Daily Archives: 6 March 2013

Making Trade and Finance Work for People and the Planet

Economic development based on competition has failed to solve the dire problems of hunger, increasing mass poverty, social inequity and lack of a meaningful life for billions of people, while frantic consumption in developed places is driving the world to the edge of an environmental disaster. A new international Consensus is needed to promote a holistic and inclusive development, to share the world resources more equitably and efficiently, to supply the essentials of life to all men and women regardless of their purchase power, and to provide monetary stability for a balanced economic development.

Responding to Global Crises: New Development Paths

Neu, foundations are needed. Consolidating the tumbling order will not work. Tomorrow cannot be like yesterday. we are standing at the crossroads and this is a time of major opportunity for change’. What is needed is not a mere compromise on present multilateral arrangements and the current, laisser-faire’ but a complete restructuration of our international economic relations.

Why a Green and Global Marshall Plan can’t be avoided ?


A new Multilateral Economic and Ecological Consensus is needed to tackle the challenge of that time. We are standing at the crossroads. The point is not to adapt the world