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Klimaforum: A People’s Declaration on Climate Change


Statement issued by Klimaform09 in Copenhagen, December 10, 2009

There are solutions to the climate crisis. What people and the planet need is a just and sustainable transition of our societies to a form that will ensure the rights of life and dignity of all peoples and deliver a more fertile planet and more fulfilling lives to future generations.  Read more »

Tackling Climate Change – False solutions and real solutions

COP 15

Climate change is the most important challenge facing mankind today. Its existence cannot be contested any longer, it is happening right before our eyes. The dangers are immense and time is extremely short. According to the leading scientific body for the study on climate change, the United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) an increase of 2 degrees Celsius of average global temperature above pre-industrial levels would have devastating effects: mass extinction of species, millions of people put at risk from crop failures, water shortages, flooding and homelessness.  Read more »

Resistance is Ripe! Agriculture Action Day


Call to the Climate Agriculture Action Day December 15th, 2009

Local production for local consumption � change the food system, not the

As scientific predictions of climate catastrophe continue to grow, world
leaders gather in Copenhagen on 7-18 December 2009 at the United Nations
Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) � and the world waits for
action. The people are ready to change the world in order to save it -
but so far government solutions have revolved around setting up market  Read more »

Hungary and the IMF: indebted future


In Hungary, the IMF seems to be modestly improving its flexibility and conditionality compared to its dreadful practices in previous decades. However, a still distinctively neoliberal vision of how economies work is in play attributable as much to the Hungarian government as to the IMF. The deficits of democracy and poor economic governance in Hungary make our indebted future increasingly bleak.

By Zsolt Boda, Védegylet, Budapest, Hungary  Read more »

Are we on the right track?


Opening today, Trialog, along with a few other promintent CEE development NGOs and Concorde ( European platform of NGDOs), has organised a 3 day think tank of 140 participants, all with a background in what could be broadly termed international development work. The event was well oversubscribed giving a strong indication that the issues the programme addresses are already on people's minds.
The main question: are we on the right track? - is clearly up for review.
Here is the program and the aims of the conference:  Read more »