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Document Motorised Mobility, Climate Change and Globalisation
Located in Resources / / Justice, diakonia and responsibility for creation / Climate change, water
Document Background paper on a New International Financial Architecture
FINANCIAL SERVICES, ECONOMIC NEEDS AND GLOBAL FINANCIAL ARCHITECTURE A background paper by Barry Herman
Located in Resources / / Poverty, wealth and ecology: impact of economic globalization / Finance, speculation, debt
Document Lusaka declaration
Located in Resources / / Poverty, wealth and ecology: impact of economic globalization / Finance, speculation, debt
Document South-south summit declaration
Located in Resources / / Poverty, wealth and ecology: impact of economic globalization / Finance, speculation, debt
Document Tegucigalpa declaration
Declaration from a meeting with Latin American and Caribbean Jubilee 2000 coalitions (Honduras, January 1999).
Located in Resources / / Poverty, wealth and ecology: impact of economic globalization / Finance, speculation, debt
Document The Current Economic Crisis, its causes, its impact and possible alternatives
A lecture in honour of the late Rev. Joseph Wing given during the 33rd Assembly of The United Congregational Church of Southern Africa - UCCSA-24th August,2009, Molepolole, Botswana
Located in Resources / / Poverty, wealth and ecology: impact of economic globalization / Finance, speculation, debt
Document WCC dossier on globalization and debt
Located in Resources / / Poverty, wealth and ecology: impact of economic globalization / Finance, speculation, debt
Document Yaoundé declaration
A sub-regional seminar on "Debt in Central Africa" was held in Yaoundé, Cameroon, from 10 to 12 January 2000. The seminar falls within the framework of the Accra, Lomé, Johannesburg and Lusaka meetings. It was jointly organised by the World Council of Churches (WCC), the All Africa Conference of Churches (AACC), the Federation of Protestant Churches and Missions of Cameroon (FEMEC) and the Ecumenical Service for Peace (SeP), Cameroon. Apart from nationals of Central African countries and Mauritius, the seminar equally saw the participation of resource persons from various organisations of the North and the South that advocate debt cancellation (Eurodad, Uganda Debt Network, Jubilee 2000 South Africa, Jubilee 2000 London Africa Initiative). There was a consensus on the following leading ideas: 1. The debt of poor countries should be completely cancelled! This is a main prerequisite for poverty and misery alleviation and for regaining their dignity; 2. The struggle for debt cancellation is a struggle for social justice. It aims to free the human person from the yoke of everlasting economic domination and slavery. The fight concerns all of us. All the components of civil society, without exclusion, should contribute to the fight; 3. Debt is not only an economic problem. It is a fundamentally moral and ethical problem which requires various solutions -political, legal and social.
Located in Resources / / Poverty, wealth and ecology: impact of economic globalization / Finance, speculation, debt
Document AGAPE background document
Located in Resources / / Poverty, wealth and ecology: impact of economic globalization / Neoliberal paradigm
Document AGAPE Consultation: Budapest Call for Climate Justice
A consultation on Poverty, Wealth and Ecology in Europe organized by the Conference of European Churches (CEC) and the World Council of Churches (WCC) in cooperation with churches in Hungary ended on Friday 12 November 2010 by adopting a "Budapest Call for Climate Justice".
Located in Resources / / Poverty, wealth and ecology: impact of economic globalization / Neoliberal paradigm