MOSCOW, May 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
Post Globalization Initiative - A new political international expert chain was established on a scientific conference in Moscow. Conference «Post globalization: The end of neoliberalism and renaissance of social state» took place in Moscow State University, gathering many experts and politicians from BRICS countries and USA.
Crisis of neoliberal model and hegemony of the USA were declared during scientific conference on April, 30 in Moscow. It was the first conference within the new international initiative - Post Globalization.
Initiators of the project are: Institute of globalization and social movements (Russia), Transnational Institute (Amsterdam), the Center of development of civil society (Republic of South Africa), Forum on the Global South, Krityka Polityczna (Poland - Ukraine) and others.
The project idea is organization of the international research group for conceptual development of the new world economic order principles, the corresponding social policy, and also reasonable constructive criticism of existing international institutes.
"We term this joint project "Post-globalization Initiative" organizing our efforts on international level without forgetting about all sorts of specific differences that make our search for a viable alternative so complicated but also so exciting. Our international debate will result not only in organizing various meetings, discussions, public events, including the Counter-Summit, publishing books and articles in different languages, but also in developing a long term cooperation aimed at changing international public opinion and dominant trends in expert community, opening a strategic perspective for more democratic, egalitarian and people-centered development in a multi-polar world" is written in the manifesto.
During the first conference on April, 30 in Moscow, where a lot of participants had hot and fruitful discussions, one of the main ideas was announced: "The end of the hegemony of the USA and BRICS as locomotive of new world economic order". This thought was declared by University of Manitoba Professor Radhica Desai. Alan Freeman, Professor at London Metropolitan University, was speaking about investing in civilization, brought an idea when social justice could be the overcoming of economic crisis. Politician from Lithuania Algirdas Palekis, illustrated the crush of neoliberal project on the example of his country.
In conclusion participants have decided to organize Counter-Summit for G-20 in St. Petersburg. They are sure that it gives an opportunity to form a movement, which are brought together not only by the common need to criticize the "Washington consensus" and current global economic order but also by the common will to design new policies and alternative strategies to overcome the current crisis.
More information and upcoming agenda look for http://www.pglobal.org
Initiative founding members:
Transnational Institute (TNI) Attac France (France), Centre for Civil Society (South Africa), Brazilian Network for Peoples Integration/REBRIP (Brazil) Navdanya/ Research Foundation for Science Technology and Ecology (India) Focus on the Global South (Asia: Thailand, Philippines, India), Global Exchange (USA), Institute for Global Research and Social Movements (Russia).
SOURCE Post Globalization Initiative