Back to the Future

Door Redactie  op woensdag 10 oktober 2007
October 10, 2007 Not too long ago, I came across the report of the independent commission on international development issues under the chairmanship of Will Brandt (North-South: A Programme for Survival). This commission, which included our very own Jan Pronk...
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No more statues

Door Redactie  op woensdag 10 oktober 2007
October 10, 2007 Statues are usually erected to honour people who won wars. Nevertheless, preventing them is an even bigger achievement. Worldconnector Joris Voorhoeve therefore calls upon the Dutch government to invest more deeply in peace and security. Last Monday,...
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Confrontation with globalization at Rizal Avenue

Door Redactie  op woensdag 5 september 2007
September 05, 2007 What people call ‘globalization’ is often unclear. At times the term is used to describe a (neo-) liberal economic agenda. Sometimes it describes the impact of technological development.  Some see it as a socio-cultural phenomenon while others...
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From scepticism to optimism

Door Redactie  op maandag 23 juli 2007
July 23, 2007 Not so long ago, the climate change issue took me on a 24 hour roller coaster ride, from cynics to optimists. It took me a while to land on my feet again and realise what had happened....
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