General Information

Learn the basics of globalization by consulting our selection of resources providing you with the best introduction and overview to one of the most critical and divisive issue of our age. 

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World Social Forum

The World Social Forum is perhaps the most important platform, at the global level, for developing an alternative model of globalization that works for all citizens and the environment. 

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Free Trade Agreements

Are they essential in the creation of jobs and fostering economic growth or are they instruments of corporate power leading to the suppression of workers rights and environmental legislation? Refer to our resources and decide!

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Neoliberal Globalisation

In the name of economic growth, the neoliberal model of globalisation has led to massive economic liberalization across the world through privatisation, austerity, deregulation and unrestricted flows of capital. Learn more about the debates surrounding neoliberalism here. 

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Hot Topics

Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership

The TTIP is the largest proposed trade agreement between two of the world’s largest economies, the U.S.A. and EU. Negotiations are ongoing and secret. Stay informed here.

Corporate Social Responsibility

CSR means being aware of the impact that different industries have on aspects of society. This impact is gaining importance as more companies are working at a global level.

Multinationals

Globalization has resulted in corporations working in many countries. Many of these corporations lack ecological and human rights standards, and often use globalization as a way to evade these ethical laws and national taxes for profit gain.

Must Watch

The Corporation

a film by M. Achbar, J. Abbott&J. Bakan 

Must Read

A Trade Agenda

by Friends of the Earth

Suggested Blog

The Future of Globalisation

by the GVI

Hero of the Month

Naomi Klein

Best-selling author, social activist, and filmmaker, Klein is known for her political views on corporate globalization and capitalism.

Featured Organisation of the Month

The Rules

The Rules is a worldwide network of activists, artists, writers, farmers, peasants, students, workers, designers, hackers, spiritualists and dreamers, collaborating to push the narrative on globalisation in a new direction. 

Featured Online Resource of the Month

Global Governance Watch

The Global Governance Watch is a project  designed to raise awareness about global governance trends and developments and to monitor how the work of transnational organizations influences domestic policies and outcomes.