Archive for April, 2003

Improving the rules of the game of globalization

Friday, 25 April 2003 2 comments

The Jakarta Post, 20th Anniversary Special Edition, 25 April 2003
Progress With Indonesia – Trade and Industry section

Yanuar Nugroho

From the Asian Social Forum at Hyderabad, India, in January 2003 to the World Social Forum at Porto Allegre, Brazil, in February 2003, held as the alternative to the World Economic Forum in Davos, strong criticism – if not rejection- has been leveled at the current practice of globalization.

But which practice?

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Earth Day: Rethinking our approach to the earth

Wednesday, 23 April 2003 2 comments

The Jakarta Post, 23 April 2003 – HEADLINE NEWS

by Yanuar Nugroho,

Founded in 1970 by Gaylord Nelson, a former United States senator from Wisconsin, Earth Day has grown into a global event. This year, April 22 marks the 33rd celebration of Earth Day, a day when people around the world hold events to honor our planet and to remind everyone about the importance of our ecosystem.

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Defending global essentials: Notes from Kyoto

Tuesday, 1 April 2003 Leave a comment

The Jakarta Post, Tuesday, 1 April 2003, OPINION & EDITORIAL
Yanuar Nugroho

While 1.1 billion people do not have access to safe drinking water and almost 2.4 billion do not have adequate sanitation, according to the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), only 1.6 percent of development assistance is spent on providing water and sanitation services. Over 2.3 billion people suffer from water-related diseases, and it is the leading cause of death in the world.

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