Category - Globalisation

  • 16 Jan 2013

    An ecumenical delegation has delivered a statement on ethical principles for a new global economic system to Bolivian government officials.

  • 9 Oct 2011

    Scholars claim the biggest change in the history of Christianity is underway amid the religion's move to Africa, Latin America and Asia.

  • 26 May 2011

    A gathering of the Sociology of Religion Research Group of the British Sociological Association gives Professor Richard H. Robert an opportunity to discuss the shifting patterns concerning discourse about religion in academe, the secular intellectual environment and the paradigm of glocalism.

  • 8 Jan 2011

    As I have observed in previous articles arising from my 2011 Ghana trip, economic and political life here is comparatively stable and prosperous, and there has been substantial growth over the past decade - but how benefits are assessed very much depends on perspective. Structurally, and in terms of levelling income and power distribution, things look much less rosy, for sure.

  • 7 Jan 2011

    If you want Western-style consumption, you'll find it in abundance at the Accra Mall. But thankfully, there are many in West Africa keen to encourage sustainable tourism that is both environmentally and culturally sensitive.

  • 7 Jan 2011

    Travelling around as a comparatively prosperous person in a country marked by significant poverty and inequality is not easy - unless you are largely insensitive to these things, which sadly, some Westerners seem to be, just reckoning that "this is simply the way things are" and revelling in how much their overvalued dollar can buy.

  • 10 Jun 2010

    A major correction to world GDP is inevitable, economist Hannes Kunz told attendees at an international forum in Colle di Val d'Elsa, Italy on Tuesday.

  • 28 May 2010

    Win one of three pairs of tickets to the National Theatre’s spectacular new production Welcome to Thebes - a new play by Moira Buffini.

  • 7 Jul 2009

    Pope Benedict XVI’s encyclical on globalisation, economics and poverty must set the tone for a new approach to global development which ensures dignity for all people and long-term environmental sustainability, says Progressio.

  • 1 Apr 2009

    Pope Benedict XVI has urged British PM Gordon Brown to push for the establishment of an ethically-grounded financial system at the G20 summit that begins in London on Thurday.