By Martin Khor The United Nations’ Cancun climate conference, which adopted a text early on 11 December had a strange outcome. It was acclaimed by many for reviving the spirit of multilateralism in the climate change system, because another collapse after the disastrous failure of the Copenhagen talks a year ago would have knocked another [...]
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By Johan Boyden DEC. 13 – The opening ceremonies of the World Festival of Youth and Students wrapped up with a bang, as fireworks exploded over a large sports stadium in a township outside Pretoria. Delegates had just heard President Zuma welcome them to South Africa, and the leader of the African National Congress Youth [...]
The 12th International Meeting of Communist and Workers` Parties took place in Tshwane, South Africa from Dec. 3-5, on the theme “The deepening systemic crisis of capitalism. The tasks of Communists in defence of sovereignty, deepening social alliances, strengthening the anti‑imperialist front in the struggle for peace, progress and Socialism”. 102 delegates representing 51 participating [...]
Special to PV Over 100 delegates representing 51 parties from around the world came together in early December in the municipality of Tshwane (which includes the city of Pretoria), South Africa for the 12th annual International Meeting of Communist and Workers’ Parties (IMCWP). This meeting chose as its theme the deepening systemic crisis of capitalism [...]
PV Youth Bureau Over 118 countries will be represented at the 17th World Festival of Youth and Students, with 76 preparatory committees already confirming participation in the largest gathering of anti‑imperialist youth in the world, organizers said in November. As People’s Voice has reported, the Festival will be held in South Africa, making it the [...]
The 17th World Festival of Youth and Students (WFYS) is coming!