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By World Commission on the Social Dimension of Globalization

ISBN-10: 9221154262

ISBN-13: 9789221154266

It is a groundbreaking document urging that construction a good and inclusive globalization turn into a global precedence. Calling for an "urgent reconsider" of present rules and associations of worldwide governance, the record makes an attempt to wreck the present deadlock by means of concentrating on the troubles and aspirations of individuals and at the how one can higher harness the possibility of globalization itself. This document used to be compiled by means of the realm fee at the Social Dimensions of Globalization, co-chaired by means of the Presidents of Finland and Tanzania, and whose individuals comprise a Nobel Economics Laureate, parliamentarians, social and fiscal specialists and representatives of commercial and multinational enterprises, geared up labour, academia and civil society. This greatly consultant workforce has positioned forth, via this document, the 1st systematic try to care for social dimensions of globalization. between its prescriptions for reaching a good and inclusive globalization, the document proposes a sequence of coordinated measures throughout a extensive entrance to enhance governance and responsibility at either nationwide and foreign degrees. those contain fairer ideas for foreign exchange, funding, finance and migration, which take account of all pursuits, rights and duties; measures to advertise center labour criteria and a minimal point of social safeguard within the worldwide economic climate; and new efforts to mobilize overseas assets to elevate features and meet the Millennium improvement objectives (MDGs).

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88. Oil was seen as a mixed blessing. While it funded infrastructure projects and had permitted a large increase in both public and private consumption, it had also undermined the growth of local industry and agriculture and had increased inequality within and across the countries of the region. The rich states had come to rely on imported workers from both within and beyond the Arab world. The global importance of oil had encouraged political interference from outside forces. 89. Many people in the region associated globalization with the intrusion by foreign powers into their economic and political affairs, which undermined sovereignty and encouraged wasteful military expenditure.

They express the concerns of people at a time of great change and uncertainty: • Respect for human rights and human dignity, including gender equality. This lies at the heart of commitments already undertaken by the international community. • Respect for diversity of culture, religion, political and social opinion, while fully respecting universal principles. • Fairness. Fairness is a notion which is deeply felt and clearly recognized by people in every country. It is a standard of justice which many use to judge globalization and the equitable distribution of its benefits.

It was “time to save corporations from themselves”. Deregulation and the emphasis on shareholder value had gone too far. Increased global competition encouraged employers to play “fast and loose with labour practices”, including the replacement of decent employment with insecure informal, casual and contract work. For many corporations, Views and perceptions 21 Part II Page 22 Friday, April 16, 2004 2:44 PM voluntary corporate social responsibility was simply “an attempt at a public relations repair job”, without any real effect on mainstream business operations.

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