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From peoples@post4.tele.dk Wed May 31 09:00:31 2000
Date: Tue, 30 May 2000 22:45:07 -0500 (CDT)
Subject: NGO / G-77 ALLIANCE !
Article: 97269
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Alliance between the global resistance movement and the G-77 group of countries!

Mobilization for Global Justice, 30 May 2000

As the main conclusions: fair trade and cancellation of the Third World's so called debts, of the recent G77 summit in Havanna are identical with those of Mobilization For Global Justice, an alliance between the two parties would seem obvious.

We propose that the following letter to the Nigerian president who is the present chairman of G77, be signed by an adequate number of the Global Mobilization organisations:

Dear Mr. President,

Re: Proposal for cooperation between G77 and the NGOs.

With regard to the fundamental debt cancellation and fair trade issues, the G77 summit in Havanna once again confirmed the accordandance between the views of the G77 and the new worldwide anti-globalization movement that protested WTO/IMF/WB in Seattle and Washington

A cooperation between the two parties therefore would seem appropriate in order to achieve our common goals in the most efficient and speedy way.

The protest movement comprises thousands of organisations worldwide, but has no one permanently coordinating structure.

Therefore we cannot claim to speak on behalf of all of the movement. But in case you would be interested in our proposal, we shall work for the broadest possible backing.

With regard to debt cancellation, the Jubilee 2000's September 26th event in the UN, after collection of many million signatures worldwide, highlights a remarkable NGO contribution to morally pressure the Northern people in power to carry through the long overdue cancellation of the the debts of the poor countries.

But in case G77 countries without further delay in solidarity would decide to stop paying their debts to the rich countries and roll back the structural adjustment programs, for example in connection with publication of the total amount for which the African countries are going to sue the colonial powers, we shall be happy to advocate this solution.

It must of course be foreseen that the consequence of such steps will be a stop for the aid rendered by some of the rich countries.

The total debts by far exceeding the total aid, the total balance however should be very favorable.

And the solidarity fund redistributing the sum of all of the saved debt payments will prevent a negative balance for any individual country.

Furthermore, we should be pleased to support any claim for a kind of new Nurenberg Court such as the International Crime Court.to prosecute the persons responsible for the IMF / WB / WTO crimes against humanity.

Another urgent issue of course is the corporate dumping in the South of poisonous waste materials and products that are forbidden or unsaleable in the North, such as for instance baby food and genetically modified food stuff.

To reinforce our work we would appreciate very much if the G77 countries in the future would financially support their citizens who want to participate in our activities but cannot afford the travel expenses.

Also we should appreciate renewed efforts by the G-77 Group to abolish the mandatory visas between the G-77 countries and between these and the Northern countries, or at least to reduce the prices of the visas.

Yours faithfully,

Please sign on and return the post.

Global Exchange

Insaaf International

The United Peoples