Dorothy Grace Guerrero

 Dorothy Grace Guerrero, Global Justice Now

Role

Head of policy

Biography

Dottie is Head of Policy and Advocacy since January 2017. Her work in social movements and NGOs spans 30 years. She currently works on and writes about corporate accountability, climate change, migration, trade and investment, China and other related economic justice concerns. She is originally from the Philippines and has lived in The Netherlands, Germany, Thailand and South Africa before moving to the UK. She previously worked with the Transnational Institute (TNI), African Women Unite Against Destructive Resource Extraction (WOMIN), Focus on the Global South (an Asian regional organisation), Asienhaus Deutschland and the Institute for Popular Democracy in the Philippines. She also worked as guest lecturer in MA Development Programs in universities in Asia and Germany.

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Latest posts

Around the world people are standing with Ecuador against Chevron

Yesterday Global Justice Now joined 268 organisations, trade unions, movements and networks from different countries representing hundreds of millions of people in signing a letter addressed to President Lenin Moreno Garces expressing concern about Chevron’s actions against Ecuador. It was part of a global day of action in support of Ecuador in its ongoing battle with the US oil giant.

25 years after the triumph of hope: South Africa’s lingering social justice challenges

I still vividly remember the night of 26 April 1994. It was the night of the burial of apartheid and the eve of South Africa’s first all-race elections. In a solemn ceremony, the old apartheid flag was lowered and replaced by the multi-coloured one that symbolises the rainbow nation.

Extinction Rebellion have put climate back in the headlines. What should the next steps be for addressing the climate emergency?

Extinction Rebellion’s sustained and inspiring civil disobedience actions that lasted for almost two weeks have put climate change issues front and centre where they belong. But there are learnings that we must take forward. 

Is the UK prepared for a Super China and its global New Silk Road?

For the first time since the European Union (EU) and China forged the EU-China Comprehensive Strategic Partnership in 2003, Brussels has adopted a shift in its approach towards what is currently the world’s second-biggest economy.

The UK’s post-Brexit immigration regime will help business exploit migrant workers

It is true that globalisation has created benefits for consumers, businesses and suppliers. It is propelled, however, by global supply chains, or the dominant practice of sourcing goods and services from developing countries where wages are low, laws are lax and governance of supply chains is ineffective.

Globalisation doesn’t have to be neoliberal. Our challenge is still to alter it

There are more people now who are aware that we are facing the deep, joint and linked crises of the environment and inequality. Both have already reached very unsustainable levels never seen before.

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