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

Crafting a treaty to stop corporate impunity: the challenges we face in the Fifth Session

Social movements, environmental groups, trade unions and campaigners have once again organised a “Week of Mobilisations” in Geneva to follow and influence the five-day negotiation process of the United Nations Open-Ended Intergovernmental Working Group (OEIGWG) on the Binding Treaty on Transnational Corporations and Other Business Enterprises (UN Binding Treaty on TNCs).

Degrowth and the perspectives about it from the South

Degrowth is a political, economic, and social movement based on ecological economics, anti-consumerist and anti-capitalist ideas that seek to address the limits-to-growth dilemma.

G7 Summit 2019: The super-rich countries fight against inequality they themselves created

The 45th Summit of the seven richest capitalist countries, known as the Group of Seven or G7, opened in the south-western French city of Biarritz, in the French Basque Country, on 24 August. Presided over by the French president Emmanuel Macron, this year’s focus is on fighting global inequality. The host country of the summit normally takes the leadership in setting the objectives.

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. 

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