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

10 Years Since the Financial Crisis: Why the multiple crises will not be solved by business as usual

The neoliberal promise that we will have increased economic growth through free trade to improve our lives and the health of our planet was never delivered by the institutions that created the multiple crises we are facing because it is not possible. It never was. The continued pursuits of such policies are resulting in greater inequality, worsening environmental crisis, and erosion of peoples’ rights and sovereignty.

Asia Europe People’s Forum: Responding to new global challenges and building new solidarity partnerships between Asia and Europe


29 September 2018

This weekend Global Justice Now has joined partner organisations in Asia and Europe in co-organising the 12th Asia Europe People’s Forum (AEPF12) which is being held in Ghent, Belgium from 29 September to 1 October. More than 400 registered participants from 44 countries will be joining over the three days.

Britain: the newest ‘Pacific Island’ paradise?

In a somewhat surreal twist, UK trade minister Liam Fox has announced a consultation on whether the UK should seek to join the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) when it leaves the EU next March. Quite rightly, many think this move is ridiculous as we are nowhere near the Pacific.

Trump’s trade war is not the alternative to free trade we need

American protectionism, under Donald Trump’s “America First”, is creating and accelerating deep global shifts that are threatening the global trade, investment and financial regime that the US built and has benefited from over the last four decades.

Colonialism, borders and justice should be in our conversation about migration

In opposing the hostile environment for immigrants, we must link the root causes of poverty and inequality around the world with the rise of migration. The failure to understand and communicate the role of neoliberalism in causing the collapse of working and living conditions in countries of the North has driven anti-migrant sentiments.

Asian and European campaigners vow to fight destructive trade deals and push for a binding UN corporate treaty

“New generation free trade agreements  are being aggressively pursued in Asia and Europe. They are destructive to our lives, to our democracy and the planet, and they are being negotiated without transparency and public participation to give more power to transnational corporations.” This, in brief, was the shared analysis of the participants in a recently held conference in Jakarta.

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