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President

Local Address: New York City, New York, United States
Council on International and Public Affairs
777 United Nations Plaza
New York, New York 10017
United States

Company Description: CIPA seeks to further the study and public understanding of problems and affairs of the peoples of the United States and other nations of the world through...   more
Background

Employment History

  • Principal Organizer
    Permanent People's Tribunal
  • Chairman
    Intermediate Technology Development Group of North America
  • President
    Intermediate Technology Development Group of North America
  • Bhopal Memorial Hospital Trust
  • Political Science Teacher
    New York University

Board Memberships and Affiliations

Education

  • MA
163 Total References
Web References
Shared Prosperity-Decent Work
02d9ed5.netsolhost.com, 22 May 2014 [cached]
(MA); Sid Greenfield; Douglas Grote (NJ); Philip Harvey (NJ/PA); Logan Martinez (OH); Ward Morehouse (MA); William P. Quigley (LA); the Rev. Marcel Welty.
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Ward Morehouse, Pres., Council on International & Public Affairs
Achievements | CIPA
www.cipagroup.org, 2 April 2014 [cached]
Center for International Training and Education (CITE), was a project of CIPA headed by director Ward Morehouse and the late Leon Clark, a prominent international educator, who died unexpectedly in 2003. CITE spawned the "Eyes Books" now still available from the Apex Press but with the loss of Dr. Leon Clark, the Center was disbanded and the books have been updated by new editors with Publisher Ward Morehouse filling in for Leon Clark.
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Program on Corporations, Law & Democracy, was a project incubated buy CIPA, with CIPA director Ward Morehouse as co-founder of POCLAD with prominent anti-corporate activist Richard Grossman in 1994.
Who We Are
Old.StudentsForBhopal.org, 9 May 2014 [cached]
Ward Morehouse President, Council on International and Public Affairs
Ward Morehouse, author and human rights activist, is President of the Council on International and Public Affairs , a research, education, and advocacy group working on environmental and social justice issues. He is also Co-Director of the Program on Corporations, Law and Democracy and Chairman of the Intermediate Technology Development Group of North America.
Morehouse has written or edited some 20 books, including The Bhopal Tragedy ; Abuse of Power: The Social Performance of Multinational Corporations ; Worker Empowerment in a Changing Economy ; and The Underbelly of the U.S. Economy. He is co-founder of the International Campaign for Justice in Bhopal and Communities Concerned About Corporations, a network of workers, community activists, victims of industrial disasters, and socially concerned investors fighting corporate power. He is also a member of the regular panel of jurists for the Permanent People's Tribunal headquartered in Rome.
A former academic, Morehouse taught Political Science at New York University and has been a Visiting Professor at the University of Lund in Sweden and the Administrative Staff College of India in Hyderabad. He has also been a consultant to various United Nations agencies, including UNESCO, UNIDO (United Nations Industrial Development Organization), UNCTAD (United Nations Conference on Trade and Development), and the Center on Transnational Corporations. [ Email Ward ]
What's Up in Northeast Ohio Postings
www.nhlink.net, 14 May 2000 [cached]
Ward Morehouse, Co-Director of the Program on Corporations, Law and Democracy [ POCLAD ] and President of the Council of International and Public Affairs [ CIPA ] will visit Ohio November 8-11, 2000.He will take part in a conference on globalization in Akron during the evening of Friday, November 10 and Saturday, November 11.
Morehouse is a leader in both the United States and abroad in educating about and organizing around human rights violations of corporations and governmental complicity of human and environmental harms of corporate actions.He was the main organizer of the recent Global People's Tribunal on Corporate Crimes Against Humanity which were part of the WTO activities in Seattle in November, 1999.
Morehouse is available to speak to college/university and other audiences on Wednesday, November 8 ; Thursday, November 9 ; and Friday, November 10.A $ 1000 honoraria is requested.
All hororaria received will go to POCLAD, a US non-profit organization which instigates democratic conversations and actions that contest the authority of corporations to define our cultures, govern nations and plunder the Earth. POCLAD is one of the leading national organizations helping citizens rethink the relationship between citizens and corporations and reassess strategies to assert citizen authority over corporations.
Below is a short biography of Morehouse.A full curriculum vitae is available upon request.
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We hope that you will have the opportunity to hear and engage with Ward in November wherever you are in Ohio.
Thank you for your consideration
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BIOGRAPHICAL STATEMENT ON WARD MOREHOUSE
Ward Morehouse, author and human rights activist, is President of the Council on International and Public Affairs, a research, education, and advocacy group working on environmental and social justice issues.He is also Co-Director of the Program on Corporations, Law and Democracy and Chairman of the Intermediate Technology Development Group of North America.
Morehouse has written or edited some 20 books, including The Bhopal Tragedy, Abuse of Power : The Social Performance of Multinational Corporations, Worker Empowerment in a Changing Economy, Building Sustainable Communities, and The Underbelly of the US Economy.He is founder of the International Coalition for Justice in Bhopal and Communities Concerned about Corporations, a network of workers, community activists, victims of industrial disasters, and socially concerned investors fighting corporate power.He is a member of the regular panel of jurists for the Permanent People's Tribunal headquartered in Rome and is currently engaged in organizing a session of the Tribunal in 2000 on Global Corporations and Human Wrongs.
Morehouse has long been active in the fight against corporate power when it undermines human rights and democratic values and destroys the environment.He has been a leader in the struggle for justice of the victims of the world's worst industrial disaster in Bhopal, India.
A former academic, Morehouse taught Political Science at New York University and has been a Visiting Professor at the University of Lund in Sweden and the Administrative Staff College of India in Hyderabad.He has also been a consultant to various United Nations agencies, including UNESCO, UNIDO (United Nations Industrial Development Organization), UNCTAD (United Nations Conference on Trade and Development), and the Centre on Transnational Corporations.
Morehouse is the principal organizer of the Permanent People's Tribunal on Global Corporations and Human Wrongs, which was held at the University of Warwick Law Faculty in the UK in March, 2000.He was also the lead organizer of the Global People's Tribunal on Corporate Crimes Against Humanity which took place at the WTO gathering in Seattle in November, 1999.
May 2000
Mon, 01 May 2000 18 : 51 : 27 -0700From : mailto : s.robinson@csuohio.edu
Shays2 - Western Mass. Committee on Corporations and Democracy
shays2.org, 13 April 2014 [cached]
Memorial Service and Celebration of a Life for Ward Morehouse
Memorial Service
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Reveille From a Radical: Songs, Stories and Food in Celebration of Ward Morehouse's Life and Mission
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Please come with your memories and stories of Ward.
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Ward Morehouse 1929-2012
Ward Morehouse, 83, an internationally known human rights and anti-corporate activist, author, publisher, international educator, union activist, housebuilder, lover of dogs and children, died June 30 while swimming laps in a pond near his home in Northampton, Massachusetts.
He had a multifaceted 60-year career that spanned many fields -- activism, writing and publishing, alternative economics, establishing "people's law," and civil disobedience against war -- but were all connected by the thread of his passion for social justice and equality.
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Morehouse was internationally known mostly for his work against corporate assaults on human rights
He was one of the organizers of the International Campaign for Justice in Bhopal (ICJB) in 1985, shortly after the 1984 Union Carbide chemical spill that leftmore than 22,000 people dead, often called India's Hiroshima. When Dow Chemical bought Union Carbide and did not clean up the lethal chemicals continuing to pollute Bhopal's ground and water,it only confirmed Morehouse's understanding that the core problem was to find a way to exert citizen control over corporations
He was a co-founder in 1994, with the late Richard Grossman, of POCLAD (Program on Corporations, Law and Democracy). Many of Morehouse's essays are included in the standard introductory book for anti-corporate activism, Defying Corporations, Defining Democracy: A Book of History and Strategy . Grossman once described Morehouse as "the most unpretentious person I know. He either keeps his ego in check or he doesn't have one. He truly cares about people and that is his great strength. (Comments about Morehouse by other POCLAD colleagues are on the home page of POCLAD's website.
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from POCLAD books collection, published & edited by Ward Morehouse: Good books on the growth of corporate power: Defying Corporations, Defining Democracy
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