, 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.
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
BIOGRAPHICAL STATEMENT ON WARD MOREHOUSEWard 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.
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