Socialist Affairs

Issue 4, Volume 49


Africa’s strategy

South African President Thabo Mbeki of the African National Congress, talks of the opportunities offered by the New Partnership for Africa’s Development

Towards stability in South-Eastern Europe

Georgi Parvanov, President of Bulgaria, sets out his view of his country’s options for the future

Sharing globalisation

President Kim Dae-jung of Korea, winner of the Nobel Peace Prize in 2000, links human rights to economic rights


Socialist Affairs traces the life of Xanana Gusmão, the first President of the new independent state of East Timor

Fairer societies - the secret of economic growth

José Antonio Ocampo, Executive Secretary of the UN Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean, explains how the mere reduction of the state is no recipe for a country’s success

Election Diary: Zimbabwe’s tragedy

Kevin Rudd, Australian Shadow Minister for Foreign Affairs, Australian Labor Party, was an election observer in the Commonwealth Observer Group during the recent Zimbabwean elections and participated in the drafting of the Commonwealth report on the conduct of them

The aim: democracy in Belarus

Mikalai Statkevich, Chair of the Belarusian Social Democratic Party, sets out the strategy for bringing good government to his country