Friday, September 25, 2009

Profile: Third World Network

Third World Network - International
Speaker: Lim Li Ching

The Third World Network (TWN) is based in Penang, Malaysia, and works through a network of regional partners in Uruguay, Ghana, India and Sweden. Since its inception in 1984, TWN has focused on its mission: “To bring about a greater articulation of the needs and rights of peoples in the Third World, a fair distribution of world resources, and forms of development which are ecologically sustainable and fulfill human needs.”*

Main activities of TWN include research on economic, social and environmental issues pertaining to the South, media and publication activities, meetings, seminars and workshops on international issues, specifically those relevant to the South, and participation in international conferences and processes.

Speaker Lim Li Ching is a Researcher at Third World Network Malaysia.

*Information taken from, last accessed September 25, 2009.

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