Glopolis is a non-partisan, non-governmental organization which focuses on the analysis of economic globalization, trade, development, agriculture and climate change.
Glopolis and FoRS – the Czech Forum for Development Cooperation organized an election debate entitled “Who would the poorest inhabitants of the planet vote for?” held on 5 May 2010 at the Hotel Jalta.
Participating in the discussion, the main subjects of which can be summarised in three questions – What does development cooperation mean for Czech politicians? Can global trade solve the problem of world hunger? Do we need a new economic system and a new economy? – were Jan Hamáček (Social Democratic Party), Jan Zahradil (Civic Democratic Party), Karel Schwarzenberg (TOP09), Ondřej Liška (Green Party), Viktor Paggio (Public Affairs) and Jana Hybášková (Christian Democrats).
You can watch the entire debate (116 min.)
along with an edited version (13 min.)
The debate was held as part of a joint initiative entitled “Clever Choice” sponsored by FoRS, Glopolis, Green Circle and Friends of the Earth Czech Republic; the debate was funded by the EU.