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Oswaldo De Rivero

Oswaldo de Rivero is a Diplomat, Ambassador (retired) with the Foreign Service of Peru. He has served in London, Moscow, Geneva and New York; as Peru's Permanent Representative to the World Trade Organization (WTO), to the United Nations Offices in Geneva and New York and on the United Nations Security Council. He graduated from the Peruvian Diplomatic Academy and carried out Postgraduate studies at the Graduate Institute for International Studies, Geneva. He is the author of: International Development Law and New International Economic Order; El Mito del Desarrollo: Fondo de Cultura Económica, México, published in English as The Myth of Development by Zedbooks. The book has been translated into French, Portuguese, Arabic, Japanese and Turkish. He has written numerous essays and articles in Le Monde Diplomatique, The UNESCO Courier, as well as the written press in Geneva and Latin America.

Works

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The Myth of Development
Non-Viable Economies and the Crisis of Civilization, Second Edition

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The message of this courageous classic book is that the benefits of development, so long promised over the past sixty years, have not come about for most...
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The Myth of Development
The Non-Viable Economies of the 21st Century

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This provocative book asks readers to be politically realistic about what is happening to the overwhelming majority of people in Third World countries. With...
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