Laurence Brahm is a global activist, international mediator, political columnist and author. He is the leading advocate of a fresh development paradigm – The Himalayan Consensus – an innovative approach to development. The Himalayan Consensus emphasizes empowering people with local pragmatism in place of broad sweeping globalized ideology and theory.

Bloomberg: One Hour Discussion on Himalayan Consensus

Bloomberg: One Hour Discussion on Himalayan Consensus


LIVE from Hong Kong, Laurence Brahm discusses how the recent G20 meeting demonstrates the need for more voices in the economic leadership group. In a one-hour interview with Bloomberg's Asia Confidential host Bernie Lo, Brahm calls for an increasing multi-polarity and better understanding of the linkages between global climate change and run-away conspicuous consumption.
The Anti-Globalization Breakfast Club

The Anti-Globalization Breakfast Club


Brahm’s 25 years in Asia have culminated in his latest book, The Anti-Globalization Breakfast Club - Manifesto for a Peaceful Revolution. The book serves as both theoretical introduction and practical global blueprint for culturally sustainable economic development, while the final chapter is a manifesto for a post-Bretton Woods financial reconstruction. See Calendar to view Brahm's speaking schedule and to fill a booking request form.

Profits and Preservation: A New Development Model in the Himalayas

Profits and Preservation: A New Development Model in the Himalayas


Globalization critics often see economic integration as a locomotive surging forward on a course to crush underdeveloped areas and indigenous cultures in its way. The threat is real, but profit and preservation need not be mutually exclusive, says Laurence Brahm, an international mediator, lawyer, author and activist.