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RBW speaks at Hearings on Least Developed Countries conference (April 2011)

Rethinking Bretton Woods | Mon, Apr 4, 2011

RBW speaks at Hearings on Least Developed Countries conference (April 2011)

Speaking at Panel II of the Interactive Civil Society Hearing of the General Assembly in Preparation for the Fourth United Nations Conference on the Least Developed Countries (UN LDC IV), April 1, 2011, RBW Project Director addressed the theme “Enhancing LDCs productive capacity and resilience for the impact of Global Crises.” In his statement he touched upon the following issues: Small enterprises, innovative financing, trade as an instrument of financial resilience, and LDCs voice at the Group of 20.  

 

MDGs still achievable, but role of public sector is key, CSOs say (September 2010)

Rethinking Bretton Woods | Fri, Sep 24, 2010

MDGs still achievable, but role of public sector is key, CSOs say (September 2010)

“The future of democracy depends on whether civil society and trade unions can develop the capacity to counter the lobby of the financial sector.” This dramatic statement was made by Nancy Alexander, from the Heinrich Boell Foundation, at the opening of a side-event held on the fringes of the Millennium Development Goals Review Summit.

 

Raiding the Public Till: Financial Crisis and the Millennium Development Goals (September 2010)

Rethinking Bretton Woods | Fri, Sep 10, 2010

Raiding the Public Till: Financial Crisis and the Millennium Development Goals (September 2010)

Download pdf flyer invitation. 

 

Heinrich Boell Foundation, CIDSE, Social Watch and UN-NGLS

invite you to

Raiding the Public Till: The Financial Crisis and the MDGs

September 21st, 2010,

1pm-4pm

Boss Room, Church Center, 8th Floor, 777 UN Plaza, New York City, NY

RBW speaks at Hearings on Millennium Development Goals (June 2010)

Rethinking Bretton Woods | Thu, Jun 17, 2010

RBW speaks at Hearings on Millennium Development Goals (June 2010)

On June 15, speaking at the Informal Interactive Hearings with NGOs, Civil Society and the Private Sector on the Millennium Development Goals, RBW Director Aldo Caliari, delivered a statement. The Hearings were held in preparation for the MDG High Level Plenary Meeting on the Millennium Development Goals, at the UN Headquarters in New York.
G8 meeting: Will the poor be abandoned? (July 2009)

Rethinking Bretton Woods | Fri, Jul 3, 2009

G8 meeting: Will the poor be abandoned? (July 2009)

As the participants in the Group of Eight summit gathered in L'Aquila, Italy, July 8-10, the economic crisis gripping the world was getting lots of attention. In this interview for Catholic News Service, Aldo Caliari speaks about what can be expected from the G8 meeting, and how it relates to the recently held UN Conference on the World Financial and Economic Crisis.

 

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