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Global Poverty and the Global Common Good in U.S. 2008 Elections (October 2008)

Rethinking Bretton Woods | Thu, Oct 30, 2008

Global Poverty and the Global Common Good in U.S. 2008 Elections (October 2008)

As part of its series Elections 2008: Voting the Common Good, Center of Concern has released a new paper, Global Poverty and the Global Common Good.

In 2000 governments from across the world gathered together to sign the Millennium Declaration that contains a commitment to reduce poverty in the world by half by 2015.

RBW to speak at Rio Group preparatory seminar on Financing for Development (August 2008)

Rethinking Bretton Woods | Fri, Aug 29, 2008

RBW to speak at Rio Group preparatory seminar on Financing for Development (August 2008)

Center of Concern staff, Aldo Caliari, was invited to speak at a seminar co-organized by the Rio Group and the Economic and Social Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean, held in Santiago (Chile). 

The seminar  "EL GRUPO DE RÍO Y LA CONFERENCIA INTERNACIONAL SOBRE LA FINANCIACIÓN PARA EL DESARROLLO",  was held in preparation for the upcoming Doha Financing for Development Review Conference (scheduled for Novembe 29-December 2). It touched upon several key issues of relevance to Latin American governments participating in the conference.

2008 Follow-Up Conference on Financing for Development: Fulfilling the Promise of Monterrey? (March 2008)

Rethinking Bretton Woods | Tue, Apr 1, 2008

2008 Follow-Up Conference on Financing for Development: Fulfilling the Promise of Monterrey? (March 2008)

In this article, appeared in the March 2008 edition of Interaction's newsletter Monday Developments, Aldo Caliari writes about the importance and achievements of the Financing for Development Conference held in Monterrey (Mexico), 2002, and the prospects for the upcoming Doha Financing for Development Review Conference, to be held at the end of 2008 in Doha, Qatar.
The IMF's ""multilateral consultations"":  were the skeptics right? (February 2007)

Rethinking Bretton Woods | Thu, Feb 8, 2007

The IMF's ""multilateral consultations"": were the skeptics right? (February 2007)

The establishment of a “new procedure” for carrying out multilateral surveillance was a key pillar in the Medium Term Strategy promoted by Managing Director, Mr. Rodrigo de Rato. Almost one year since the International Monetary and Financial Committee (the policy-making committee of the IMF Board), endorsed “multilateral consultations”, claims that they would bring the IMF back from irrelevance sound less convincing.

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