Rethinking Bretton Woods | Sat, Feb 3, 2007
The European Commission's position on ""Review Clauses"": Any Hope Left on Aid for Trade?
Center of Concern | Tue, Jan 9, 2007
In this Issue:
- Signs of the Times: The U.S. Catholic Bishops' Pastoral Letter on the Economy-An Unfinished Agenda? - Martin McLaughlin
- Eat Justly! - Kristin Sampson
- U.S. Poultry in the Global Economy: Impacts on women, livelihoods, and the environment - Kristin Sampson and Carold Morrison
Global Women's Project | Mon, Jan 1, 2007
This power point presentation with reference to Catholic Social Teaching critiques globalization through three lens: globalization as a new perception of space relations, as global economic integration and as an economic doctrine. It concludes with alternative directions to pursue to bring about a more just future.
Global Women's Project | Fri, Dec 1, 2006
This article presents an overview of the U.S. poultry industury, its impacts of global trade, women, livelihoods and the environment.
Global Women's Project | Sun, Oct 15, 2006
Overview of the Strategic Partners Initiative and its emphasis on
collaboration in research and analysis of key problems at the local
level in order to identify their linkages to policy decisions at the
national and global levels, and situate them within the context of
similar experiences in the U.S. and abroad - thereby developing a more
comprehensive view of the dynamics currently at work in our world.
Center of Concern | Thu, Sep 14, 2006
In this Issue:
- Blogging Toward a Vision - Jim Hug, SJ
- Following the Yellow Brick Road . . . Over a Cliff - Kristin Sampson
- Whither the WTO? - Maria Riley, OP
- EESJ Launches Strategic Partnerships - Kristin Sampson
- The Social Gospel according to Benedict - Jill Rauh
Global Women's Project | Sat, Jul 15, 2006
The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) are a popular and much supported set of goals to cut poverty in half by 2015. But will they achieve these goals? This power point presentation takes a hard look at the goals, both their positive and negative dimensions and focuses on Goal 8 as the key for success or failure.
Global Women's Project | Thu, Jun 22, 2006
A reflection given at a solidarity workshop at the Center of Concern, June 2006.
Rethinking Bretton Woods | Sun, Jun 18, 2006
The Regional Strategy Seminar on Trade – Finance Linkages (Asia) is the second in a series of regional seminars being convened by members of the International Working Group on Trade - Finance Linkages. Such International Working Group brings together civil society organizations from both trade and financial backgrounds, North and South, with the goals of:
- increasing the effectiveness of trade and financial NGOs in achieving their respective advocacy agendas,
- find points of synergy and
- build a common, proactive advocacy platform that link trade and financial policies in ways supportive of enlarged local policy space for implementation of alternatives that promote development, gender, human rights and the environment.
Like the previous regional seminar, this one is oriented to strengthen the organic and sustained input of members from the region in the agenda and priority-setting of the working group and the North-South flow of information. The seminar will address ways to effectively expand and protect, across the institutions that are the target of trade and finance watchdog organizations, the policy space needed for the adoption of alternative policies. For this reflection it will use as a platform the sectors that are the backbone of the productive economy: agriculture, industry, services and power of the state to regulate foreign capital flows. The seminar will also address the potential of using trade-finance linkages in order to strategically shift the balance of ongoing negotiations in financial and trade venues.
Global Women's Project | Thu, Jun 15, 2006
Agriculture is central to women and women are central to agriculture as
producers, processors, retailers in the cash economy and as consumers
in their role of social reproduction in the care economy. This power
point presentation examines the multiple ways women interact with the
food supply chain.