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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)

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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

Bringing Human Rights to Bear in Times of Crisis (March 2010)

Rethinking Bretton Woods | Tue, Mar 2, 2010

Bringing Human Rights to Bear in Times of Crisis (March 2010)

This report was co-authored by Center of Concern with Association for Women's Rights in Development (AWID), Center for Economic and Social Rights (CESR), the Center for Women's Global Leadership at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey (CWGL) and the International Network for Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ESCR-Net).

Brave New World Emerges from IMF / World Bank Istanbul Meetings (October 2009)

Rethinking Bretton Woods | Thu, Oct 15, 2009

Brave New World Emerges from IMF / World Bank Istanbul Meetings (October 2009)

Brave New World Emerges from IMF / World Bank Istanbul Meetings

The IMF /World Bank 2009 Annual meetings were, as every three years, held outside of Washington, this time in the city of Istanbul. The meetings came on the heels of the recent summit of the Group of 20 in Pittsburgh, giving follow up to several of its decisions.

Modalities agreed for UN Conference on World Financial and Economic Crisis (April 2009)

Rethinking Bretton Woods | Tue, Apr 14, 2009

Modalities agreed for UN Conference on World Financial and Economic Crisis (April 2009)

The UN Conference on the world financial and economic crisis and its impact on development is now scheduled to take place from June 1 -3, 2009. The agreement on the date is part of a number of agreements on modalities contained in a modalities resolution of the UN General Assembly. The agreements were finally reached after protracted negotiations that revealed a continued conflict of  views, mostly along developed and developing country lines, regarding the role that the UN is called to play on issues of financial reform.
 

The Fox in the Henhouse: Reforming the Global Financial System (March 2009)

Rethinking Bretton Woods | Thu, Apr 2, 2009

The Fox in the Henhouse: Reforming the Global Financial System (March 2009)

As the financial crisis, now clearly of global proportions, continues to expand taking its toll in jobs, real wage cuts and social benefits in all countries, the pressure for a multilateral response has grown. But, is the G20 it? In this article for Center Focus, Aldo Caliari argues that the short ambition of the G20 Summits may have to do with its limited composition, closed debate and closed, non-transparent working practices.

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