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Rethinking Bretton Woods | Sat, Mar 2, 2013

Event: Rethinking Austerity - Human Rights in responses to the financial crisis

 On March 6, 2013, RBW Project Director spoke at a side-event held at the UN Headquarters in Geneva, in the occasion of the 22nd session of the Human Rights Council. The event, hosted  by the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, addressed human rights issues emerging in responses to the financial crisis.

Workshop for Caribbean trade and finance officials, Center of Concern holds

Rethinking Bretton Woods | Tue, Feb 7, 2012

Workshop for Caribbean trade and finance officials, Center of Concern holds

On February 8-10, in the city of Kingston (Jamaica), Center of Concern co-organized a closed workshop followed by a public forum convening Caribbean current and former government officials, advisors, academics and civil society.

 

In the face of the current trade slowdown and as the post-2008 recession continues to affect countries in the region, the workshop looked at the role that fiscal policies could play in ensuring that trade and exports better serve to further their development.