Reforming the financial system
Aldo Caliari of Center of Concern, CIDSE's US member and Director of the Rethinking Bretton Woods Project, reports on the outcomes of the UNCTAD 14 conference (Nairobi/Kenya, 17-22 July 2016).
In the run up to the conference, CIDSE was one of the 331 worldwide civil society organisations signatories of a letter to UNCTAD member states calling for the reaffirming and strengthening of UNCTAD’s development mandate. (see link at the bottom of this message).
Aldo Caliari of Center of Concern, CIDSE's US member, reports on the outcomes of the first ECOSOC Financing for Development Forum, centerpiece of the reinvigorated follow up created by the Third Financing for Development Conference held last year.
PR: “Aid to the private sector: promoting responsible investments? Latin American as a testing ground”
On the 21st of March 2013, the alliance of civil society organisations including ALOP, CIDSE, CIFCA, COUNTER BALANCE, EURODAD, GRUPO SUR, and OIDHACO, organised an event at the European Parliament called “Aid to the private sector: promoting responsible investments? Latin American as a testing ground”.
It is time to recognize that failure to approach financial regulation from a value-based perspective can provide only illusory and short-lived gains,
If the European Commission fails to adjust how the EU's banking sector functions, the world's poorest will come under additional strain.