Reforming the financial system

UNCTAD 14: Nairobi “Maafikiano” barely saves minimal finance and development mandates

Thursday, 28 July 2016 13:03

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).


UN financing forum: A bitter awakening after 2015’s party of multilateralism

Thursday, 28 April 2016 13:34

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”

Wednesday, 20 March 2013 17:02

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”.

Reforming finance: The human rights crisis continues

Wednesday, 09 January 2013 08:08

It is time to recognize that failure to approach financial regulation from a value-based perspective can provide only illusory and short-lived gains,

Why EU bank reform matters for overseas development

Tuesday, 02 October 2012 10:31

If the European Commission fails to adjust how the EU's banking sector functions, the world's poorest will come under additional strain.

Linking trade and financial policies

Friday, 16 March 2012 13:19

In the run-up to the coming quadrennial conference of UNCTAD, Aldo Caliari of CIDSE's US member Center of Concern was one of the speakers at a Hearing with Civil society being held on March 7, 2012, in Geneva, Switzerland.

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