CSO Declaration to UNCTAD 14

This page is hosted by the CSO FFD Group on behalf of the Civil Society Internantional Steering Group (UNCTAD14). CSO Declaration to UNCTAD 14 – delivered at ‘Opening Plenary of Committee of the Whole’ Download PDF here    

331 Global and National Civil Society Organizations Demand that Members Affirm Development Mandate at United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) 14

This page is hosted by the CSO FFD Group on behalf of the Civil Society Internantional Steering Group (UNCTAD14). For Immediate Release, July 14, 2016,  Contacts: Deborah James, djames@cepr.net or Jason Braganza, jbraganza@taxjusticeafrica.net | On July 14, 2016, members of 331 civil society organizations (CSOs) including trade unions, farmers, development advocates, and public interest groups…

Leave No-One Behind in Financing for Development: Equity is about more than Dividends

Polly Meeks, ADD International/International Disability and Development Consortium[1] Do a quick internet search for ‘Financing for Development Forum equity’, and you’ll find that most of the top results are sites on equity investment[2]– not sites on ensuring equitable life chances for those who have historically been left behind. Of course, this partly reflects the limitations…

Side-Event Report: Systemic issues and debt in trying times: How can the FFD process help?

Side-Event at the ECOSOC Forum on Financing for Development follow-up organized by UNCTAD, the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung and the Addis Ababa CSO Coordinating Group – ACG and Women’s Working Group on FFD (with Brot für die Welt, Eurodad and Center of Concern acting as facilitating organizations) Side-Event Summary prepared by:  Aldo Caliari, Director, Rethinking Bretton Woods Project, Center…

Inaugural FFD Forum: Missed potentials

by Jennifer del Rosario-Malonzo, Ibon International (New York, 21 April 2016) – Insufficient preparations, limited time allocation and a disappointing outcome document marked the inaugural ECOSOC Financing for Development (FfD) Forum, held from 18-20 April 2016 at the United Nations Headquarters in New York, which was meant to initiate a follow-up process for the FfD…