Statement by Martin Tsounkeu (Africa Development Interchange Network) in Round Table E on behalf of CSO FfD Group and WWG on FfD

Thank you Chair. I am Martin Tsounkeu, General Representative of Africa Development Interchange Network (ADIN), from Cameroon, Member of the CSO African Working Group (AWG), speaking on behave of the CSO FfD Group and WWG on FfD. We all know that developing countries in the current setting of international trade are raw commodity-suppliers. This keeps…

Statement by Claudio Fernandes (GESTOS) in Round Table B on behalf of the CSO FfD Group and WWG on FfD

Statement on public domestic resource mobilization and international development cooperation Thank you Madam chair. Distinguished delegates, I speak on behalf of the Global civil society coalition for FfD, through my organization, Gestos, from Brazil. I will try and respond the four questions posed to this discussion while making a risk assessment of what I heard…

Statement by Elenita Daño in Round Table E on behalf of the CSO Group on FfD and WWG on FFD

CSO Inputs on Science, Technology and Innovations We emphasize that STI is not a monopoly of the formal sector, nor are technologies and innovations only transferred and diffused by the private sector and by industrialized countries.  Innovations and technological capabilities in developing countries should include the utilization of traditional, indigenous and informal knowledge systems that…

Presentation: Omoyemen Lucia Odigie-Emmanuel (Centre for Human Rights and Climate Change) at UNECE Side-Event during UN FfD Forum on PPPs, 20 April

What kind of development do we want? People centered development or People for Infrastructure development. There have been arguments that PPPs will  play a major role in financing development and poverty reduction in developing countries without assessments and attempt to weigh the social cost to people and their rights against the economic gains of Corporations.…