CS FfD Statement on Systemic Issues – MRT3

Statement to the Ministerial Roundtable III by the Civil Society FfD Group (including the Women’s Working Group on FfD), delivered by Marta Benavides, Agricultural Missions and Feminist Task Force, on May 23, 2017 (FfD Forum 2017) On Systemic issues and reference to “adequate voice of developing countries”: Systemic issues – Stem from historical colonial practices…

CS FfD Group Statament on Trade – MRT2

Statement to the Ministerial Roundtable II by the Civil Society FfD Group (including the Women’s Working Group on FfD), delivered by Georgios Altintzis, ITUC and CGIL on May 23, 2017 (FfD Forum 2017) Honourable Ministers and Distinguished delegates, Trade has the potential to lead countries to development, only if it is coupled with industrial policy…

CS FfD Group Statement on IDC – MRT2

Statement to the Ministerial Roundtable II by the Civil Society FfD Group (including the Women’s Working Group on FfD), delivered by Amy Dodd, UK Aid Network on May 23, 2017 (FfD Forum 2017) Effective international public finance has an important role to play as many of the panellists in today’s discussion have emphasised – so…

CS FfD Group Statement on Debt – MRT1

Statement to the Ministerial  Roundtable I by the Civil Society FfD Group (including the Women’s Working Group on FfD), delivered by Bodo Ellmers, European Network on Debt and Development (Eurodad) on 23 May 2017 (FfD Forum 2017) One unfortunate development on country level recently is a new wave of debt crises that has disastrous humanitarian…