Contents with tag: finance

4 May 2016
Inaugural FfD Forum: Missed potentials

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 Conferences (from Monterrey, Doha, to Addis Ababa).

5 Jan 2013
What is missing in the G-20 agenda?

The structural imbalances in the global economy – inequality between capital-owners and wage-earners, between high finance and the real economy, between developed and developing countries, and the democratic deficit in institutions of global economic governance – constitute systemic failures of the neoliberal development model which the global crisis has exposed. These are precisely the problems that need to be resolved if we are to avoid another downturn, and shift to a truly equitable, just and sustainable development path.

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