A feminist perspective on the 4th De-Growth Conference

In this article Christa Wichterich reflects on the discourses and strategies discussed during the 4th De-Growth Conference. De conference brought 3000 people together in Leipzig, in September 2014, through 450 workshops, cultural events and plenaries. In terms of discourse the current “de-growth” discourse can be seen as a third wave of growth critique. It stands for a concept and grassroots … Continue reading A feminist perspective on the 4th De-Growth Conference

Financing for Development and the Post-2015 agenda: the past and upcoming processes, February 2015

The development around the post–2015 sustainable development agenda will come to its heights in 2015. This year states aim to come to an agreement that will replace or improve the framework of the Millennium Development Goals to which UN member states agreed and the Aid Effectiveness Agenda/Financing for Development in the context of the OECD … Continue reading Financing for Development and the Post-2015 agenda: the past and upcoming processes, February 2015

Recent resources on gender, development and trade

Gender and Social and Solidarity Economy, paper by UNRISD. This paper synthesizes the insights and findings of some 70 papers and think pieces prepared under the Potential and Limits of Social and Solidarity Economy research project: Social and Solidarity Economy: Is There a New Economy in the Making?. Within both civil society and academic circles, … Continue reading Recent resources on gender, development and trade