WIDE+ Newsletter 4, December 2015

Women – not GMOs feed the world by Eva Lachkovics Vandana Shiva, Indian scholar and environmental activist, explains why women’s traditional knowledge holds the answer to the problem of food security in India. http://wp.me/P2KSLS-iK WIDE+ News and Analysis WIDE+ Recommendations to UN Human Rights Council on the protection of the family and the contribution of … Continue reading WIDE+ Newsletter 4, December 2015

WIDE+ and other CSOs call for a Climate Agreement that addresses Inequalities and Social Justice

Over 200 civil society groups from more than 50 countries around the world, including WIDE+, have endorsed the “International Civil Society Call to Address Inequalities and Social Justice in Climate Policy.” The Call focuses attention on the relationships between climate change and socioeconomic inequalities. Climate change affects people in very unequal ways, thus compounding inequalities. … Continue reading WIDE+ and other CSOs call for a Climate Agreement that addresses Inequalities and Social Justice

WIDE+ and nearly 500 other CSOs express alarm over neoliberal policies promoted at the Nairobi Ministerial of WTO

WIDE+ together with members of 453 civil society organizations including trade unions, environmentalists, farmers, development advocates, and public interest groups from over 150 countries, have express extreme alarm about the current situation of the negotiations in the WTO through a public letter. The CSOs urge governments to take seriously the need for the Nairobi Ministerial … Continue reading WIDE+ and nearly 500 other CSOs express alarm over neoliberal policies promoted at the Nairobi Ministerial of WTO