Many speakers and moderators made the conference possible. They came together in different panels and workshops thanks to the WIDE+ conference Working Group. One can read a brief biography of each speaker, moderator and organizer below (in alphabetical order). https://wideplus.org/conference-2016/meet-speakers-moderators-and-organizers/
Listen to the workshop hier: This workshop discussed the impact of EU-Africa trade agreements, namely EPAs, that have been negotiated over the past years on women’s livelihoods and poverty in Africa. Approaches of grassroots resistance against neoliberal free trade regimes in Africa and Europe were explored, and feminist demands highlighted. Speakers: Janice G. Foerde, director at gender … Continue reading Workshop 9: EU-Africa trade agreements: drivers for development or more poverty?
This workshop addressed the need for a new economic framework that centres wellbeing and redresses structural power imbalances, in line with feminist economic principles. While gender concerns are often touched on only peripherally in alternative economic models, this workshop will examine ways to move beyond the business-as-usual approach and build a feminist economic agenda. Listen … Continue reading Workshop 10: Building alternatives to policy of austerity and current economic model in Europe from a feminist perspective