Event: Alternative Trade and Finance for a Solidarity Economy

As part of the 5th UNCTAD Public Symposium, the United Nations Non-Governmental Liaison Service (UN-NGLS) and Friedrich Ebert Stiftung (FES) will host a session on Alternative Trade and Finance for a Solidarity Economy, on 19 June 2014, 2-3:30 pm, at Room XI, Palais des Nations, Geneva.  This session will examine an emerging development model – based on myriad initiatives around the world – which is increasingly referred to as the Social and Solidarity Economy (SSE).

Peter Utting, Deputy-Director of United Nations Research Institute for Social Development (UNRISD), and Hamish Jenkins, Senior Programme Officer of United Nations Non-Governmental Liaison Service (UN-NGLS), will speak at the event. Both organizations are members of the UN Task Force on Social and Solidarity Economy.

For the detailed agenda, please access the event flyer: http://www.fes-globalization.org/geneva/documents/2014/2014_06_18_UNCTAD%20PS%20flyer2.pdf