Please join us for a briefing on the turmoil in Côte d’Ivoire and its impacts on workers, as well as prospects for future development of workers’ organizations and democratic institutions.
Join us beforehand at 4:00pm for a screening of Strong Roots: The Landless Worker’s Movement in Brazil (Raiz Forte), a documentary that also covers the brutal massacre of 19 peasants in the northern state of Pará by Brazilian police on April 17, 1996.
The creation of a global Green Climate Fund represents an important victory for developing countries and their civil society allies at the UN climate talks held in Cancun in 2010. However, the daunting task of designing almost all major elements of the new fund remains on the agenda for the coming year. Please join us for a dynamic panel discussion with climate finance experts from developing country governments and global civil society.