In early May, more than 400 activists in Greece and campaigners and academics from across the world met in Athens to confront the current debt crisis of the European periphery and plan international solidarity and coordinated action against fiscal austerity imposed by governments.
On November 22nd 2010, CounterBalance and the Bretton Woods Project hosted a conference in London on "The Private Sector Turn" - the increasing shift from public to private funding in development finance, the forms it takes and what it means for activists and affected people. What follows is a summary of the day's proceedings.
Sponsor: World Bank Group Chairs: Merza Hasan (WB Executive Director, MENA Constituency), Lindsay Coates (Acting…
Summary of seminar held at the Civil Society Forum during the 2010 World Bank/ IMF spring meetings.