Community session: Equity and inclusion for the global recovery

This session is curated by Margo Thomas, Fellow, Global Solutions Initiative. The systemic and structural inequities that drive social, health, economic, and environmental disparities, if not addressed will ultimately destroy the viability of every human being irrespective of gender, age, nationality, race and religion. Moreover, the COVID-19 pandemic has sharply exacerbated structural inequities across the … Read more

Trade as a driver for social and ecological transformation

This session is curated by Tina Blohm, Trade Policy, Financing for Development, Global and European Policy, Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung, and supported by Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung. Globalization and technological change have created much wealth in aggregate terms, but over the past decades have also been accompanied by inequality, social fragmentation and disempowerment. Furthermore, globalized production and international trade have significantly … Read more

Closing communiqués of the G20 engagement groups

In view of the G20 summit on October 30 and 31, 2021, the G20 engagement groups are gradually publishing their communiqués with their proposals and recommendations for the G20 member countries these days. We are documenting the final documents of these working groups. Urban 20 Urban 20 is a city diplomacy initiative that brings together … Read more

Women’s Economic Empowerment and the SDGs

The United Nations Secretary General’s High-Level Panel (UNHLP) on Women’s Economic Empowerment (WEE) was established by then-UNSDG Ban Ki-moon in 2016 “to address the specific economic issues that affect women and to support the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and its promise to leave no one behind.” His successor, António Guterres has … Read more

Audience Participation: Global Table on the Social and Economic Impacts of COVID-19

Curated and produced by the Women’s Economic Imperative In this final decade for realizing the Sustainable Development Goals and in light of the yet unfolding economic and social impacts of the pandemic, it essential to take a multi-disciplinary and inclusive approach to the response and recovery discussions aimed at identifying strategic pathways for our global, … Read more

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