Strategies for tackling inequality
|Starts:||13:45 29 Jun 2018|
|Ends:||13:45 29 Jun 2018|
|What is it:||Lecture|
|Organiser:||Global Development Institute|
|Who is it for:||Adults, Alumni, Current University students, General public|
|Speaker:||Sakiko Fukuda-Parr , Lidy B. Nacpil , Alex Cobham|
As part of the Development Studies Association Conference the Global Development Institute is pleased to host an event on Strategies for tackling inequality. This event will include Sakiko Fukuda-Parr (The New School) and Alex Cobham (Tax Justice Network).
The event is free and open to the general public. Please register for free tickets at: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/strategies-for-tackling-inequality-tickets-46719189353
Role: Professor of International Affairs
Organisation: The New School
Biography: She is a development economist interested in human development and capabilities and national and international policy strategies. Her current research includes projects on public policies and economic and social rights, and the impact of global goal setting on international development agendas. From 1995 to 2004, she was lead author and director of the UNDP Human Development Reports.
Lidy B. Nacpil
Biography: Lidy B. Nacpil is an activist working on economic, environmental, social and gender justice issues in national, regional and global campaigns. She is the co-founder of the Fight Inequality Alliance, Co-ordinator of Jubilee South – Asia Pacific Movement on Debt and Development, Co-coordinator of the Global Campaign to Demand Climate Justice, and member of the global Coordinating Committee of the Global Alliance on Tax Justice. She also serves as the Convenor of the Philippine Movement for Climate Justice and Vice President of the Freedom From Debt Coalition.
Biography: Alex Cobham is an economist, chief executive of the Tax Justice Network and a visiting fellow at King’s College, London. His work focuses on illicit financial flows, effective taxation for development, and inequality. He has been a researcher at Oxford University, Christian Aid, Save the Children, and the Center for Global Development, and has consulted widely, including for the Economic Commission for Africa, DFID, and the World Bank. He blogs at uncounted.org.
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