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 , Alex Cobham , Dorcas Erskine|
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.
Organisation: Tax Justice Network
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.
Role: Director of Policy, Advocacy and Programmes
Organisation: ActionAid UK
Biography: Dorcas Erskine is Director of Policy, Advocacy and Programmes, ActionAid UK. She has worked to prevent violence against women and supporting women who have experienced violence, most recently in the Caucus and Middle East. She started her career in the UK parliament and in corporate firms before joining the non-profit sector. Amongst other organisations, she has worked with ActionAid Tanzania, the International Rescue Committee and Eaves - the national charity supporting female victims of trafficking.
Travel and Contact Information
C16 ground floor