Economic and Social Justice

2019 Summer School Concept Note & Call for papers THEME: Social Policy in the Global South:The Challenge of Socio-economic Justice and Agro-ecological Development 21-25 January 2019, Harare, Zimbabwe

The main focus of the forthcoming Summer School in January 2019 will be on social policy in the Global South, with particular reference to socio-economic justice and agro-ecological development. According to the UN Statistics Division, living conditions in the Global South worsened after the impacts of the 2008 world financial crisis, and despite partial recovery thereafter, there is urgent need for renewed and reinforced social policies to alleviate poverty and empower marginalized groups and communities in a sustainable manner.

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Centre for Social Accountablity

The Centre for Social Accountability was officially launched in August 2007. It was established in order to promote the institutionalisation of right to social accountability and the realisation of social and economic rights through the effective management of public resources. The CSA incorporates the Public Service Accountability Monitor (PSAM) which has been engaged in applied social accountability monitoring work since 1999.

Centre des Technologies Innovatrices et le Développement Durable

Created in July 5, 2010, the Centre des Technologies Innovatrices et le Développement Durable « CTIDD » is recognized by the Congolese state under Reference No. 17 .077, of Justice Ministry. CTIDD Works in partnership with organizations of international civil society as Forest Peoples Programme, Socialist Solidarityto increase its lobbying and advocacy. CTIDD has expertise in forestry issues and environmental protection.

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