UN Conference on the world financial and economic crisis

24 June 2009

Spearheaded by the current President of the UN General Assembly Miguel D´Escoto Brockmann, the UN Conference on the Financial and Economic Crisis and its Impacts on Development took place from June 24-26, 2009.


U.N. General Assembly president urges rich countries to better address the economic crisis Nick Buxton, 2 July 2009

UN Conference on the World Financial and Economic Crisis and its Impact on Development Intervention in Round Table 1 Beverly Keene, Jubilee South

UN Mission Unaccomplished? Nick Buxton, 25 June 2009 UN conference was convened to find new ways of dealing with the global financial and economic crises and give voice to those most affected by them. But the rich countries have opposed any real change, and the result is an anemic UN document.

Member organisations of Our World is not for Sale (OWINFS) including TNI are organizing a number of Forums both inside and outside the UN. Financial services in free trade and investment agreements - an ignored important factor in the financial crisis Myriam Vander Stichele

Press Release (25 June) Rich countries block UN treatment of causes of the global economic crisis, say civil society representatives

Press Release (24 June) Free Trade” talks are not the solution to the economic crisis: “Free Trade” is one of the principal causes

Press Release (24 June) President Correa of Ecuador and President Morales of Bolivia to speak at civil society event on 25 June

Confronting global trade as a root cause of the financial crisis! Our World Is Not For Sale See also