A New Report: Civil Society Reflection Group: "No Future Without Justice"
Two weeks before the UN Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20) the report calls for fundamental changes to tackle the root causes of the multiple crises in the world and demands. The Civil Society Reflection Group on Global Development Perspectives (the group's official title) makes specific proposals for fiscal and regulatory reforms oriented by a set of globally shared principles and values.
It suggests a profound strengthening of democratic governance structures at national and global level and defines a future framework and core principles for Global Sustainability Goals.
The full report is published in the Development Dialogue series of the Dag Hammarskjöld Foundation (Development Dialogue No. 59/ June 2012) in cooperation with Social Watch, Third World Network, Development Alternatives with Women for a New Era (DAWN), the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung, Global Policy Forum and terre des hommes. It is freely accessible at:http://www.dhf.uu.se/publications/development-dialogue/dd59/
The executive summary of the report is published by the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung in its International Policy Analysis series (June 2012) and accessible at: http://www.reflectiongroup.org/
The report will be launched officially at the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development in Rio de Janeiro on Saturday, 16 June 2012, 11:30h, Room T8, RioCentro. It is also presented jointly with the first Global State of Civil Society report by CIVICUS at the Cape Town International Book Fair on 17 June at 11:00h.
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