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Economists push zones for clean local industries

By Julie M. Aurelio to the Philippine Daily Inquirer 3:43 am | Sunday, October 20th, 2013 THE INCREASINGLY concentrated poverty in informal urban settlements is one of the consequences of urbanization. File photo by Arnold Almacen MANILA, Philippines—A network of economists is proposing the creation of “ecosystem zones” where communities can set up livelihood industries …

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Opening speeches in SSE Manila 2013

By David Ingles The 5th International Meeting of Social Solidarity Economy was opened by Mr. Jun Simon, Chairman, National Organizing Committee. More than 400 attendants were present throughout the day in the Film Center, University of The Philippines. The Welcome address was given by Dr. Alfredo Pascual, President of the University of the Philippines. Greetings …

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United Nations event brings together 1000 representatives of civil society, governments, and the UN to discuss the regional recommendations to the post 2015 Global Development Agenda

Source: United Nations Non-Governmental Liaison Service (UN-NGLS) – http://www.un-ngls.org/spip.php?article4350 Over 1,000 representatives from civil society, governments and the United Nations gathered on 22 September at UN Headquarters in New York for an open dialogue on critical regional issues and policy recommendations looking forward to the next global development agenda. “Advancing Regional Recommendations on the Post-2015 …