CONFRONT NEOLIBERALISM WITH FEMINIST CLIMATE JUSTICE APPROACHES TO END THE CLIMATE CRISIS

CONFRONT NEOLIBERALISM WITH FEMINIST CLIMATE JUSTICE APPROACHES TO END THE CLIMATE CRISIS

By SUSAN NAKACWA and FAITH LUMONYA As people around the world recognised and celebrated World Environment Day 2021 we wondered why efforts to address the climate crisis are not yielding any major victories. We believe that the missing link in ongoing climate actions is the non-recognition that climate change is a social issue. Climate action must be linked to the social justice struggle and center those ...

CONFERENCE: "The search for a New Economic Dispensation in Uganda" - Thursday | 12.08.2021

CONFERENCE: “The search for a New Economic Dispensation in Uganda” – Thursday | 12.08.2021

Southern and Eastern African Trade Information and Negotiations Institute (SEATINI-Uganda) and Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung-East Africa Office wish to invite you to a Conference on “The search for a New Economic Dispensation in Uganda:  Lessons from COVID-19”. The conference is scheduled for Thursday, 12th August 2021, at Kabira Country Hotel, starting 9:00 AM and will also be on ZOOM (See details o ...

Political Presentation of Batwa Minority in Burundi

Political Presentation of Batwa Minority in Burundi

This paper by Richard Ntakirutimana, a human rights scholar and advocate, draws attention particularly to the political inclusion of the Batwa, as Burundi's “First People’’. The Batwa are indigenous peoples originally populating the forests in the Great Lakes region of Africa but who have gradually lost their traditional lands through a combination of a long process of forced evictions in the name of development and ...

UGANDA: The 3rd National Women Land Rights Conference

UGANDA: The 3rd National Women Land Rights Conference

The 3rd National Women's Land Rights Conference will be held from the 10th -11th of August 2021 virtually via Zoom platform.   This year the Women Land Rights Movement (UG) and partners have organized a conference under the theme; "Tracking progress of women's rights to land in Uganda 2016 - 2021 and the implications to national socio-economic transformation ". The virtual conference will be a time for ...

Webinar on AFCFTA CONTEXT: EXTERNAL INTERESTS AND FINANCE - Thursday | 6.5.2021 | 10:00–12:00 CET

Webinar on AFCFTA CONTEXT: EXTERNAL INTERESTS AND FINANCE – Thursday | 6.5.2021 | 10:00–12:00 CET

Thursday | 6.5.2021 | 10:00–12:00 CET AFCFTA CONTEXT: EXTERNAL INTERESTS AND FINANCE Both the European Union and China welcome the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) and support its formation financially and technically. At the same time, they pursue their economic interests on the continent in a way that may hinder economic integration within Africa, e.g. by signing bilateral or regional free trade a ...

Rosa Luxemburg: A Central European Revolutionary

Rosa Luxemburg: A Central European Revolutionary

Rosa Luxemburg (1871, Zamość, Poland–1919, Berlin, Germany) is one of the most fascinating and imposing revolutionary figures in modern European history and, at the same time, one of the most discussed to date. Her friends and adversaries emphasize the penetrating acuity of her intelligence, her great willpower, her lively and impatient temperament, her strong combative nature, and her great moral rigour. She was ...

Webinar on AfCFTA STATE OF PLAY: READINESS AND PITFALLS OF IMPLEMENTATION - Thursday | 25.3.2021 | 10am CET

Webinar on AfCFTA STATE OF PLAY: READINESS AND PITFALLS OF IMPLEMENTATION – Thursday | 25.3.2021 | 10am CET

Thursday | 25.3.2021 | 10am CET AfCFTA STATE OF PLAY: READINESS AND PITFALLS OF IMPLEMENTATION AfCFTA has been designed with an ambitious liberalization agenda like all other contemporary Free Trade Agreements rather than focusing on transformative aspects like bolstering production and productivity, which is critical in promoting sustainable development. Due to this, there are fears that the AfCFTA might serve ...

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