[Jasenet-l] Development policy day - Inequality doesn´t have to be the future

Outi Puukko Outi.Puukko at kepa.fi
Fri Oct 17 12:48:47 EEST 2014


Inequality doesn´t have to be the future
You are most wellcome to participate in Kepa´s Development Policy Day:

·         Tuesday 11th November 12.30-16.30

·         Finlandia Hall, Veranda 2 (Mannerheimintie 13 E)
One dollar for the poor? Or should the 85 richest people be accountable for the poorest half of the world? Inequality is one of the biggest challenges today and a hindrance for sustainable development. As a rising global trend it is also becoming more visible in Finland. Inequality is not only a matter of economics but also of societal relationships and people´s ability to make a change.
This year the Finnish and international keynote speakers provide us with various angles to inequality. The second half of the day is dedicated to Finnish CSOs: How does inequality challenge us? Kepa´s and member organisations´ general election campaign will be launched after the event. The languages of the event are Finnish and English.
Registration is required by 3rd November: www.kepa.fi/kpp-ilmoittautuminen<http://www.kepa.fi/kpp-ilmoittautuminen>
More information in Kepa.fi:  www.kepa.fi/tapahtumakalenteri/14965<http://www.kepa.fi/tapahtumakalenteri/14965>
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PROGRAMME
Viewpoints on inequality
12:00 Registration opens
12:30 Opening words Ritva Semi, Vice-Chair of Kepa
Why should we focus on inequality instead of poverty? Alison Holder, Oxfam
Debates:

  *   What are the limits of growth? Mari Panzar-Kallio, Sitra & Timo Tyrväinen, Aktia Bank
  *   Inequality - a natural part of society? Frank Johansson, Amnesty & Anders Ekholm, Ajatuspaja Libera
  *   Who benefits from inequality? Anu-Tuija Lehto, SAK & Henri Purje, researcher and activist
  *   CSO comments
  *   Moderator Olli Seuri
14:45 Coffee
How the increase of inequality challenges Finnish CSOs
15:15 A new focus for CSO work Mari-Helene Kaber, Concord DARE forum
How can we challenge people in order to create a change: sharing examples of CSO work
Summing up and closing remarks, Timo Lappalainen, Executive Director of Kepa
16:30 End of the programme
17:00 Opening of Maailmantalouden tekijät - the general election campaign of Kepa and member organisations



Outi Puukko
Communications Officer
+358 50 3176719
outi.puukko at kepa.fi<mailto:outi.puukko at kepa.fi>

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Kepa is an NGO platform and an expert on global development. It represents more than 300 Finnish non-governmental organisations and promotes actions that will help to build a just world.


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