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CSO response to the governments statement on climate finance

7 October 2015

Dear Ministers,

We are writing to you in response to the “Joint Statement on Tracking Progress Towards the $100 billion Goal,” issued by your governmentson September 6. We agree with and appreciate the recognition […]

Strike to regain our economies, our planet, our power as workers

Nazma Akhter
speech delivered at the People’s General Assembly
27 September 2015

I’m here to represent the 60,000  members of the garment workers union I formed but also for the hundreds of millions of women working in the […]

The power of labour

Eni Lestari, speaking at the People’s General Assembly
27 September 2015
New York City, USA

I’m not surprised that I wasn’t approved by the President of the General Assembly to speak. I am not an international celebratory. I’m […]