Report on the Press Conference
The complete report on the deliberations in the General Assembly involving the Interactive Panel on the Global Financial Crisis is presented. Courtesy 7th Space Interactive. Also posted is the report of the press conference that followed the deliberations. The Panel is presided by Prof. Joseph Stiglitz, Nobel Laureate in Economics from Columbia University and includes Prof. Prabhat Patnaik from Jawaharlal Nehru University.
Pragoti reproduces the discussions on the Global Financial Crisis in the General Assembly held on 30th October 2008 featuring panel deliberations involving the newly constituted The Interactive Panel of the United Nations General Assembly on the Global Financial Crisis. The Task Force, presided by Nobel prize winner Joseph Stiglitz of Colombia University, includes, Prabhat Patnaik from the Center for Economic Studies and Planning at Jawaharlal Nehru University, Sakiko Fukuda-Parr of the New School University, Pedro Páez, Minister of Economic Policy and Coordination of Ecuador, Calestous Juma of the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University and Francois Houtart, Chief Editor of Social Campus. Ed: Full structured report including Video Links to follow. This is a rush piece sourced from the United Nations site. All courtesies due to the UN General Assembly website
Articles from The Hindu and Al-Ahram on the newly constituted task force of the United Nations convened by the UN General Assembly president Miguel d'Escoto Brockmann. The Hindu reports the news, while Gamal Nkrumah writes on how the financial crisis and its solutions should not be an exercise for the elites of the developed nations and their respective "Wall Streets" alone.