While world poverty has decreased over recent years, just under two
thirds of the world’s people are still too poor to participate in the
market economy.Is this fair? It may just be that cutting two thirds of
the world’s people out of the marketplace is a lose-lose situation for
both the people and world economies alike.
Who is responsible for ensuring global economic justice?
Venue: BMW Edge, Federation Square Melbourne
Date & time: Tuesday, 22 February 2011 6:00 PM
The Hon Emilia Pires - Minister for Finance, Timor-Leste
Mary Ellen Iskenderian - President and CEO Women’s World Banking
Ross Buckley - Professor of International Finance Law, University of NSW
Andrew Hewett - Executive Director, Oxfam Australia
Liz Jackson - Reporter, Four Corners, ABCTV