Focali researcher Lisa Westholm will speak at Global Week

Focali researcher Lisa Westholm will speak at Global Week

The title of Westholm’s presentation is “Global environmental governance in the forests of Burkina Faso”.

What Seminar
When Nov 11, 2013 01:15 PM to
Nov 12, 2013 03:30 PM
Where School of Business, Economics and Law, Vasagatan 1 Room E44
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Global Week is an annual university-wide initiative at University of Gothenburg consisting of seminars, debates, lectures and other events to highlight important global issues.
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Title of session: Global Governance for Global Social Justice

What kind of global policies would best counter global poverty and inequality and contribute to global social justice? The policies discussed during this seminar include liberalization, protectionism, a global social market, global social democracy, and consider the role of regional organizations, aid allocation across countries as well as aid to education, environment, and peacekeeping.


Chair, Arne Bigsten: The evolution of global inequality and poverty.

Keynote speech by: Jan Scholte: Policies for Global Social Justice.

Fredrik Söderbaum: Regional organizations - Tools for justice of injustice?
Eoin McGuirk: Learning to Give. Towards an Evidence-Based Approach to Global Education

Sven Tengstam: A fair and efficient aid allocation across countries - One step towards a global redistributive tax system?

Jan Bachmann & Linnea Gelot: Potential and pitfalls of the Responsibility To Protect as a tool in global governance

Lisa Westholm: Global environmental governance in the forests of Burkina Faso 
Jochen Kleres: Emotional Climates of Development. Concluding panel discussion


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