Alternatives to Development: workshop with Eduardo Gudynas (CLAES) at Kepa (Finland)
Kepa is the umbrella organisation for Finnish civil society organisations (CSOs) who work with development cooperation or are otherwise interested in global affairs.
Aika: 13.6.2015 – 15.6.2015 / Kepa, Dialogi meeting room, Elimäenkatu 25-27, 6th floor, Helsinki, Finland. Info: +358 50 317 6728, firstname.lastname@example.org
Time: 13.6. 15–18 and 15.6. 9–17
The workshop is constructed of lectures and small groups. Only participants who commit to participate both days are accepted.
Programme of the workshop
Part 1: Idea of Crisis
- Different meanings and dimensions of crisis
- Redefining crisis
- Differencies in analysing the focus of crisis in the global South and North
- Economic situation: crisis in the industrialised North, economic expansion in South America
Part 2: Innovations in Latin America
- Addressing novelties which have been linked to Latin America as positive examples of significant changes, such as revolutions, new role of indigenous people and reduction of poverty.
- South American political change and the role of civil society
- Progressive governments: achievements and retreats
Part 3: The ideas of Buen Vivir
- Presenting the ideas of Buen Vivir
- Different understandings of Buen Vivir
- Latin American governments’ reactions
- Buen Vivir and degrowth: similarities and differencies