Thomas Greco reports
I left Tucson on October 1, arriving in Geneva on the 2nd where I was hosted by Tim Anderson of Community Forge ( [link to communityforge.net
On October 3, I was one of three presenters on a panel session titled, Solidarity Economy & Alternative Finance, at the United Nations Palais des Nations. The session was moderated by Hamish Jenkins of the UN Non-Governmental Liaison Service (NGLS). The other panelists were:
- Peter Utting, United Nations Research Institute for Social Development (UNRISD) who spoke about general trends and issues relating to the solidarity economy, and
- Frederic Lepeyre, who spoke about his research with the ILO.
You can find a full report of the session at the NGLS website: [link to www.un-ngls.org
On October 5 and 6, I conducted a workshop on moneyless exchange for a group of Community Forge associates.