we have the pleasure of inviting you to the forthcoming:
IUSY / YES 2ND WORKING GROUP ON POLITICAL ECONOMY
What’s left of the economy
18/21 May 2017
What: 2nd Working group on Political economy – Organised by IUSY and YES
When: 18-21 May 2017
Where: Riga, Latvia
Age: up to 35 years
Number of participants:
for Europeans: The number of participants is not limited for the period of the registration, however please note that due to high interest no more that 4 participants will likely to be selected. All delegations must be gender balanced.
for non-Europeans: up to 2 participants for each non-European Regional Committee (Asia-Pacific, Africa, America and Mediterranean)
Please note that the working language of the seminar will be only English.
Deadline for registrations:
for Europeans: Friday 28 April 2017 (23:59 CET)
for non-Europeans: Friday 14 April 2017 (23:59 CET)
All the participants must apply via the online form. Apply now
During our 2nd Political economy Working group seminar, we are going to evaluate the work that has happened so far, engage in discussions on various economic issues and draft a first campaign.
Our work so far has happened decentralized and mostly online. We want to use this opportunity to bring everybody, who participated in the process and everybody, who is interested in the political economy, together.
At the center of our seminar in Riga are the multiplier workshops on Friday. In five full day workshops on topics, including Tax evasion, International Labor movements, Socialist Utopia, Financial regulations, trade and development economics we will discuss these issues and our positions in depth and provide you with the necessary literature and methodical tools to reproduce the workshop in your local organization.
We want to facilitate knowledge about the political economy in all our member organizations and engage as many people into the work of our group on these important issues.
On Saturday, there will be two panel discussions, one including the Mayor of Riga, Nils Usakovs on “Socially responsible cities” between we are heading to the streets with Restart Latvia.
On the last day, we will develop and outline an international campaign and our next steps as a working group.
For any questions or remarks please don’t hesitate to contact the IUSY Secretariat at firstname.lastname@example.org or the YES Secretariat at email@example.com
We are very much looking forward to seeing you!
With best regards,
Alessandro Pirisi IUSY Secretary General
Lucie SusovaYES Head of Office