Category: Event

World Day for Decent Work

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What does decent work mean for you? For Farida-ben, a home-based garment worker in Delhi, involvement with our partner SEWA has allowed her to make a reliable wage, understand her work’s place in the global value chain, and travel to London to on a trade mission — among many other gains.   Her continuing aspirations… Read more »

Destaques dos diálogos sobre políticas realizado em Bogotá, na Colômbia: reciclagem informal e inovação social

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por Deia de Brito Em julho, dois diálogos sobre políticas com o tema de gestão de resíduos socialmente inclusiva foram realizados em Bogotá, na Colômbia. O objetivo dos debates foi criar um cenário de debate acadêmico e político sobre a importância do processo de inclusão de recicladores na cidade de Bogotá. Os diálogos ocorreram poucos… Read more »

Aspectos Destacados de los Diálogos de Políticas en Bogotá, Colombia: El Reciclaje Informal y la Innovación Social

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En julio, dos diálogos de políticas sobre el tema de manejo de residuos con un enfoque socialmente inclusivo se llevaron a cabo en Bogotá, Colombia. El objetivo de estos eventos era el de establecer una plataforma para el debate académico y político sobre la importancia del proceso de inclusión de los recicladores en la ciudad… Read more »

Highlights from policy dialogues in Bogota, Colombia: Informal recycling and social innovation

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By Deia de Brito, WIEGO In July, two policy dialogues with the themes of socially inclusive waste management were held in Bogota, Colombia. The objective of the events was to invite academic and political debate about the recent (legal) inclusion of informal recyclers in Bogota’s waste management system. The dialogues came only a few months… Read more »

Waste Picker Representatives address International Labour Conference Plenary

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(sigue en español) A WIEGO delegation which includes waste picker representatives from Brazil, Colombia and India are at the 102th International Labour Conference in Geneva to bring attention to waste picking and recycling as a key sector for green jobs and sustainable development. Please see below their address to the plenary in Spanish and English:… Read more »