Tag: World Urban Forum

WIEGO & the Informal Economy at WUF6

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Inclusive Cities Booth Traffic at World Urban Forum

At the first full day of sessions on September 3, our partners at WIEGO held the networking session “The Role of the Informal Economy in Cities: Current Realties and Future Prospects.”  In the well-attended session, urban worker leaders shared the realities of their livelihoods, their experiences of collective action and of local authorities. Caroline Skinner, WIEGO’s… Read more »

Inclusive Cities Delegates Talk Trash at World Urban Forum

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Role of the Informal Workforce in Cities

Today we held our first networking event at the Sixth World Urban Forum (WUF6), “The Role of the Informal Economy in Cities: Current Realities and Future Prospects.” Our panel of delegates included urban worker leaders from Self-Employed Women’s Association (SEWA), StreetNet, and the Brazilian National Movement of Waste Pickers (MNCR). Also on the panel was… Read more »