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Tennant, David
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Nothing new under the sun: Some suggestions for a Caribbean Civil Society perspective on the Monterrey consensus
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Civil Society Consultations on the 2002 Commonwealth Finance Ministers Meeting
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May 2002
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Kingston, Jamaica
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Abstract
Summarizes and critiques the Monterrey Consensus. Examines the Monterrey Consensus from a Caribbean civil society perspective, and acknowledges that the Consensus’ objective - to confront the challenges of financing for development - is a step in the right direction. Concludes that the Monterrey Consensus is not likely to contribute significantly to the mobilization of resources critical to global development and poverty alleviation. Numerous suggestions are therefore made to make the Consensus more action-driven and finely tuned to the concerns of small developing states. ....
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