Land, Wealth, Women, Power and Taxes
Women, Land, Wealth Inequality and Taxes will address the power of public finance to help or to hurt the status and well-being of women worldwide. The three speakers (from Honduras, Costa Rica and the US) are ECOSOC UN NGO officers for an international organization whose major focus is land and taxation.
They will address the impact of land value-based taxes on women’s rights to land, clean air and water, housing and health versus destructive land use, poverty and wealth inequality.
You will learn about a practical public finance approach that is a key policy of UN HABITAT’s New Urban Agenda endorsed by consensus of the UN General Assembly. This policy is based on the principles of both freedom and fairness and is “out of the box” of left versus right.
Former city councilor. Environmental, peace and Justice activist.
Wendy was involved in efforts to keep the School of the Americas out of Costa Rica and in protecting local streams so that they can remain viable ecosystems and not have their waters extracted beyond their survival.
Dr. Quisia Gonzalez
Vice President for Honduras for the International Union for Land Value Taxation (the IU) and also the IU’s Main Non-Governmental Organization Representative to the United Nations holding consultancy status with the UN’s Economic and Social Council.
Administrative Director and a UN NGO representative for the International Union for Land Value Taxation, and co-founder/co-director of Earth Rights Institute.
Location: 149 East 38th Street, New York, NY 10016
Time: 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Date: Wednesday, March 20, 2019