Members of a new Board of Trustees were elected at the second General Assembly (GA) of the IBON International Foundation, coming from various organisations that forward people's rights.
As the curtains go down on COP 23, the world sees more of the same, with governments locked in negotiations, cooking up ‘solutions’ that prop up the dominant systems of economy and politics that has brought the world to its current state of multiple crises.
While the overall picture is far from ideal, there have been some signals that allow for a bit of optimism, especially as there is a need for urgent and immediate measures to ease the burden of climate impacts.
COP23 heats up with discussions on what actions to take before the Paris Climate Agreement takes effect in 2020.
A legally binding treaty that aims to make transnational corporations (TNCs) accountable for human rights violations is currently under negotiation in a United Nations Working Group.
In November, IBON International Foundation will hold its 2nd General Assembly, and will participate in a global campaign to build just peace.
Launched on July 21, the new book by the Institute of Political Economy answers in the affirmative.
In the Philippines, agrarian reform and development of national industries forms an important part of the talks between the government and the National Democratic Front, and could point to a new direction for the country's economy.
Civil society organizations raised the issues of transparency of the RCEP negotiations and the trade deal's potential effects to various social sectors last May 10 in Manila.