OceanaGold operations reveal the danger of persisting neoliberal policy norms from which many other transnational corporations benefit.
It is with awareness that some civil society organisations (CSOs) admit that the HLPF is a space that, from its first day, already has limits.
Since 2017, the WBG has been working with its “Cascade” approach, later renamed as “Maximizing Finance for Development” or MFD.
A series of talks and forums on Philippine rights concerns kicked off with events in Washington DC from 20 to 23 April 2018.
The report also shows why the traditional approach to development partnerships is failing to bridge the gap between rich and poor, how adopting a rights-based approach is the way forward to achieving effective development cooperation.
An international fact-finding mission has found cases of false charges, harassment, and even torture and killings against farmers and indigenous peoples, under continued Martial Law in Mindanao island in southern Philippines.
Another bout of protests marked the inauguration of the re-elected Juan Orlando Hernández, after last year's election-related protests in Honduras faced police repression.