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Contents with tag: Asia & Pacific

5 Apr 2016
Justice for the Victims of State Violence in Kidapawan, North Cotabato!

IBON International condemns in the strongest terms the violent repression in Kidapawan undertaken by the Philippine National Police (PNP) in response to the occupation by 6,000 unarmed peasants and Lumad tribe-members of the Kidapawan highway to demand food aid and immediate relief from drought for the six (6) El Niño-stricken municipalities of which they are residents. The attack reportedly resulted in seven (7) deaths and over a hundred injured, while some 89 (including women, elderly and six minors) are counted among those still missing.

16 Mar 2016
Stop the attacks on Lumads and their rights!

IBON International strongly condemns the arson attack perpetrated by a paramilitary group on a Lumad refugee camp at UCCP-Haran in Davao City.

11 Jan 2016
IBON International elects first set of Foundation officers

IBON International Foundation held its first Board of Trustees (BOT) meeting last November 9-10, 2015 at the Sacro Costato Retreat House, Quezon City, Philippines.

8 Nov 2015
NGOs dare presidentiables to present disaster response agenda

As the country commemorates the second anniversary of supertyphoon Yolanda (international name: Haiyan), a network of NGOs challenged presidential candidates to present their own disaster response agenda.

6 Nov 2015
NGOs: Unspent disaster funds – callous, immoral

A consortium of non-government organizations branded the failure of government agencies to spend funds for disaster victims and to implement the much-need housing project as callous and immoral.

18 Apr 2019
At the 2019 Financing for Dev't Forum: Use aid to address inequalities, not for corporate interests

At the ECOSOC Financing for Development Forum follow-up (FfD Forum), Jennifer del Rosario-Malonzo raised concerns on unfulfilled commitments on the quantity and quality of aid, its growing use to "catalyze" private investments, and the increasing roles of private finance in general. She delivered the following intervention at a thematic panel discussion on international development cooperation during the third day of the FfD Forum. The Forum was held 15 to 18 April 2019.

17 Apr 2019
Justice for the farmers, land rights defenders in the global South!

IBON International condemns the killings and other attacks against farmers and land rights defenders in the global South.

11 Apr 2019
Civil society, activists call on dev’t actors to stop attacks on civic space, people’s rights

Civil society, activists, and campaigners from around the world called on development actors to uphold their commitments for CSO enabling environment, to reverse the trend of shrinking and closing civic spaces, and to put an end to attacks against human rights defenders and civil society workers.

22 Mar 2019
APPFSD Workshop: Climate Crisis & Justice

We invite you to a workshop on climate issues during the Asia Pacific Peoples' Forum on Sustainable Development (APPFSD), part of simultaneous workshops on systemic barriers to sustainable development.

20 Mar 2019
Southern CSOs claim their space and push for people-centered SSC at BAPA+40

Southern CSOs have gathered in Buenos Aires, Argentina for the 2nd UN High Level Conference or BAPA+40, happening on March 20 to 22, 2019.

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