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Contents with tag: Asia & Pacific

13 Jul 2019
Development financing: Eradicating poverty or private sector promotion?

The implementation of the current development agenda, especially the questions of financing, deserve closer inspection in today's context of protracted crisis and rising inequalities.

13 Jul 2019
On engaging the private sector for development and the Kampala principles

We welcome possibilities to make engagement with the private sector more effective, particularly with micro-, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) and other small producers, towards development objectives.

13 Jul 2019
On the approval of the UNHRC resolution on the Philippine rights situation

On the resolution for increased scrutiny of the deteriorating rights situation in the Philippines was approved at the United Nations Human Rights Council.

12 Jul 2019
AIIB 2019: Intensified Corporatization of Development and Dirtier Energy

As its membership and project portfolio continue to grow, social movements have raised the alarm on the AIIB ushering in an expanded era of corporatization of development and environmental unsustainability.

9 Jul 2019
On the Philippine rights situation and int’l efforts to defend people’s rights

We join the ranks of civil society organisations (CSOs) and rights defenders in supporting international efforts for the defence of people’s rights in the Philippines.

18 Jun 2019
Towards people-powered sustainable consumption and production in Asia-Pacific

It will be held under the theme “Asian Perspectives and Priorities in SCP: Bridging Sustainability Research with Policy and Practice” at the Global Research Forum on Sustainable Production and Consumption.

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.

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