Contents with tag: Asia & Pacific
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.
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.
On the resolution for increased scrutiny of the deteriorating rights situation in the Philippines was approved at the United Nations Human Rights Council.
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.
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.
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.
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.
IBON International condemns the killings and other attacks against farmers and land rights defenders in the global South.
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.
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.