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22 Mar 2018
New report reveals development partnerships for SDGs still weak in human rights-based approaches

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.

13 Feb 2018
Challenging inequality? Assert people’s collective rights and sovereignty

Peoples and their organisations especially in the Global South need to take back economic power, resist the monopoly-led economic system that contributes a large part to worsening inequality.

26 Jan 2018
What the WTO Means for 2018 and Beyond

If the worse comes to worst, we may have to listen more to the movements especially in the Global South who have been, for years, calling to finally “junk” the WTO.

19 Jan 2018
IBON International announces new director

IBON International announced that its Board of Trustees has recently appointed Amy Padilla as Director.

19 Dec 2017
WTO talks breakdown: Temporary setback for pro-TNC agenda in global South

The 11th Ministerial Conference (MC11) of the WTO ended yesterday without the adoption of a Ministerial Declaration document, which would detail the agenda agreed upon in the trade talks.

10 Dec 2017
A deadly irony for people’s economic rights as WTO opens talks on International Rights Day

Today, December 10, the World Trade Organisation (WTO) will have its opening session for its 11th Ministerial Conference (MC11). December 10 is also commemorated as the International Human Rights Day.

6 Dec 2017
WTO promotes plunder of global South, silences peoples’ justified opposition

IBON International stands with advocates and peoples from both the global North and South in resisting the WTO's attack on both economic and political rights.

22 Nov 2017
Advocates of peoples’ rights in the global South elected to IBON Int’l Board of Trustees

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.

3 Oct 2017
Out with neoliberalism, forward people-centred development

With the UNCTAD (and to a lesser extent, the IMF) admission of neoliberalism's failures, it is now ever pertinent to heed peoples' calls to end neoliberal policies and forward development with and for the people.

23 Aug 2017
World Bank "trillions": More PPPs, even worse days of privatisation?

The World Bank's shift to "billions to trillions" in development finance threatens more corporate-led development and privatisation through Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs).

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