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Contents with tag: Global

9 Jun 2018
On a “binding treaty” for TNCs, and why people’s grassroots actions remain key

Since 2014, a UN process has been underway towards establishing a treaty that aims to regulate transnational corporations’ (TNCs) activities and hold them accountable for rights violations under international human rights law.

7 Jun 2018
The World Bank’s “new” approach to development: Corporate interests first

Since 2017, the WBG has been working with its “Cascade” approach, later renamed as “Maximizing Finance for Development” or MFD.

29 May 2018
South-South Cooperation: From resistance to neocolonialism, towards genuine people’s development

We gave insights from a Southern people’s perspective during a session on Southern countries’ development cooperation, stressing not only the need for genuine people’s participation but also how solidarity, mutual benefit and equality are important principles.

24 May 2018
Development with a clear bias for marginalised and oppressed peoples: IBON International at 2018 UN DCF

We highlighted the need to ensure people’s rights, especially for marginalised communities, and the people’s ownership of their development path and related processes – with poverty eradication as the essential development outcome.

22 May 2018
Side Event @ UN DCF: Human Rights-based Approaches in South-South Development Co-operation

The activity will bring together representatives from different stakeholder groups to discuss and share experiences and challenges in advancing human rights-based approach in South-South development cooperation, towards strengthened partnerships in its active promotion.

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.

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