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Contents with tag: Global

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).

6 Jul 2017
Forum on the 2017 International Situation

Join us on August 19 as we hold a Forum on the 2017 International Situation, to be held at the College of Mass Communication of the University of the Philippines-Diliman, in Quezon City, Philippines!

29 Jun 2017
Lenin's 'Imperialism' in the 21st Century: A Book Launch & Forum

To commemorate the hundredth anniversary of Lenin's "Imperialism, the Highest Stage of Capitalism," the Institute of Political Economy (IPE), in co-operation with IBON International, launched a new book with the title "Lenin’s 'Imperialism' in the 21st Century."

29 Mar 2017
Launch of new book on People’s Rights and People’s Sovereignty

IBON International will launch a book of case stories of people's organizations claiming and asserting their rights.

24 Mar 2017
People’s Rights and Half a Decade of US Direct Intervention in Syria

US intervention in Syria has only worsened what was once an internal conflict, at the expense of the Syrian people's rights.

27 Feb 2017
Trade unions and campaigners boycotting World Bank consultation on PPPs

The boycott was launched after repeated calls for the Bank to stop promoting PPPs that contain dangerous hidden debts, which are especially damaging for world’s poorest countries.

24 Jan 2017
Global Partnership Must Put People over Profit to Meet “Leave No-one Behind” Challenge

The outcome document of the 2nd High-Level Meeting of the GPEDC, despite some significant drawbacks, can be a start in creating substantive change in global development processes.

11 Jan 2017
Challenges persist in donor and government action on development cooperation commitments

Five years since commitments were made in the Busan Partnership for Effective Development Co-operation, giant strides are still needed especially when it comes to donors’ and governments’ efforts toward targeted development outcomes.

1 Dec 2016
CSOs: Nairobi High-Level Meeting must not give imprimatur on corporate takeover of development effectiveness agenda

CSOs warn that development cooperation may be progressively reduced to being a catalyst for private forms of financing, and that the use of public funds with the accompanying standards of accountability and inclusiveness will be weakened.

30 Nov 2016
Global Partnership Must Uphold Democratic Ownership Against Profiteering and Militarization

In light of the Second High-Level Meeting of the GPEDC, IBON International asserts the principle of democratic ownership against the profit motive in development cooperation.

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