Contents with tag: Global
The World Bank's shift to "billions to trillions" in development finance threatens more corporate-led development and privatisation through Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs).
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!
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."
IBON International will launch a book of case stories of people's organizations claiming and asserting their rights.
US intervention in Syria has only worsened what was once an internal conflict, at the expense of the Syrian people's rights.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.