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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).

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.

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