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Contents with tag: Global

18 Jul 2018
To what extent could big business forward “sustainable consumption and production”?

Private sector role is seen to be important in "sustainable consumption and production" and more generally in today's development agenda.

27 Apr 2018
On the narrative of catalytic role of ODA/blended finance

On 26 April 2018, Jennifer del Rosario-Malonzo participated at the 2018 Financing for Development Forum.

14 Mar 2018
Workshop at WSF2018: WTO, Trade Agreements & People's Rights

A World Social Forum 2018 workshop on the current state of the WTO, trade agreements, and what do they imply for people's social and economic rights.

9 Mar 2018
CPTPP licenses corporate plunder, assaults economic rights

Working women and other toiling peoples were greeted by an affront to their rights with the signing of the Comprehensive and Progressive Transpacific Partnership (CPTPP) in Chile.

17 Dec 2017
WTO MC11: Keeping the people out, big business in

The WTO and the Argentine government cannot keep the people out of MC11, where people’s lives, livelihoods, resources and rights are being negotiated to benefit big business.

20 Nov 2017
Too little, too late: Climate talks go overtime with underwhelming outcome

As the curtains go down on COP 23, the world sees more of the same, with governments locked in negotiations, cooking up ‘solutions’ that prop up the dominant systems of economy and politics that has brought the world to its current state of multiple crises.

15 Nov 2017
Some strides made, but many hurdles still at the ‘Island COP’

While the overall picture is far from ideal, there have been some signals that allow for a bit of optimism, especially as there is a need for urgent and immediate measures to ease the burden of climate impacts.

11 Nov 2017
People, planet and the climate talks: poles apart?

COP23 heats up with discussions on what actions to take before the Paris Climate Agreement takes effect in 2020.

6 Nov 2017
Climate, Militarism & Wars (People's Climate Summit)

6 November | 2:30 – 4:30 pm (UTC+1:00)
People’s Climate Summit (in Bonn, Germany)
Wissenschaftszentrum (WiZe) room 152

by IBON International and Rosa-Luxemburg-Stiftung (Rosa Luxemburg Foundation)

28 Oct 2017
Global "binding treaty" for TNCs to answer for rights abuses on the table in UN

A legally binding treaty that aims to make transnational corporations (TNCs) accountable for human rights violations is currently under negotiation in a United Nations Working Group.

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