Contents with tag: Latin America
The Second High-level United Nations Conference on South-South Cooperation (SSC) or BAPA+40 concluded without commitments.
IBON International is concerned about the aggressive posture of the US against Venezula, which compromises the people's right of the Venezuelan people over their domestic political, social and economic life.
According to latest World Bank data on poverty, released October 2018, 46 percent of the world’s population continue to subsist on less than USD 5.50 a day by 2015.
We remember the legacy of a prolific thinker and a friend to oppressed peoples of the world, François Houtart.
On March 3, indigenous leader Berta Cáceres, cofounder of the Council of Civic, Popular and Indigenous Organizations of Honduras (COPINH) and winner of the 2015 Goldman Environmental Prize, was murdered by armed intruders in her home in La Esperanza, Honduras.
At the ECOSOC Financing for Development Forum follow-up (FfD Forum), Jennifer del Rosario-Malonzo raised concerns on unfulfilled commitments on the quantity and quality of aid, its growing use to "catalyze" private investments, and the increasing roles of private finance in general. She delivered the following intervention at a thematic panel discussion on international development cooperation during the third day of the FfD Forum. The Forum was held 15 to 18 April 2019.
IBON International condemns the killings and other attacks against farmers and land rights defenders in the global South.
Civil society, activists, and campaigners from around the world called on development actors to uphold their commitments for CSO enabling environment, to reverse the trend of shrinking and closing civic spaces, and to put an end to attacks against human rights defenders and civil society workers.
Southern CSOs have gathered in Buenos Aires, Argentina for the 2nd UN High Level Conference or BAPA+40, happening on March 20 to 22, 2019.
Towards an initial framework for people-powered sustainable consumption and production.