Contents with tag: Latin America
IBON International Executive Director Amy Padilla delivered the following reflections on what CSOs can do going forward, what needs to change and how.
As the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank Group (IMF-WBG) hold their 2019 Annual Meetings in Washington D.C. this mid-October, mass mobilisations have thwarted IMF-dictated austerity measures in another part of the Americas, in Ecuador.
The report validates civil society’s critique that big agricultural transnational corporations must stand accountable for contributing to ecological land degradation and the current climate catastrophe.
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.
Systemic change needs to break with the continued emphasis on corporate roles in the agenda of sustainability.
Previous commitments and today’s emerging issues in development cooperation require deepening commitment to people’s rights, according to IBON International.