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Contents with tag: Latin America

15 Oct 2019
On the complicity of the IMF, other IFIs in violating people’s economic rights today

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.

29 Aug 2019
Corporate land exploitation and climate change: Reflections on the IPCC Special Report on Climate Change and Land

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.

25 Mar 2019
BAPA+40 ends with no commitments, without heeding civil society

The Second High-level United Nations Conference on South-South Cooperation (SSC) or BAPA+40 concluded without commitments.

4 Feb 2019
On the US interventionist policy against Venezuela’s sovereignty

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.

26 Oct 2018
Amidst widespread rural poverty, farmers are being killed in the global South

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.

14 Jun 2017
Remembering the Legacy of François Houtart

We remember the legacy of a prolific thinker and a friend to oppressed peoples of the world, François Houtart.

17 Mar 2016
Internationally-Recognized Environmental Activist Berta Cáceres Martyred

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.

14 Jul 2019
SLM must commit to deepen people’s rights for effective development cooperation

Previous commitments and today’s emerging issues in development cooperation require deepening commitment to people’s rights, according to IBON International.

13 Jul 2019
Development financing: Eradicating poverty or private sector promotion?

The implementation of the current development agenda, especially the questions of financing, deserve closer inspection in today's context of protracted crisis and rising inequalities.

13 Jul 2019
On engaging the private sector for development and the Kampala principles

We welcome possibilities to make engagement with the private sector more effective, particularly with micro-, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) and other small producers, towards development objectives.

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