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Contents with tag: Latin America

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.

18 Apr 2019
At the 2019 Financing for Dev't Forum: Use aid to address inequalities, not for corporate interests

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.

17 Apr 2019
Justice for the farmers, land rights defenders in the global South!

IBON International condemns the killings and other attacks against farmers and land rights defenders in the global South.

11 Apr 2019
Civil society, activists call on dev’t actors to stop attacks on civic space, people’s rights

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.

20 Mar 2019
Southern CSOs claim their space and push for people-centered SSC at BAPA+40

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.

27 Feb 2019
Notes towards people-powered, sustainable consumption and production

Towards an initial framework for people-powered sustainable consumption and production.

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