Statement on ICESDF's session on innovative initiatives and best practices
The Intergovernmental Committee of Experts on Sustainable Development Financing (ICESDF) held an outreach event on April 3-4, 2014 on the role of private sector in sustainable development financing and the opportunities in creating new partnerships. In one of its sessions about innovative initiatives and best practices, IBON International representative Jennifer Del Rosario, delivered a statement. Below is the full text of the statement.
IBON Int'l representative delivers a speech at the 10th Open Working Group on Sustainable Development Goals
IBON International and Peoples’ Movement on Climate Change representative Maria Theresa Nera-Lauron, gave a speech at the 10th session of Open Working Group on Sustainable Development Goals.
Brussels protest urges transition to clean energy
25 March 2014
More than 220 people joined a mass action in Brussels, Belgium on 20 March to protest the inaction of the European Union states on climate change. IBON International participated in the mass action, which was led by Friends of the Earth Europe (FoEE) on the occasion of the EU heads of state meeting on climate and energy targets for 2013.
Global accountability — reserved mainly for intergovernmental development cooperation?
By Antonio Tujan Jr., IBON International Director
As a pillar of the post-2015 agenda, accountability is crucial in delivering a transformative framework for sustainable development, along with the sustainable development goals and the means of implementation.
Shaping global accountability in development cooperation
IBON International Update #1 (2014)
How should an accountable and effective development cooperation look like in the new global development agenda that is being shaped? Various actors in the international development community participating in the just concluded High-Level Symposium of the United Nations Development Cooperation Forum (DCF) strived to contribute different, and sometimes conflicting, perspectives in this course-setting event.
Asia Pacific CSOs express concern over shrinking civil society space, strong private sector push
CSO representatives from countries across the Asia Pacific expressed resounding concern last March 10-11 over the shrinking civil society space in the region in the recently concluded Asia-Pacific Regional Consultation on Building Evidence in Seoul, Korea.