IBON Int’l blasts WTO Bali deal, calls for global fight vs new neoliberal offensive
8 December 2013
IBON International Director Antonio Tujan Jr. today condemned the new trade deal finalized at the recently concluded 9th World Trade Organization ministerial in Bali, Indonesia, as a license for a renewed neoliberal offensive against developing countries.
Midnight Deal in Bali
IBON International Update #16
BALI, 7 December 2013 – The Ninth Ministerial Conference of the World Trade Organization concluded a new trade deal after intensive consultations almost round the clock from Wednesday 4 December until the early hours of Friday 6 December, followed by overnight meetings of heads of all delegations the following night.
WTO Deadlock in Bali
IBON International Update #15
BALI, 5 December 2013 – On the third day of the Ninth Ministerial Conference of the World Trade Organization in this resort island of Indonesia, negotiations appear headed for another failure.
Drawing the lines in Bali: Global South must demand no less than development justice
by Antonio Tujan Jr
BALI, Indonesia (December 4) — Lines have been drawn as world leaders gather in Bali for the World Trade Organization’s ninth summit. On one side are the world’s wealthiest countries, including the United States, the European Union, Australia, and Canada, among others. On the other side, resistant to the proposals of this powerful bloc, stands the rest of the world: from the so-called “emerging” to developing to the least developed economies.
Bullying and Blackmailing in Bali
IBON International Update #14
BALI, 3 December 2013 – The Ninth Ministerial Conference of the World Trade Organization (WTO) commenced today with trade ministers and officials from over 160 countries seeking a deal that would salvage the image of what was once the vanguard institution for globalization.
Stronger human rights accountability and remedy for corporate abuses urgently needed
IBON International Statement
IBON International Statement on the second annual United Nations (UN) Forum on Business and Human Rights in Geneva, Switzerland.
3 December 2013