Contents with tag: democracy
IBON International joins various organisations in the Philippines and abroad in denouncing the Duterte administration’s tagging of Filipino rights advocates, activists and civil society as “terrorists”.
An international fact-finding mission has found cases of false charges, harassment, and even torture and killings against farmers and indigenous peoples, under continued Martial Law in Mindanao island in southern Philippines.
This policy brief outlines significant problems in the economic and security areas for the 2017 East Asia Summit in the Philippines, focusing on development impact and the role of US and China's influence on Southeast Asian countries.
IBON International launched a book of case stories on the experiences of Philippine people’s organizations in claiming and defending rights in their communities.
IBON International will launch a book of case stories of people's organizations claiming and asserting their rights.
IBON International’s Rights-based Democracy or People-powered Democracy (RBD/PPD) framework upholds people’s sovereignty, enabling people to claim their rights and hold duty-bearers accountable, as well as self-organise and self-mobilise as development actors in their own right. Given historical and structural inequalities, persistent injustice, and social exclusion that violate people’s rights and undermine true democracy, RBD/PPD necessarily goes beyond electoral participation and political representation in governance.
Forum-Workshop by Asia Pacific Research Network, Arab NGO Network for Development and Al Marsad in cooperation with Africa People's Research Network, IBON International and International League of People's Struggles
Thursday 26th March, 15:00-18:00
World Social Forum Tunis | CPDE Tent
Over a hundred representatives from various countries, civil society groups and grassroots organizations gathered at the European Parliament to hold the Conference on Democracy, Self-Determination and Liberation of Peoples last September 23, 2013. Organized by the offices of Members of the European Parliament Jürgen Klute and Inaki Irazabalbeitia, IBON International and KONKURD (Confederation of Kurdish Associations in Europe), the conference aims to reaffirm the fundamental principles enshrined in the various UN declarations on the collective rights of peoples to self-determination and liberation.
IBON International has released a policy brief on addressing the democratic deficits in global governance and democratizing its major international institutions and processes.