Contents with tag: democracy

12 Mar 2018
Stop the Duterte administration’s crackdown on rights defenders and people’s organisations!

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”.

28 Feb 2018
International fact-finding mission: Dire rights situation as Martial Law continues in southern Philippines

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.

14 Oct 2017
EAS in 2017: Disarming Democracy in Asia Pacific

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.

30 Mar 2017
Upholding People's Rights amidst Global Crises

IBON International launched a book of case stories on the experiences of Philippine people’s organizations in claiming and defending rights in their communities.

29 Mar 2017
Launch of new book on People’s Rights and People’s Sovereignty

IBON International will launch a book of case stories of people's organizations claiming and asserting their rights.

29 Mar 2017
Asserting and Defending People's Rights, Exercising People's Sovereignty
The matter of collective rights, held in common by social groups and nations, as opposed to individuals, is “premised on the concept of humans as social beings, who belong to distinct social groups and whose interactions are greatly shaped by their groups.” Especially in a country like the Philippines, where collective action is often the only weapon that laborers and peasants can wield against capitalists and landowners, the notion of people’s rights is truly empowering.
7 Jun 2016
Democracy Founded on People's Sovereignty

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.

20 Mar 2015
Forum-Workshop on Militarism and Democracy

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

23 Sep 2013
Conference on Democracy, Self-Determination and Liberation of Peoples

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.

20 Mar 2013
On Democratizing Global Governance

IBON International has released a policy brief on addressing the democratic deficits in global governance and democratizing its major international institutions and processes.


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