Contents with tag: development
The ADB's draft Strategy 2030 continues to push for the expansion of private sector role in the development agenda.
Reflections on the struggle of Navotas fisherfolk for their community and right to livelihood, and the impacts of corporate-led development pushed by the WTO and governments.
IBON Policy Brief, October 2013
IBON International has just released its policy brief entitled "Migration & Development: A Matter of Seeking Justice" that examines the various issues surrounding migrant workers in the context of achieving sustainable pathways to development. It presents a comprehensive alternative in understanding migration not just as a demographic opportunity to maximize, but a problem of social justice that needs to be addressed.
The structural imbalances in the global economy – inequality between capital-owners and wage-earners, between high finance and the real economy, between developed and developing countries, and the democratic deficit in institutions of global economic governance – constitute systemic failures of the neoliberal development model which the global crisis has exposed. These are precisely the problems that need to be resolved if we are to avoid another downturn, and shift to a truly equitable, just and sustainable development path.