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16 Jun 2016
ANNUAL REPORT 2015

Pursuing People-Powered Democracy

We are pleased to announce the release of IBON International's 2015 Annual Report, in both print and digital format.

16 Jun 2016
IBON International Strategic Plan 2016-2020
As part of IBON International's Strategic Review and Planning process, we were able to create a new Strategic Plan for 2016-2020 that aims to address the roots of poverty, inequality, exclusion, environmental destruction and injustice through social transformation under the Rights-based Democracy/People-Powered Democracy (RBD/PPD) framework. 
 
RBD/PPD is a transformative framework that enables people to claim their rights and hold duty-bearers accountable, as well as self-organize and self-mobilize as dev
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.

16 Sep 2015
End wars of aggression, Respect human rights of refugees!

It took a photo of three-year-old Aylan Kurdi, a Syrian refugee whose body was washed up dead on the shores of Turkey, for the world to notice the biggest humanitarian crisis in the world today. Driven by poverty and war, the mass exodus of refugees arriving in the European region is considered as the biggest refugee crisis since the end of the Second World War. Many are now wondering how this situation worsened. Why did the United Nations (UN) and powerful Northern countries allow such crisis to intensify?

15 Jul 2015
The Addis Action Agenda: An Agenda without Action?

As the first of three major development conferences this year, the Third International Conference on Financing for Development (FfD3) in Addis Ababa is expected to play a fundamental role in laying the financial groundwork both for the post-2015 development agenda and the climate negotiations. With the current state of negotiations, however, the Addis Ababa Action Agenda (Addis Action Agenda) signals a retreat of ambition and is far from upholding Monterrey and Doha, and much less in delivering any adequate response to the needs of the poor and the marginalized.

3 Jun 2015
IBON CJ partners in Senegal hold successful training on agriculture and climate change adaptation

IBON International partners in Senegal hold capacity building workshop on agriculture and climate change adaptation for peasant organizations from May 26 to 29, 2015. The objective of the workshop aims to equip the participants with basic knowledge on the relationship between agriculture and climate change, as well as, inform them about the international negotiations on climate change.

11 May 2015
ANNUAL REPORT 2014

AR 2014 highlights the continuing process of developing IBON International as a service institution focused on capacity development for the people. Aside from the institution's structure, advocacies, and policy frameworks featured in this report, AR2014 also highlights the accomplishments and workings of our networks and programs.

24 Apr 2015
Trans-Pacific Partnership: U.S. strategy to take over Asia

The Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA), a multilateral free trade agreement (FTA) in Asia-Pacific being negotiated by 12 countries (the United States, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, Singapore, Malaysia, Brunei, Vietnam, Chile, Canada, Mexico and Peru), was the subject of the public forum, "What’s wrong with partnership? An Asian perspective on the Trans-Pacific Partnership."

27 Mar 2015
Unpacking the Post-2015 Development Agenda: Strengthening Corporate Power in the name of Sustainable Development?

Forum co-organized by IBON International, CSO Partnership for Development Effectiveness, Campaign for People's Goals for Sustainable Development, Arab NGO Network for Development, LDC Watch, Centre for Community Economics and Development Consultants' Society and Public Advocacy Initiatives for Rights and Values in India
Saturday 28th March, 8:30-11:00
World Social Forum-Tunis | CPDE Tent

18 Mar 2015
The PPPs: good for development or to open up new markets?

Workshop by Alliance Sud, the Arab NGO Network for Development, Social Watch and IBON International at the World Social Forum Tunis 2015
Wednesday 25th March, 8 :30 – 11 :00
Room I 210 – I 211, Bloc Informatique, Faculté de Sciences

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