Contents with tag: policy brief

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.

15 Apr 2016
The Trans-Pacific Partnership Expansion: An Expansion of Whose Agenda?

The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement was signed on 4 February 2016. This initiated an ongoing ratification process with the agreement set to go into effect when the collective gross domestic product (GDP) of countries that ratified equals at least 85% of the total GDP of all 12 countries party to the signing: Brunei, Chile, New Zealand, Singapore, United States, Australia, Peru, Vietnam, Malaysia, Mexico, Canada and Japan.

10 Dec 2015
Advancing the People's Trade Agenda

Two decades since the establishment of the World Trade Organization (WTO), over 60 agreements and numerous ministerial trade negotiations have led to empty promises that continue to fail developing countries and their people. Throughout its existence, the WTO’s mandate to set rules for an international trading order has resulted in unfettered liberalization causing far-reaching and disastrous impacts in the economy, agriculture sector and food systems of people in the developing world.

21 Apr 2015
ASEAN Community 2015: Integration for Whom?
As the ASEAN Community looms into existence by the end of 2015, civil society organizations in its member countries are questioning the integration process and how it will affect the people’s rights in the region.
IBON International's new policy paper critiques the ASEAN Integration and explains how it can worsen inequalities between and among ASEAN nations because of the possible increase of corporate power in the region.
3 Feb 2015
Policy Brief on a New Climate Protocol

As conflicts of interest between developed and developing countries heighten in the negotiations for a new protocol, IBON International offers policy positions on mitigation, adaptation, and finance which should form the most crucial building blocks for a new climate protocol.

11 Apr 2014
A Renewed Global Partnership for Sustainable Development
With the approaching conclusion in 2015 of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), talks are underway among governments, policymakers, and leaders to set a new framework for international development beyond 2015.
26 Mar 2014
IMF’s Debt Restructuring Follies
IBON International has released a new policy brief, “IMF’s Debt  Restructuring Follies,” which analyzes the policy failures and blunders of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in holding on to its market-based approach to settling sovereign debt.
2 Dec 2013
Migration and Development: A Matter of Seeking Justice

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.

2 Dec 2013
Development Justice

IBON Policy Brief, September 2013

IBON International has released a policy brief that offers an alternative development framework--development justice. Development justice incorporates five foundational shifts (redistributive justice, economic justice, social justice, environmental justice and accountability to peoples) as pillars for genuine sustainable progress.

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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