Contents with tag: PPPs
The World Bank's shift to "billions to trillions" in development finance threatens more corporate-led development and privatisation through Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs).
The boycott was launched after repeated calls for the Bank to stop promoting PPPs that contain dangerous hidden debts, which are especially damaging for world’s poorest countries.
The outcome document of the 2nd High-Level Meeting of the GPEDC, despite some significant drawbacks, can be a start in creating substantive change in global development processes.
IBON International contends that US policy and practice disprove the US Department of State assistant secretary, Daniel Russel, who denied the fact of aid conditionality.
US Congressional Representative Gwen Moore, a Ranking Member of the House subcommittee tasked with World Bank Group (WBG) oversight, yesterday issued a rare letter of condemnation of the WBG for its failure to prevent conflicts of interest from shaping the decisions of its development finance institution, the International Finance Corporation (IFC), in its projects in the water sector.
Last February 29, IBON International together with more than 50 civil society organisations(CSOs) from around the globe urged the World Bank (WB) to push for more financial transparency on Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs).
A legally binding treaty that aims to make transnational corporations (TNCs) accountable for human rights violations is currently under negotiation in a United Nations Working Group.
Infographics courtesy of Michelle Gan, a student at University of Chicago, currently on a two-month internship (July-August 2017) at IBON International as a fellow of Kaya Collaborative. Source material used is the IBON Primer on Public-Private Partnerships, released 2017. See attachments below for alternative versions of the infographic.
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) exerts a surprising amount of influence over Philippine policymaking process through technical assistance.