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Contents with tag: PPPs

23 Aug 2017
World Bank "trillions": More PPPs, even worse days of privatisation?

The World Bank's shift to "billions to trillions" in development finance threatens more corporate-led development and privatisation through Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs).

27 Feb 2017
Trade unions and campaigners boycotting World Bank consultation on 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.

24 Jan 2017
Global Partnership Must Put People over Profit to Meet “Leave No-one Behind” Challenge

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 denial of aid conditionality by the US Department of State assistant secretary.
26 Oct 2016
USAID Influences Philippine National Policy to Advance US Interests

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.

12 Apr 2016
US Congress Rep with World Bank oversight demands end to Bank’s unethical water privatization deals, cites Manila’s privatized water

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.

15 Mar 2016
IBON International joins call for greater PPP transparency

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).

28 Oct 2017
Global "binding treaty" for TNCs to answer for rights abuses on the table in UN

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.

11 Aug 2017
Public-Private Partnerships 101: What the People Should Know about PPPs

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.

22 Jun 2017
IBON Primer on Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs)
 
Public-private partnerships (PPPs) have gained popularity especially since the failure of privatization programs initiated by the World Bank, the International Monetary Fund (IMF), and other bi- and multilateral institutions. Yet in some ways, they pose an even greater challenge to sustainable and people-oriented development.
 
Rather than privatization outright, PPPs are privatization with added benefits.
28 Oct 2016
How USAID influences PH national policy: Technical aid to advance US interests

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) exerts a surprising amount of influence over Philippine policymaking process through technical assistance.

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