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Contents with tag: PPPs

27 Jul 2015
Request for Organizational Endorsements by August 7, 2015

In September of this year, Heads of States and Governments will gather at the United Nations (UN) headquarters in New York City to agree on a new set of “Sustainable Development Goals” (SDGs) and a “global plan of action for people, planet and prosperity”. The latest draft of this declaration which promises to “transform our world” by 2030 and ensure that “no one will be left behind” in the process has just been released today.

24 Apr 2015
Intervention at the Session on Follow-up and Review of FFD and Post-2015 MOI

Transcripts of the intervention made by Mr. Paul Quintos and Miss Tessa Khan of the Asia Pacific Women on Law and Development (APWLD) at the Interactive Stakeholder Dialogue at the Joint Financing for Development and Post-2015 Processes.

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

9 Apr 2014
Statement on ICESDF's session on innovative initiatives and best practices

The Intergovernmental Committee of Experts on Sustainable Development Financing (ICESDF) held an outreach event on April 3-4, 2014 on the role of private sector in sustainable development financing and the opportunities in creating new partnerships. In one of its sessions about innovative initiatives and best practices, IBON International representative Jennifer Del Rosario, delivered a statement.

26 Mar 2014
On Sustainable Development Finance

The 2nd Intergovernmental Committee of Experts on Sustainable Development Finance was held in New York City last March 3, 2014. In its session, IBON International's representative Paul Quintos delivered his remarks during the event.

7 May 2013
ADB and the ‘Development through Empowerment’ delusion

Asia has achieved remarkable economic growth, but is leaving hundreds of millions still mired in poverty, thus causing a widening gap between rich and poor and undermining the basis of growth itself. The Asian Development Bank is moving to address this worsening poverty and inequality through its core agenda "Development through Empowerment." Underlying this agenda, however, remains the ADB's market fundamentalism and a spin on "good governance" that remains anchored on private sector dominance, and which perpetuates the same policy imperatives that violate the basic human rights of poor people in the region.

14 Mar 2012
Resistance against Neoliberal Reforms: Local Struggles against Water Privatization and PPPs

With the World Bank’s rhetoric shifting to public-private partnerships (PPPs), we ask, is the partnership in PPPs a “meeting of equals,” or is there an imbalance that allows the other party to manipulate the relationship?

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