Contents with tag: private sector
It is with awareness that some civil society organisations (CSOs) admit that the HLPF is a space that, from its first day, already has limits.
In light of the Second High-Level Meeting of the GPEDC, IBON International asserts the principle of democratic ownership against the profit motive in development cooperation.
At the ECOSOC Financing for Development Forum follow-up (FfD Forum), Jennifer del Rosario-Malonzo raised concerns on unfulfilled commitments on the quantity and quality of aid, its growing use to "catalyze" private investments, and the increasing roles of private finance in general. She delivered the following intervention at a thematic panel discussion on international development cooperation during the third day of the FfD Forum. The Forum was held 15 to 18 April 2019.
The second issue of TNC Watch, on the U.S. oil company Chevron Corporation.
The first issue of TNC Watch, on the Australian-Canadian junior mining company OceanaGold Corporation.
Private sector role is seen to be important in "sustainable consumption and production" and more generally in today's development agenda.
Infographics on the World Bank's approach on "Maximizing Finance for Development" (previously called the "Cascade" approach) courtesy of Dana Uy, a student from the University of Santo Tomas on internship at IBON International. Read more: The World Bank Group's Corporatization of Development (2018).
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.
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
IN THE PAST FEW DECADES, states, civil society, and the corporate world have been obliged to review and rethink the whole range of development issues. As the world stumbled from crisis to crisis, all development actors have sought out new paradigms and pathways to alleviate the said crises or to change the system altogether.