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11 Oct 2018
Indonesian security forces’ move to halt peoples’ conference: Southern dev’t prospects at stake – Southern CSO

Southern-based civil society organisation (CSO) IBON International joins movements in raising concern on the “tactics of repression” used by the Indonesian government’s police and militia against what the CSO called a “legitimate and justified people’s initiative.”

8 Aug 2018
Golden opportunities for profit: OceanaGold in the global South

OceanaGold operations reveal the danger of persisting neoliberal policy norms from which many other transnational corporations benefit.

18 Jul 2018
HLPF 2018: Where’s people’s development in the “transformation to sustainable and resilient societies”?

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.

7 Jun 2018
The World Bank’s “new” approach to development: Corporate interests first

Since 2017, the WBG has been working with its “Cascade” approach, later renamed as “Maximizing Finance for Development” or MFD.

22 Mar 2018
New report reveals development partnerships for SDGs still weak in human rights-based approaches

The report also shows why the traditional approach to development partnerships is failing to bridge the gap between rich and poor, how adopting a rights-based approach is the way forward to achieving effective development cooperation.

28 Feb 2018
International fact-finding mission: Dire rights situation as Martial Law continues in southern Philippines

An international fact-finding mission has found cases of false charges, harassment, and even torture and killings against farmers and indigenous peoples, under continued Martial Law in Mindanao island in southern Philippines.

19 Jan 2018
IBON International announces new director

IBON International announced that its Board of Trustees has recently appointed Amy Padilla as Director.

19 Dec 2017
WTO talks breakdown: Temporary setback for pro-TNC agenda in global South

The 11th Ministerial Conference (MC11) of the WTO ended yesterday without the adoption of a Ministerial Declaration document, which would detail the agenda agreed upon in the trade talks.

22 Nov 2017
Advocates of peoples’ rights in the global South elected to IBON Int’l Board of Trustees

Members of a new Board of Trustees were elected at the second General Assembly (GA) of the IBON International Foundation, coming from various organisations that forward people's rights.

23 May 2017
Just Peace and the Shift from Neoliberalism

In the Philippines, agrarian reform and development of national industries forms an important part of the talks between the government and the National Democratic Front, and could point to a new direction for the country's economy.

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