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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.

13 May 2017
RCEP legitimacy in question: trade deal in behalf of the people, without the people?

Civil society organizations raised the issues of transparency of the RCEP negotiations and the trade deal's potential effects to various social sectors last May 10 in Manila.

30 Mar 2017
Upholding People's Rights amidst Global Crises

IBON International launched a book of case stories on the experiences of Philippine people’s organizations in claiming and defending rights in their communities.

24 Mar 2017
People’s Rights and Half a Decade of US Direct Intervention in Syria

US intervention in Syria has only worsened what was once an internal conflict, at the expense of the Syrian people's rights.

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