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According to latest World Bank data on poverty, released October 2018, 46 percent of the world’s population continue to subsist on less than USD 5.50 a day by 2015.
The 2018 IMF-WB meetings are held ten years since the global financial crisis, withthe IMF-WB continuing to privilege the private sector and so-called business friendly investment climate.
IBON International joins movements in denouncing Bali authorities' moves to prevent a people’s conference to be held parallel to the Annual Meetings of the International Monetary Fund-World Bank.
We call for peoples around the world to stand in solidarity with the Filipino people and its organisations who have been active in forwarding people’s development.
Reflections on the workers' assertion of their rights and sovereignty.
Since 2014, a UN process has been underway towards establishing a treaty that aims to regulate transnational corporations’ (TNCs) activities and hold them accountable for rights violations under international human rights law.
We gave insights from a Southern people’s perspective during a session on Southern countries’ development cooperation, stressing not only the need for genuine people’s participation but also how solidarity, mutual benefit and equality are important principles.
We highlighted the need to ensure people’s rights, especially for marginalised communities, and the people’s ownership of their development path and related processes – with poverty eradication as the essential development outcome.
IBON International joins various organisations in the Philippines and abroad in denouncing the Duterte administration’s tagging of Filipino rights advocates, activists and civil society as “terrorists”.
Peoples and their organisations especially in the Global South need to take back economic power, resist the monopoly-led economic system that contributes a large part to worsening inequality.