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23 Aug 2017
World Bank "trillions": More PPPs, even worse days of privatisation?

The World Bank's shift to "billions to trillions" in development finance threatens more corporate-led development and privatisation through Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs).

11 Aug 2017
Development for Whom? How Navotas fisherfolk resist the displacement of their people and livelihood

Reflections on the struggle of Navotas fisherfolk for their community and right to livelihood, and the impacts of corporate-led development pushed by the WTO and governments.

22 Jun 2017
USAID in Mindanao: The Other Side of the US COIN

Examining the case of USAID in Mindanao, southern Philippines, and how development could be subsumed to military objectives at the expense of addressing roots of armed conflict.

14 Jun 2017
Remembering the Legacy of François Houtart

We remember the legacy of a prolific thinker and a friend to oppressed peoples of the world, François Houtart.

24 May 2017
Cordillera Day 2017: A Story of Vibrant Struggle for Rights

We look back at the Cordillera peoples' struggle against development aggression and other ills until the present. Their struggle manifests how rights are not just given but could be claimed through collective action.

19 Apr 2017
Keynote Address at the Conference on the Self-Determination and Liberation of West Papua

Antonio Tujan, Jr., IBON International Director, delivers a keynote address on the right to self-determination and the struggle of the West Papuan people.

24 Jan 2017
Global Partnership Must Put People over Profit to Meet “Leave No-one Behind” Challenge

The outcome document of the 2nd High-Level Meeting of the GPEDC, despite some significant drawbacks, can be a start in creating substantive change in global development processes.

13 Dec 2016
The Struggle for Peoples' Rights: Land, Food and Justice in Kidapawan

IBON International expresses its solidarity with the marginalized who continue to assert their economic and social rights.

1 Dec 2016
CSOs: Nairobi High-Level Meeting must not give imprimatur on corporate takeover of development effectiveness agenda

CSOs warn that development cooperation may be progressively reduced to being a catalyst for private forms of financing, and that the use of public funds with the accompanying standards of accountability and inclusiveness will be weakened.

30 Nov 2016
Global Partnership Must Uphold Democratic Ownership Against Profiteering and Militarization

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.

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