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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.

IBON International contends that US policy and practice disprove the denial of aid conditionality by the US Department of State assistant secretary.
26 Oct 2016
USAID Influences Philippine National Policy to Advance US Interests

IBON International contends that US policy and practice disprove the US Department of State assistant secretary, Daniel Russel, who denied the fact of aid conditionality.

7 Oct 2016
Trade for the people, not for corporate elites!

A Call to Action to Stop RCEP, TPP, TTIP, and CETA!

The world’s people have long been subject to ever-worsening poverty and injustice – from the erosion of labor protection measures across the globe, the continued privatization of key sectors of the economy, to the rampant dispossession and displacement of peasants, farmers and indigenous communities from their lands. The unrelenting depression of the global economy has pushed millions of workers to leave their home country in pursuit of greener pasture elsewhere; women continue to suffer miserable wages, landlessness, and hunger atop of discrimination and violence as the world’s youth are perpetually deprived of free and accessible education and decent employment. But the worst is still yet to come.

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17 Jul 2016
Challenges in Mobilizing MOI at the National Level (Financing, Technology, Capacity Building)

Lei Covero of IBON International did an intervention in behalf of the Women's Major Group at a UN official meeting titled "Challenges in mobilizing means of implementation at the national level - Financing, Technology, Capacity Building" last 13 July 2016.

14 Jul 2016
Reclaiming UNCTAD: Draw from its roots to resist neoliberal agenda

The fourteenth session of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD XIV) comes at the heels of WTO 10th Ministerial Conference last December 2015 in Nairobi, where the US, EU and other developed countries slayed the Doha Development Round in order to introduce “new issues” into the multilateral trading system.

9 Jun 2016
TPP: An Expansion of Whose Agenda?

The Trans-Pacific Partnership is a regional free trade agreement (FTA) created to reduce trade barriers and harmonize rules and regulations that further intensify the concentration of resources, wealth, and power into the hands of industrial countries and their corporate elites.

8 Jun 2016
Peasant leader hailed as next PH Agrarian Reform chief

IBON International joins the Philippine peasant and social movements in applauding the appointment of incoming Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) Secretary Rafael “Ka Paeng” Mariano under the administration of presumptive President Rodrigo Duterte.

28 Apr 2016
Inang Bayan Global Day of Action for Kidapawan edition

The International Coalition for Human Rights in the Philippines (ICHRP) released their new edition of “Inang Bayan” which highlights the Global Day of Action for the thousands of farmers and peasants who were brutally dispersed and fired at by police forces in Kidapawan, North Cotabato during a legitimate protest action for food relief.

12 Apr 2016
US Congress Rep with World Bank oversight demands end to Bank’s unethical water privatization deals, cites Manila’s privatized water

US Congressional Representative Gwen Moore, a Ranking Member of the House subcommittee tasked with World Bank Group (WBG) oversight, yesterday issued a rare letter of condemnation of the WBG for its failure to prevent conflicts of interest from shaping the decisions of its development finance institution, the International Finance Corporation (IFC), in its projects in the water sector.

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