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A few days ago, the United States, Japan and 10 other countries from the Pacific region arrived at a final agreement to approve what has been cited as the largest regional trade accord in history, The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement. The trade deal focuses on lowering trade barriers to goods and services, tightens intellectual property (IP) laws and establishes an investor-state dispute settlement mechanism.
We welcome possibilities to make engagement with the private sector more effective, particularly with micro-, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) and other small producers, towards development objectives.
On the resolution for increased scrutiny of the deteriorating rights situation in the Philippines was approved at the United Nations Human Rights Council.
As its membership and project portfolio continue to grow, social movements have raised the alarm on the AIIB ushering in an expanded era of corporatization of development and environmental unsustainability.
The High Level Political Forum (HLPF) on Sustainable Development convenes again this July, with the theme “Empowering people and ensuring inclusiveness and inequality.”
We join the ranks of civil society organisations (CSOs) and rights defenders in supporting international efforts for the defence of people’s rights in the Philippines.
IBON International expresses its solidarity with the victims of Cyclones Idai and Kenneth in Mozambique.
At the ECOSOC Financing for Development Forum follow-up (FfD Forum), Jennifer del Rosario-Malonzo raised concerns on unfulfilled commitments on the quantity and quality of aid, its growing use to "catalyze" private investments, and the increasing roles of private finance in general. She delivered the following intervention at a thematic panel discussion on international development cooperation during the third day of the FfD Forum. The Forum was held 15 to 18 April 2019.
IBON International condemns the killings and other attacks against farmers and land rights defenders in the global South.
Towards an initial framework for people-powered sustainable consumption and production.