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27 Dec 2018
World Bank “solutions” still sugarcoat failed economic assumptions

In this previously unpublished article, our executive director, Amy Padilla, reflects on the IMF-World Bank Annual Meetings and the parallel People's Global Conference held in October 2018.

5 Dec 2018
Institutionalizing space for Southern CSO engagement on South-South Cooperation towards BAPA+40 and beyond

We have presented two important contributions that civil society organizations can make towards strengthening institutions and frameworks for South-South Cooperation.

14 Oct 2018
Some points on development beyond the World Bank’s neoliberal narrative

There is a need to assert – especially in Southern countries – that national development strategies should be owned and led by the people.

13 Oct 2018
The WB, “policy reforms” and PPPs -- Maximising Finance for Maldevelopment?

Despite today’s rising concerns on the inequalities linked to the further consolidation of corporate power, the Maximising Finance for Development threatens to precisely entrench corporations’ hold – within the development agenda.

13 Oct 2018
In a thousand words: What is the World Bank? What is the“MFD”?

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) and what came to be later known as the World Bank Group (WBG) were established in the 1944 Bretton Woods Conference held at the United States (US).

5 Sep 2018
On the recent crackdown on Indian rights defenders and activists

We are in solidarity with all Indian activists and rights defenders who have been subject to a crackdown by state forces in the past weeks.

22 Aug 2018
On the political persecution of progressive leaders Paeng Mariano and Liza Maza, and other people’s rights defenders

IBON International stands with Philippine progressives Rafael “Ka Paeng” Mariano and Liza Maza as courts dismissed a decade-old fabricated case against them and two other progressives.

18 Jul 2018
To what extent could big business forward “sustainable consumption and production”?

Private sector role is seen to be important in "sustainable consumption and production" and more generally in today's development agenda.

27 Apr 2018
On the narrative of catalytic role of ODA/blended finance

On 26 April 2018, Jennifer del Rosario-Malonzo participated at the 2018 Financing for Development Forum.

9 Mar 2018
CPTPP licenses corporate plunder, assaults economic rights

Working women and other toiling peoples were greeted by an affront to their rights with the signing of the Comprehensive and Progressive Transpacific Partnership (CPTPP) in Chile.

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