As the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank Group (IMF-WBG) hold their 2019 Annual Meetings in Washington D.C. this mid-October, mass mobilisations have thwarted IMF-dictated austerity measures in another part of the Americas, in Ecuador.
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IBON International Update #4Development for the People 26 September 2019, New York City — Following a disappointing Climate Action Summit that yielded few commitments, despite
We are in solidarity with social movements, faith-based and grassroots organisations in Africa and across the world in mourning the loss of our chairperson, Rev. Malcolm Damon.
In Defense of Rights Defenders: A Forum-Workshop on the State of Human Rights & Defenders in Southeast Asia
A workshop at the ASEAN Civil Society Conference/ASEAN Peoples’ Forum
Civil society organizations are concerned that economic and political policies remain incoherent with the climate agenda.
Corporate land exploitation and climate change: Reflections on the IPCC Special Report on Climate Change and Land
The report validates civil society’s critique that big agricultural transnational corporations must stand accountable for contributing to ecological land degradation and the current climate catastrophe.
Today’s unfolding political context in Senegal, amid increasing threats of corporate-led resource plunder, warrants a closer look into the situation in the country.
The following article largely consists of excerpts from a policy brief titled “Development Financing: Serving whose interest?” which can be read here. Ongoing discussions for
13 July 2019, New York – Previous commitments and today’s emerging issues in development cooperation require deepening commitment to people’s rights, according to IBON International,
Previous commitments and today’s emerging issues in development cooperation require deepening commitment to people’s rights, according to IBON International.
The implementation of the current development agenda, especially the questions of financing, deserve closer inspection in today’s context of protracted crisis and rising inequalities.
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.”