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World Bank "Evolution" and the need for systemic accountability: 80 years since the Bretton Woods Conference 12.89 MB 117 downloads

The year 2024 will mark 80 years since the Bretton Woods Conference of July 1944,...
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[APPENDIX] Reproducing systemic violence against women: Risks of World Bank’s Development Policy Loans to women’s rights in the Philippines 14.70 MB 20 downloads

The research examines the World Bank Group’s Development Policy Loans (DPLs) to...
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Reproducing systemic violence against women: Risks of World Bank’s Development Policy Loans to women’s rights in the Philippines 15 MB 160 downloads

The research examines the World Bank Group’s Development Policy Loans (DPLs) to...
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Loss and Damage: Advancing the fight for climate reparations and justice 0.00 KB 333 downloads

The 27th Conference of Parties (COP27) to the United Nations Framework Convention...
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Joint CSO Submission to the First Global Stocktake: Human Rights-Based Climate Action 0.00 KB 166 downloads

The Global Stocktake of the Paris Agreement is a process that aims to assess the...
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Advancing Women's Rights and People-Powered Democracy 7 MB 628 downloads

(Get the paper in English, Spanish, and French below.) In this paper, IBON International...
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Is the "new normal" really new?: Systemic change or a re-established old system? 808.30 KB 307 downloads

Today's crises have driven international institutions to look into the economic and...
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Beyond Efficiency: Transforming Trade to Achieve Sustainable Consumption and Production 2.25 MB 344 downloads

Almost three decades since the Rio Conference of 1992, the continued failure of governments...
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National financing for development: Corporatised or democratised process? 660.65 KB 164 downloads

The Integrated National Financing Framework is presented as a set of assessment and...
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Old shackles, rising new masters? On Southern debt today 0.00 KB 74 downloads

Financing development effectively for the people is increasingly important today...
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Towards a Just Global Climate Finance 0.00 KB 131 downloads

At the 2015 Paris Agreement, rich countries reaffirmed their commitment to mobilize...
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Sustainable consumption and production: From “resource-efficient” status quo to social transformation 39.29 KB 36 downloads

While there is general acknowledgment that human activity accounts for different...
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Sustainable consumption and production: From “resource-efficient” status quo to social transformation 0.00 KB 105 downloads

While there is general acknowledgment that human activity accounts for different...
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Development financing today: Serving whose interest? 0.00 KB 212 downloads

Financing for sustainable development today is at a crossroads. According to the...
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The Belt and Road Initiative: A new road or a dead-end for peoples’ development? 0.00 KB 93 downloads

The Belt and Road Initiative (BRI, or B&R in official government translations)...
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The ADB’s Strategy 2030: Repackaging Neoliberalism? 0.00 KB 77 downloads

Throughout its fifty-year history, the ADB considers itself a multilateral bank...
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COP24: The saga of implementing the Paris Climate Agreement continues 0.00 KB 53 downloads

The world’s toiling sectors are threatened of a worsening climate crisis and...
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The 11th WTO Ministerial and the stakes for people’s economic rights 0.00 KB 80 downloads

Now on its 11th Ministerial Conference (MC11), the World Trade Organisation (WTO)...
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Implementing the World Bank Group’s MFD: Reinforcing Corporate Capture of the Global South 125.53 KB 162 downloads

As elaborated in our prior paper, The World Bank Group’s Corporatization of Development,...
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The World Bank Group’s Corporatization of Development 0.00 KB 50 downloads

The WBG remains influential in development policy, relied on by the international...
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The World Bank Group's Corporatization of Development 246.18 KB 158 downloads

The WBG remains influential in development policy, relied on by the international...
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EAS in 2017: Disarming Democracy in Asia Pacific 0.00 KB 37 downloads

The East Asia Summit (EAS) held its first meeting in 2005, according to the Kuala...
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COP 23 and the long, bumpy road to implementing the Paris Climate Agreement 0.00 KB 101 downloads

It has been almost two years since the Paris Climate Agreement was signed, but much...
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Democracy Founded on People’s Sovereignty 0.00 KB 65 downloads

IBON International’s Rights-based Democracy or People-powered Democracy (RBD/PPD)...
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Advancing the People’s Trade Agenda 0.00 KB 67 downloads

Two decades since the establishment of the World Trade Organization (WTO), over 60...
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The Trans-Pacific Partnership Expansion: An Expansion of Whose Agenda? 0.00 KB 40 downloads

The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement was signed on 4 February 2016. This...
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Key Asks for Climate Justice and System Change 0.00 KB 56 downloads

It is time to fully recognize that climate change is not only an environmental...
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Development Justice 0.00 KB 133 downloads

BON Policy Brief, September 2013 IBON International has released a policy brief...
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Addressing the Drivers of the Global Rush for Farmland Acquisitions 0.00 KB 36 downloads

The proliferation of large-scale foreign land acquisitions (FLAs) in poor countries...
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ASEAN Community 2015: Integration for Whom? 0.00 KB 83 downloads

As the ASEAN Community looms into existence by the end of 2015, civil society organizations...
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SDGs: Can they promote sustainable development? 0.00 KB 72 downloads

IBON Policy Brief on Sustainable Development Goals One of the expected key outcomes...
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Climate Finance: Key Issues for Durban 0.00 KB 51 downloads

Poor people especially in the developing world are already bearing the negative impacts...
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Green Economy: Gain or Pain for the Earth’s Poor? 0.00 KB 51 downloads

The upcoming UN Conference on Sustainable Development in June 2012, also known as...
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IMF’s Debt Restructuring Follies 0.00 KB 47 downloads

IBON International has released a new policy brief, “IMF’s Debt Restructuring...
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Reforming global sustainable development governance: A rights-based agenda 0.00 KB 37 downloads

Achieving sustainable development entails a global transition—away from prevailing...
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On Promoting Equality for Sustainable Development 138.94 KB 135 downloads

IBON Policy Brief, February 2013 IBON International has just released its policy...
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Policy Brief on a New Climate Protocol 0.00 KB 171 downloads

As conflicts of interest between developed and developing countries heighten in the...
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A Renewed Global Partnership for Sustainable Development 0.00 KB 53 downloads

With the approaching conclusion in 2015 of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs),...
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Migration and Development: A Matter of Seeking Justice 0.00 KB 40 downloads

IBON Policy Brief, October 2013 IBON International has just released its policy...
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On Democratizing Global Governance 0.00 KB 166 downloads

IBON Policy Brief, March 2013 IBON International has released a policy brief on...
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What is missing in the G-20 agenda? 0.00 KB 27 downloads

The structural imbalances in the global economy – inequality between capital-owners...
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A Development Agenda for 2015 and Beyond 0.00 KB 195 downloads

As we approach 2015, immediate policy steps need to be taken to hurdle the challenges...
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The UNFCCC and Climate Politics after COP 15 0.00 KB 28 downloads

This policy brief reviews the dismal (albeit unofficial) results of the 2009 climate...
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The World Bank and Climate Change Finance 0.00 KB 44 downloads

Despite the woeful inadequacy of funding made available by the North for developing...