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Right to Food: Arab Watch Report 2019
The Arab NGO Network for Development (ANND) launched the 2019 Arab Watch Report on the Right to Food, which explores from a comparative perspective the political food economy in...
Quality Education That Benefits All: An Open Letter to the World Bank and Its Donors
We, the undersigned, urge you to ensure that development aid for education is used to support the public provision of free, quality education that benefits all without...
Cast The Spotlight on Financial Injustice to Tackle Rising Inequalities - New Report
Spotlight on financial justice - understanding global inequalities to overcome financial injustice exposes the role of financialization – or the expansion of financial actors’...
UN Human Rights Council Adopts New Right to Education Framework (the Abidjan Principles)
(Geneva, 15 July 2019) The United Nations Human Rights Council (HRC) unanimously adopted last Thursday a new resolution on the right to education and in doing so firmly...
Defending the Right to Food in Age of Digitalization
Over the past few decades, public goods, such as water, education and health – the pillars of human rights – have increasingly been transformed into tradable commodities. Food, of...
Sustainable Development Needs Fundamental Governance Changes - Spotlight Report
New York, 8 July 2019: “The world is off-track to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Most governments have failed to turn the transformational vision of the...
Globalization 0.0: The real paradigm shift is for us to zero how we've done business until now
By Lamìs Shejni If you misdiagnose the problem, it's highly unlikely that you will find the appropriate solution. Though a well-known maxim in public policy circles, it would seem...
Pooja Rangaprasad appointed as Director, Policy and Advocacy, Financing for Development at SID
The Society for International Development is pleased to announce the appointment of Pooja Rangaprasad as Director, Policy and Advocacy, Financing for Development. In her capacity...
Rights for people, rules for corporations - Stop ISDS
In today’s international system, corporations benefit from far reaching super-rights and have access to special tribunals to enforce them. Investor State Dispute Settlement (ISDS...
Conflict of Interest: Corporations lead UN promotion of controversial PPPs
Representatives from companies with a history of mismanagement of public contracts and renowned tax-dodging practices will meet in Geneva this week to lobby for business-friendly...
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