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UN Financing Forum: A bitter awakening after 2015's party of multilateralism
by Aldo Caliari, Rethinking Bretton Woods | 2015 was an eventful year for everyone who cares about sustainable development. Three large conferences (financing for development,...
First FfD review forum fails to deliver meaningful outcomes
The first Financing for Development review forum fails to deliver meaningful outcomes By Ranja Sengupta and Bhumika Muchhala (New Delhi and New York, 29April 2016) The inaugural...
Indian tea workers, a life without dignity
Based on a GNRTFN fact finding mission (FFM), A Life without dignity – the price of your cup of tea highlights the human rights violations and abuses that India’s tea plantation...
Campaigners call for a Global Tax Body to fix the broken system
Press conference Monday April 18: 11.00 am New York time/ 16:00 UK time/ 17:00 Brussels time* Campaigners call for a Global Tax Body to fix the broken system Sunday 17 April...
A Regional Commission should not set International PPP Standards
CSO FfD GROUP’S LETTER TO CHALLENGE THE CURRENT ATTEMPTS BY UN ECONOMIC COMMISSION FOR EUROPE (UNECE) TO DEFINE INTERNATIONAL STANDARDS ON PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIPS (PPPs) March...
Dakar declaration 2016 - Global Network for the Right to Food and Nutrition
Dakar declaration of the Global Network for the Right to Food and Nutrition 2016 The members and friends of the Global Network for the Right to Food and Nutrition (GNRtFN) -...
Walking the line: new documentary on Southern Gas Corridor
Counter Balance, Platform and Re:Common are pleased to announce the launch of the webdocumentary “Walking the Line”. Watch the documentary here: http://globalmotion.pageflow.io/...
World Bank must push for greater transparency in PPP projects, urge CSOs
by Maria Romero, Eurodad* | Public Private Partnerships (PPPs) are not transparent enough, and face criticism from civil society organisations (CSOs) and others for being too...
Boutros Boutros-Ghali, former SID President - Turning Point in the United Nations
by Roberto Savio | ROME, Feb. 17 – It is no coincidence that Boutros Boutros-Ghali, who died on Feb. 16, was the only Secretary-General in the history of the United Nations to...
The Lesson from Davos: No connection to reality
By Roberto Savio ROME, Jan 27 2016 (IPS) - The rich and the powerful, who meet every year at the World Economic Forum (WEF), were in a gloomy mood this time. Not only because the...
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