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Global Governance: new challenges vs old concerns
The last few weeks of May have been quite intense on the global governance side. The Financing for Development Forum in New York (22-26 May), the World Health Assembly in Geneva...
Strong call by Treaty Alliance as UN process on transnational corporatons and human rights enters new phase
SIGN the Treaty Alliance Statement To be successful, the next session should encourage constructive negotiations between States about concrete and detailed elements of the...
The Society for International Development welcomes Larry Cooley as its new President
The SID Secretariat is pleased to announce that Larry Cooley has been elected President of the SID International Governing Council. Larry Cooley founded MSI, now a part of Tetra...
SID welcomes the new Governing Council for 2017-2020
The Nominations and Election Committee of the SID Governing Council is pleased to announce that a new Governing Council has been elected for the period 2017-2020. A full list of...
Trade unions and campaigners from around the world are boycotting the latest World Bank consultation on PPPs
Trade unions and campaigners from around the world are boycotting the latest World Bank consultation on PPPs, due to close tomorrow (28 February). Research shows that PPPs –...
Advancing the right to health: the vital role of law. New report
Sugar tax in Mexico. Salt limits in South Africa. Plain packaging in Australia. National health insurance in Ghana. Mandatory motorcycle helmets in Vietnam. Health care in the...
G20 Hangzhou agreement unlikely to heal global economy’s malaise
by Aldo Caliari, Center of Concern, 18 September 2016 | The Group of 20 Leaders (G20 or “the Leaders”), under the presidency of China, held their yearly Summit in the city of...
The Struggle for a UN Treaty: Towards global regulation on human rights and business (GPF)
Over the course of the last years, the international debate surrounding the environmental, social and human rights responsibilities of corporations has gained momentum. Not least...
HLPF: Civil society expresses discontent over dire state of Means of Implementation
High-Level Political Forum on the 2030 Agenda and SDGs - (Part 2) Civil society expresses discontent over dire state of Means of Implementation A report by Bhumika Muchhala (Third...
Civil Society Forum Statement at Closing Ceremony (UNCTAD 14)
UNCTAD 14 Civil Society Forum – Concluding statement at closing ceremony (Download PDF) H.E. President of Kenya, H.E. President of UNCTAD XIV, H.E. Secretary General of UNCTAD,...