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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...
Controversial G8 agriculture initiative accused of ‘land grabs’ debated in parliamentary hearing in Brussels
A European Parliament hearing [has taken place on December 1st, 2015] to scrutinise the controversial aid initiative, the New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition. The New...
On the occasion of the forthcoming G20 summit (Hangzhou, 14-15 November), the G20 Megaproject campaign by the Heinrich Boell Foundation – North America, aims at raising awareness...
Press release: Joint statement by African and Indian civil society on the Nairobi Ministerial of the WTO
PRESS RELEASE 27 October 2015 AFRICAN AND INDIAN CIVIL SOCIETY REMINDS AFRICAN AND INDIAN LEADERS OF THE ISSUES AT STAKE AND THE NEED FOR A CREDIBLE DEVELOPMENT OUTCOME AT THE...
The Changing Dynamics of SID and the Challenges Facing SID Chapters
Keynote address by Amb. Juma V. Mwapachu, President, SID International Governing Council, Frankfurt, October 2nd, 2015, on the occasion of the SID Frankfurt chapter event. Dear...
Peoples' Nutrition is Not a Business
Right To Food and Nutrition Watch: International Launch The civil society-led Right to Food and Nutrition Watch 2015, 'Peoples’ Nutrition Is Not a Business', will be launched in...
Third FfD failing to finance development
CSO response We, members of hundreds of civil society organizations and networks from around the world engaged in the Third FfD Conference, would like to express our deepest...
Week of mobilization in Geneva to stop corporate abuse
The first session of the open ended intergovernmental working group for the elaboration of an International Binding Instrument on Transnational Corporations and other Business...
UN Experts Voice Concern over Adverse Impact of Free Trade and Investment Agreements on Human Rights
MEDIA STATEMENT | United Nations Human Rights Office of the High Commissioner GENEVA 2 June 2015 - A number of free trade and investment agreements, such as the Trans-Pacific...
Call of Civil Society Organizations to their Governments on the New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition in Africa
We, social movements, grassroots organizations and civil society organizations engaged in the defense of food sovereignty and the right to food in Africa, met at the World Social...