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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,...
Spotlight on Sustainable Development 2016. Civil society joint report
Independent monitoring and review of the implementation of the 2030 Agenda and its structural obstacles and challenges are key factors for the success of the SDGs. It is for this...
5 Years of Failure: Why UN Voluntary Measures Aren't Stopping Bad Business Behavior
by Anne van Schaik, FoE Europe & Lucia Ortiz FoE International | Thursday, June 16th marks the 5th anniversary of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights. Yet,...
Facing up to the world’s critical health crises
By Martin Khor (Executive Director, South Centre) The recent World Health Assembly discussed the manifold global health crises that the world is unprepared for, and adopted...