Bullying and Blackmailing in Bali
IBON International Update #14
BALI, 3 December 2013 – The Ninth Ministerial Conference of the World Trade Organization (WTO) commenced today with trade ministers and officials from over 160 countries seeking a deal that would salvage the image of what was once the vanguard institution for globalization.
Stronger human rights accountability and remedy for corporate abuses urgently needed
IBON International Statement
IBON International Statement on the second annual United Nations (UN) Forum on Business and Human Rights in Geneva, Switzerland.
3 December 2013
Counterpoint in Bali: People’s Global Camp vs WTO
3-6 December 2013, Bali
Civil society groups, social movements and grassroots organizations are set to converge on December 3-6, 2013 for the People's Global Camp (PGC) in Ngurah Rai Sports Center, Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia—a parallel event to the 9th Ministerial Meeting of the World Trade Organization (WTO).
Commitments lost, ambitions damaged: No outcome in sight from Warsaw climate talks
24 November 2013, Warsaw
WARSAW, Poland—After grueling days of intense negotiations between developed and developing countries, this year’s climate summit failed to produce meaningful outcomes to address climate change.
Last-minute compromises in COP 19 fail to deliver positive outcomes
IBON International Update #13
COP 19, the UN climate talks in Warsaw, is running out of time. It is threatened with complete breakdown as major disagreements continue, with heated debates continuing throughout the night in the final stretch of the two-week-long international meeting.
Global civil society walks out from deadlocked Warsaw climate talks
IBON International Update #12
With only two days to go until the 19th Conference of Parties wraps up, and growing increasingly disappointed that this year’s climate summit will not deliver meaningful climate action, around 800 members of global civil society walked out of the Warsaw Climate Conference.