'Women, youth and children demand development justice, end to plutocracy' - CPG
7 March 2014
Paul Quintos of IBON International, who also represents the Campaign for People's Goals for Sutainable Development (CPG), delivered the opening remarks on Thursday, 6 March 2014, at a United Nations High Level Event organized by the Office of the President of the General Assembly (OPGA) in New York City. This OPGA-HLE, the first in six, is on “Contributions of women, the young and civil society to the post-2015 development agenda.”
The full text of Mr Quintos' speech follows:
Southern CSOs: 'We demand a climate fund for people and planet, not private profit'
20 February 2014
Southern civil society organizations issued a statement, dated February 19, on the occasion of the Sixth Meeting of the Green Climate Fund Board in Bali, Indonesia. Some 28 CSOs, including IBON International, signed the statement demanding a Green Climate Fund "that serves the welfare of people and planet and not private profit."
IBON Int’l Director shares CSO concerns on upcoming GPEDC high-level meeting
Tujan interview on Youtube
IBON International Director Antonio Tujan Jr shares some insights and concerns in an interview after the recent 5th Global Partnership for Effective Development Cooperation (GPEDC) Steering Committee (SC) Meeting.
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.
Indonesian peasants slam land grabs, WTO
Aliansi Gerakan Reforma Agraria holds rally in Jakarta
Thousands of peasants held a protest action in Jakarta, Indonesia to highlight campaigns on land grabbing, the junking of WTO, and continued hikes in fuel prices. Rahmat Ajiguna, Secretary General of the Alliance of Agrarian Reform Movement/Aliansi Gerakan Reforma Agraria (AGRA), said that the protest is the Indonesian peasantry’s response to oppressive government policies.
High-level panel report falls short of CSO expectations—CPG
Campaign for People's Goals responds to post-2015 report
The Campaign for People’s Goals (CPG) recently posted on its website (www.peoplesgoals.org) a detailed point-by-point response to the Official Report of the High Level Panel (HLP) on Post-2015. Key points of the CPG critique are summarized here.