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Contents with tag: 2018

29 May 2018
South-South Cooperation: From resistance to neocolonialism, towards genuine people’s development

We gave insights from a Southern people’s perspective during a session on Southern countries’ development cooperation, stressing not only the need for genuine people’s participation but also how solidarity, mutual benefit and equality are important principles.

2 May 2018
The ADB's Strategy 2030: Repackaging Neoliberalism?

The ADB's draft Strategy 2030 continues to push for the expansion of private sector role in the development agenda.

19 Apr 2018
The World Bank Group's Corporatization of Development

The World Bank Group has been increasingly financing transnational corporations – intentionally referred to as the innocuous ‘private sector.’

26 Jan 2018
What the WTO Means for 2018 and Beyond

If the worse comes to worst, we may have to listen more to the movements especially in the Global South who have been, for years, calling to finally “junk” the WTO.

19 Jan 2018
IBON International announces new director

IBON International announced that its Board of Trustees has recently appointed Amy Padilla as Director.

18 Jul 2018
HLPF 2018: Where’s people’s development in the “transformation to sustainable and resilient societies”?

It is with awareness that some civil society organisations (CSOs) admit that the HLPF is a space that, from its first day, already has limits.

18 Jul 2018
To what extent could big business forward “sustainable consumption and production”?

Private sector role is seen to be important in "sustainable consumption and production" and more generally in today's development agenda.

22 Jun 2018
The WBG's "new" approach: Development captured by corporations

Infographics on the World Bank's approach on "Maximizing Finance for Development" (previously called the "Cascade" approach) courtesy of Dana Uy, a student from the University of Santo Tomas on internship at IBON International. Read more: The World Bank Group's Corporatization of Development (2018).

27 Apr 2018
On the narrative of catalytic role of ODA/blended finance

On 26 April 2018, Jennifer del Rosario-Malonzo participated at the 2018 Financing for Development Forum.

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