Contents with tag: development
We highlighted the need to ensure people’s rights, especially for marginalised communities, and the people’s ownership of their development path and related processes – with poverty eradication as the essential development outcome.
The ADB's draft Strategy 2030 continues to push for the expansion of private sector role in the development agenda.
Reflections on the struggle of Navotas fisherfolk for their community and right to livelihood, and the impacts of corporate-led development pushed by the WTO and governments.
On 22 May 2018, IBON International went to the 2018 High-Level Meeting of the Development Cooperation Forum of the UN Economic and Social Council
On 26 April 2018, Jennifer del Rosario-Malonzo participated at the 2018 Financing for Development Forum.
IBON Policy Brief, October 2013
IBON International has just released its policy brief entitled "Migration & Development: A Matter of Seeking Justice" that examines the various issues surrounding migrant workers in the context of achieving sustainable pathways to development. It presents a comprehensive alternative in understanding migration not just as a demographic opportunity to maximize, but a problem of social justice that needs to be addressed.
The structural imbalances in the global economy – inequality between capital-owners and wage-earners, between high finance and the real economy, between developed and developing countries, and the democratic deficit in institutions of global economic governance – constitute systemic failures of the neoliberal development model which the global crisis has exposed. These are precisely the problems that need to be resolved if we are to avoid another downturn, and shift to a truly equitable, just and sustainable development path.