Contents with tag: development justice
Development justice is an alternative framework that aims to redistribute resources, wealth, power and opportunities to all human beings equitably. It compels us to dismantle the existing systems that channel resources and wealth from developing countries to wealthy countries and to develop economies that enable dignified lives, accommodate needs and facilitate capabilities, employment and livelihoods available to all.
Lines have been drawn as world leaders gather in Bali for the World Trade Organization’s ninth summit. On one side are the world’s wealthiest countries, including the United States, the European Union, Australia, and Canada, among others. On the other side, resistant to the proposals of this powerful bloc, stands the rest of the world: from the so-called “emerging” to developing to the least developed economies.
IBON Policy Brief, September 2013
IBON International has released a policy brief that offers an alternative development framework--development justice. Development justice incorporates five foundational shifts (redistributive justice, economic justice, social justice, environmental justice and accountability to peoples) as pillars for genuine sustainable progress.
On the eve of discussions among governments gathering at the United Nations, the Peoples General Assembly on Development Justice brings together peoples from around the world to share experiences and demand justice, human rights and accountability.