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Global governance

Report / 24th March 2017

Take a closer look behind the flowery language, and it reveals that corporate influence on the G20 discourse entails considerable risks and side-effects. It's time to the imbalances in G20 policies, and the double standards in its openness towards business and civil society - for which substantial reforms are necessary. A new report by Jens Marten for Heinrich Böll Stiftung and Global Policy Forum.

Article / 24th March 2017

We now need transformative policies able to open a new horizon, without poverty, with less inequality, without destroying our natural environment. Our new situation requires an urgent reflection on power relations and concrete alternatives, central to which is the reconceptualisation of social protection in terms of commons.

Article / 16th March 2017

ケニア、イエメン、南スーダン、ソマリア(飢饉に直面している、あるいはその危険にさらされている国々)から戻ったばかりの国連人道高官は本日、人々を「餓死」から救うための包括的な行動を国際社会に訴えました。

Article / 16th March 2017

Just back from Kenya, Yemen, South Sudan and Somalia – countries are facing or are at risk of famine – the top United Nations humanitarian official today urged the international community for comprehensive action to save people from simply “starving to death.”

Blog / 7th March 2017

The Trump White House is framing foreign aid as a devastating drain on America’s treasure. But foreign aid isn’t killing the American dream — inequality is, writes Sam Pizzigati for the Too Much newsletter.

Article / 4th March 2017

Poorer countries routinely put more resources at the disposal of donor country interests than they receive in foreign aid—but it doesn't have to be this way. The idea of implementing a system of global taxation is gaining ground, and may open up a pathway towards an authentic system of redistribution across national borders, writes David Sogge for Open Democracy.

Article / 3rd March 2017

The Republic of Ecuador, currently chair of the largest single coalition of developing countries at the United Nations, is reviving a longstanding campaign for the creation of an inter-governmental UN tax body and the elimination of tax havens and illicit financial flows.

Blog / 17th February 2017

The latest set of disturbing data from the UN shows that finance has been flowing out of developing countries at least since 2004, with sobering implications explains Jesse Griffiths from Eurodad.

Article / 17th February 2017

Famine is looming in four different countries, threatening unprecedented levels of hunger and a global crisis that is already stretching the aid and humanitarian system like never before, experts and insiders warn.

Report / 6th February 2017

A real circular economy would expand the definition of the circular economy to one where its operating system is regenerative not only towards nature, but also people; meaning wealth is equitably circulated and shared. A new report by Sharon Ede explains how relocalising production with not-for-profit business models helps build resilient and prosperous societies.