World Bank must stop promoting ‘dangerous’ public-private partnerships

Brussels/Washington DC, October 11 2017. A new campaign aimed at reversing the dangerous rush to promote expensive and high-risk public-private partnerships (PPPs) was launched on October 11 by civil society organisations from all over the globe. The campaign’s manifesto – launched during the World Bank and International Monetary Fund annual meetings in Washington DC –…

We do need trillions to achieve the SDGs

Civil Society activists critique first week of deliberations at High Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development New York City, 14 July 2017: With the first week of deliberations at the 2017 High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development coming to a close this Friday at the UN in New York, civil society activists are criticizing a…

Spotlight Report 2017 side events @HLPF 2017

Reclaiming policies for the public: Privatization, partnerships, corporate capture and their impact on sustainability and inequality – assessments and alternatives Conversation with authors of the Civil Society Report Spotlight on Sustainable Development 2017 http://www.2030spotlight.org 18 July 2017, 1:15-2:45pm, Baha’i International Community, Suite 120 (first floor),866 UN Plaza, New York. A global coalition of civil society…

Policy Coherence and Financing for Sustainable Development With Equality

Side-event during the 2017 High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development 13 July 2017 8:15 – 9:30 AM Conference Room E in the UN Conference Building Jointly organized by Civil Society Financing for Development Group including the Women’s Working Group on Financing for Development, Femnet, Forum for Women and Democracy, Womankind Worldwide Download invitation The pursuit…

CSO FfD Group side events calendar at the FfD Forum 2017

Side events organized by the CSO Financing for Development Group (including  the Women Working Group on FfD) during the ECOSOC Forum on FfD Follow Up 2017 will address issues such as: public and private interface and their impact on development and poverty eradication; the intergovernmental tax body as a way to tackle illicit financial flows…

Civil Society Forum Statement at Closing Ceremony (UNCTAD 14)

This page is hosted by the CSO FFD Group on behalf of the Civil Society Internantional Steering Group (UNCTAD14). UNCTAD 14 Civil Society Forum – Concluding statement at closing ceremony (Download PDF) H.E. President of Kenya, H.E. President of UNCTAD XIV, H.E. Secretary General of UNCTAD, distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen, I would like to…

CSO Declaration to UNCTAD 14

This page is hosted by the CSO FFD Group on behalf of the Civil Society Internantional Steering Group (UNCTAD14). CSO Declaration to UNCTAD 14 – delivered at ‘Opening Plenary of Committee of the Whole’ Download PDF here