• Praful Bidwai has passed away

    The brilliant, courageous and accomplished Indian journalist, scholar and activist Praful Bidwai died unexpectedly in Amsterdam on June 23rd – a tragic loss for all those he inspired and informed.
  • A Farewell for Praful

    An account of the funeral ceremony held on 27 June in Dehli for Praful Bidwai
  • Tribute to Praful Bidwai (1949 - 2015)

    Tributes to Praful Bidwai who unexpectedly died while having dinner with other fellows of TNI in Amsterdam
  • The Politics of Climate change and the Global crisis

    Praful Bidwais last book, in which he addresses the impacts of climate change and the politics of the international climate negotiations; and second, lndia as an example of an 'emerging economy' major polluter, which can potentially both aid or obstruct the fight against climate change.
  • Praful Bidwai, Fellow

    Praful Bidwai was a political columnist, social science researcher, and activist on issues of human rights, the environment, global justice and peace.


Open Letter to the Governments of EU-CELAC

Declaration of representatives of social organizations from Europe and Latin America and the Caribbean presented to the EU-CELAC summit leaders that met in Brussels on 10 and 11 June 2015.

Hands on the Land for Food Sovereignty

Hands on the Land for Food Sovereignty is a collective campaign by 16 partners, including peasants and social movements, development and environmental NGOs, Human Rights organisations and research activists.

Radical Community Manager Seminar in Amsterdam

Spanish collective Xnet that helped arrest the former Managing Director of the IMF came to Amsterdam to share their skills, tools and strategies with social movements, civil society organisations from all over Europe.

Getting away with Murder

When asked what the banks have learned from the 2008 financial meltdown, Susan Georges instant reaction is: ‘That they can get away with murder.’

India must move to a new equitable green energy system

The Indian government's demonisation of NGOs opposed to coal mining marks a backwards step in climate commitments. India is heading towards being the number two leading world emitter of carbon dioxide, missing out on a renewable energy (RE) revolution worldwide.
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Annual Report 2014

In 2014, we celebrated TNI’s four decades of work with considerable pride. Heart-warming messages poured in, affirming our continued value, relevance and impact. 2014 shows the power and impact that ‘ideas into movement’ can have.

Human rights and drug policy

An accessible but comprehensive primer on why TNI believes that human rights must be at the heart of any debate on drug control.

The Political Economy of Oil Palm as a Flex Crop

Alberto Alonso-Fradejas, Juan Liu, Tania Salerno and Yunan Xu
The ‘how’ and ‘why’ of oil palm flexing is heavily influenced by a synthesis of forces and relations within and around the oil palm value web. These dynamics impact the way flexing among oil palm’s different uses is influenced and/or carried out by various powerful actors within the state, the private sector, and civil society.

Prospects for Treaty Reform and UN Coherence on Drug Policy

Can UNGASS 2016 realistically initiate a process of modernizing the global drug control system and breathe oxygen into a system risking asphyxiation?

The Current State of Counternarcotics Policy and Drug Reform Debates in Myanmar

Are Myanmar's current drug policies effective? How do they impact important issues such as human rights, sustainable development, ethnic conflict, and the peace process?
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  • Pablo Echenique is a vivid example of a normal citizen that through Podemos found a way to be a political actor in Spain and Europe. Hilary Wainwright interviews him to help us to understand what the Podemos phenomenon is about.
  • Public water and electricity are back in vogue. Yet many state-owned utilities are now undergoing €œcorporatisation€: they have legal autonomy and manage their own finances. Is this a positive development in the struggle for equitable public services? Or...
  • A Uruguayan public utility and union has joined up community-based water managers in Bolivia and Colombia in order to strengthen public and communitarian management of water and stop privatisation.