Ben Hayes is a TNI fellow and an independent researcher and consultant on security policies, counter-terrorism, border control and data protection. He has worked with the civil liberties organisation Statewatch in the UK since 1996, and also consulted for the European Centre for Constitutional and Human Rights, the UN High Commission for Refugees, Cordaid, the Heinrich Boll Foundation,...
Dr V. Suresh is an India-based human right lawyer and collaborates with the TNI Water Justice Project. (the National Secretaries of People's Union for Civil Liberties (PUCL), the Supreme Court of India as the Adviser for Tamil Nadu state on food security, the Director of the Centre for Law, Policy and Human Rights Studies)
William Gumede is Associate Professor & Convener, Political Economy, Graduate School of Public and Development Management (P&DM), University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg; Senior Associate & Program Director, Africa Asia Centre, School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London....
Ben Manski is Executive Director of the Liberty tree Foundation for Democratic Revolution and member of Madison Dialogue - a project on The New Latin American Left, co-founded by TNI and Havens Center.
Atilio Boron is Director of the Latin American Programme of Distance Education in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and a collaborator of TNI's New Politics project. He is also ex-Secretary General of CLACSO – an academic umbrella body for Latin America.
Oscar Reyes (London, 1977) is part of Carbon Trade Watch, a former project of the Transnational Institute. He is environment editor of Red Pepper magazine, and is co-author of Carbon Trading: how it works and why it fails. From 2005-2008, he was TNI Communications Officer and co-editor of Red Pepper magazine.
Frank Slijper is a policy adviser with Dutch peace organisation PAX and an associate of the Transnational Institute (TNI).
Previously he worked as a senior researcher at the Dutch campaign against the arms trade (Campagne tegen Wapenhandel)
Nick Buxton is a communications consultant, working as a publications editor and supporting online learning and support of activist scholar communities for TNI. He works actively on issues of climate change, militarism and economic justice and is co-editor of The Secure and the Dispossessed - How the military and corporations are seeking to shape a climate-changed world (Pluto Press,...
Tom Kramer (1968) is a political scientist with 25-years of working experience on Myanmar and its border regions, which he has visited regularly since 1993. He first specialised in analysing ethnic conflict in Myanmar and the role of civil society to promote change. ...
Adriana Rossi coordinates Centro del Sur, the Center for Study and Research on Drugs and Drugs Trafficking of the Universidad Nacional de Rosario (UNR) in Argentina. She is a contributing member of the Drugs & Democracy team. Rossi also accompanied a bigger TNI team on a mission to Venezuela and has done research for the No Bases network.
Roberto Elissalde is a Uruguayan journalist who served as editor of the Public Services Year book, assisted with the a TNI fellows’ seminar ("Selling US Wars") in Montevideo, a seminar on the Latin American left, and facilitated work for the drugs programme in the country.
The German government's involvement in land policy is reflected through its support for technical land administration and management in more than 20 countries, while the engagement in redistributive land policies like land reform is almost non-existent.
For the most part of its history, the Belgian Official Development Assistance (ODA) focused on narrow agricultural productivity issues. With the slow but steady insertion of Belgian ODA into the international development community’s priorities, instruments and methods, Belgium started to focus on broader rural development.
In August the Burma army occupied the Kokang region after several days of fighting, ending two decades of cease-fire with the ethnic minority group. The resumption of fighting in northern Burma raises speculation about the other cease-fires. Tensions are rising and the cease-fire groups have put their armed forces on high alert.