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  1. The Truth About Myanmar's New Ceasefire Agreement

    30 October 2015
    In the media

    The Diplomat - The recently concluded nationwide ceasefire agreement is a step in the right direction.

  2. "And my future?"

    Portuguese elections: All (not so) quiet on the Western Front

    Luís Bernardo
    29 October 2015
    Article

    On 4 October, Portuguese and international news outlets reported a win for the right-wing coalition as a victory for austerity policies. But the latest news shows that a left-wing coalition government may yet emerge, reflecting growing popular anger and resistance to unemployment, poverty and corruption.

  3. Flower seed

    Luís Bernardo

    Profile
    Member of ATTAC Portugal
  4. No clean sweep: Ethnic parties expected to deny unanimous opposition victory

    29 October 2015
    In the media

    Myanmar Times - Ethnic parties are stepping up the heat in Shan State, where they say their candidacy should not be discounted by the country’s two largest political parties.

  5. The Phoenix moment

    08 November 2015 - Event

    Launch of "THE PHOENIX MOMENT" by Praful Bidwai

  6. El ataque a los servicios públicos

    • Thomas Fritz
    28 October 2015
    Report

    La agresiva agenda de las grandes empresas de servicios en relación con el TIPP y el CETA aboga por una amplia apertura de mercados en áreas como la salud, los servicios culturales y postales, y el agua, lo que les permitiría entrar en estos mercados y dominarlos. Los responsables de las negociaciones por parte de la UE están allanando el camino a la industria de servicios, y el CETA y el TTIP reflejan los deseos de los grupos de presión empresariales.

  7. Summary of Drugs & Democracy Activities, July - September 2015

    28 October 2015
    Article

    We must focus our vision on humans, but not on the substance. This is a complex phenomenon that must be addressed”
    Milton Romani, during the UNASUR seminar in Quito.

  8. Diálogo informal sobre políticas de drogas, San Juan

    28 October 2015
    Report

    El XIII Diálogo informal sobre políticas de drogas en América Latina, centrado en la región caribeña, tuvo lugar en San Juan, Puerto Rico, del 23 al 25 de abril de 2015

  9. UN expert raises alarm at global trend of restricting civil society space on pretext of national security and counter-terrorism

    28 October 2015
    Snapshot

    United Nations human rights expert Ben Emmerson today urged governments across the world to ensure that the NGO sector be allowed to continue to play an indispensable role in co-ordinated efforts to counter the spread of terrorism.

  10. Lyda Fernanda Forero at an interview

    Sentido de urgencia SÍ, depresión NO

    Radio Mundo Real
    28 October 2015
    In the media

    Radio Mundo Real - En noviembre de 2015 tendrán lugar en París importantes movilizaciones de movimientos y organizaciones sociales coincidiendo con las negociaciones de las Naciones Unidas sobre el cambio climático.

  11. El TTIP podría abrir las compuertas a una marea de casos de arbitraje de inversión contra España y otros países europeos

    Cecilia Olivet, Hilde van der Pas
    26 October 2015
    Article

    La inclusión del mecanismo de solución de controversias inversor-Estado en el TTIP representa una amenaza especialmente grave para la ciudadanía y para los Gobiernos que deseen legislar en pro del interés público.

  12. La remunicipalización del agua llama a la puerta de Catalunya

    26 October 2015
    In the media

    eldiario.es - Recuperar la gestión pública del agua parecía imposible hace unos años, pero desde hace unos meses algo, tímidamente, ha empezado a cambiar.

  13. Diez años después del huracán Katrina: militarización y cambio climático

    Nick Buxton, Ben Hayes
    23 October 2015
    Article

    El huracán Katrina marcó un hito al desenmascarar cómo los Estados democráticos empiezan a tratar las crisis sociales y ambientales como una cuestión de seguridad en vez de un asunto de justicia social. Esta visión de la ‘Seguridad Nacional’ domina ahora nuestra respuesta política a los efectos del cambio climático.

  14. The Secure and the Dispossessed

    23 October 2015

    While the world’s scientists and many of its inhabitants despair at the unfolding impacts of climate change, corporate and military leaders see nothing but challenges and opportunities.

  15. Kate Wilson

    Profile
  16. The Treaty on TNC's and the Struggle to stop Corporate Impunity

    Gonzalo Berrón
    21 October 2015
    Article

    On June 26, 2014, under the leadership of Ecuador and South Africa, the UN Human Rights Council passed landmark resolution 26/9,2 establishing an open-ended inter - governmental working group (IGWG)3 that is mandated to elaborate an international legally binding instrument on transnational corporations (TNCs) and other business enterprises with respect to human rights (hereinafter, the Treaty). It was a tight vote: the resolution was supported by 20 states, mainly from Africa and Asia, and opposed by 14, including the United States and the European Union, with 13 abstentions. The resolution strikes a nerve — and there is much expectation around it.

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    Addressing Europe’s Drug Problem: Combating Drug Trafficking and Substance Misuse

    28 October 2015 - Event

    This International Symposium provides a timely opportunity for practitioners and stakeholders across Europe to discuss the latest challenges and consider the next steps needed to win the fight against illicit drug trafficking and substance misuse through holistic, multi-level and cross-border approaches. Public Policy Exchange welcomes the participation of all key partners, responsible authorities and stakeholders. The Symposium will support the exchange of ideas and encourage delegates to engage in thought-provoking topical debate.
     

  18. Flower seed

    Xavi Espinet

    Profile
  19. The truth behind the UNODC's leaked decriminalisation paper

    20 October 2015
    Other news

    The UNODC claims that the briefing is not a final or formal document, and does not amount to a statement of its policy position

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