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  1. The 8th Asian Informal Drug Policy Dialogue

    25 July 2017
    Report
  2. Pien Metaal - Cursos de Verano Universidad de Málaga 2017

    Pien Metaal
    25 July 2017
    Multi-media

    La regulación del cannabis representa la mejor forma de reducir los daños asociados con los mercados y el uso desde un enfoque pragmático; no la puerta a un mundo perfecto.

  3. It is both necessary and possible to develop an alternative to globalisation

    Walden Bello
    25 July 2017
    Article

    The Left spent its energies diagnosing the ills of globalisation. Then why does a regressive Right get to reap the benefits of its waning popularity?

  4. Open Call Transformative Cities Initiative

    25 July 2017

    Transnational Institute (TNI) is launching the Transformative Cities Initiative in 2017. The initiative draws on the emerging wave of transformative political practices taking place at municipal level worldwide, by launching a unique award process that will ensure that the lessons and inspiration of these cities becomes viral.

  5. Somos campesinas, no narcotraficantes

    Blanca Diego Vicente
    21 July 2017
    Article

    Es más fácil echarse uno, dos, tres kilos en un bolsito y venderlo que echarse un bulto de maíz o unos racimos de plátano; si erradican la coca estamos condenados a aguantar hambre, tanto nuestros hijos, como las familias… todos.

  6. The hidden costs of RCEP for India

    20 July 2017
    Press release

    Hyderabad/Amsterdam, July 20. The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) is being negotiated in Hyderabad, India this week (July 22). If signed, RCEP would grant corporations the exclusive right to bypass domestic legal systems and sue States at international tribunals whenever they feel government regulation can limit their profits. India is already the target of 40% of all cases filed against RCEP countries. The country also tops the ranking with regard to financial claims: India has been sued for at least 12.3 billion USD by foreign investors since 1994.

  7. Commentary on La Diaria's interview with Edgardo Lander

    Enrique Toledo
    18 July 2017
    Article

    Puerto Rican intellectual Enrique Toledo responds to Edgardo Lander's comments on the (Latin American) left's unconditional support of Chavismo and its lack of critical analysis (Original interview in English here). This response was originally published in Spanish by La Diaria.  The article was translated into English by TNI with the author's consent. Please find the original Spanish article on La Diaria here.

  8. Nick Buxton

    "Si no paramos la militarización del cambio climático sufriremos las consecuencias"

    Nick Buxton
    16 July 2017
    Article

    Desde la seguridad militar a la alimentaria, el discurso del miedo se filtra por las rendijas de la acción climática. ¿Qué implica dejar la planificación de la lucha contra el cambio climático en manos del complejo industrial-militar?

  9. De-risking and non-profits: how do you solve a problem that no-one wants to take responsibility for?

    Ben Hayes, Lia van Broekhoven, Vanja Skoric
    13 July 2017
    Article

    Decisive action should be taken by the G20 to assess the impact, legitimacy and effectiveness of the whole system of international rules designed to combat money laundering and terrorist financing.

  10. UN Drug Control

    12 July 2017
    Collection
    The UN drug control system has been in place for more than half a century. Does it still serve its purpose or is reform of its legal and institutional architecture needed? There are many questions about outdated provisions, unintended consequences and tensions with today's UN norms in the fields of human rights, development, as well as peace and security. Find critical background and proposals for reform in this collection.
  11. Drug Law Reform

    12 July 2017
    Collection

    The TNI/CEDD (Colectivo de Estudios Drogas y Derecho / Research Consortium on Drugs and the Law ) Drug Law Reform Project promotes more effective and humane drug policies through analysis of existing drug control policies and by promoting dialogue among key stakeholders and decision-makers. The project is focused on Latin America and hopes to stimulate  reforms by pointing out good practices and lessons learned in areas such as proportionality of sentences, prison reform, and the status of the coca leaf in the international conventions.

  12. Venezuela - Lecturas urgentes desde el Sur

    • Santiago Arconada Rodríguez, Karina Arévalo, Javier Biardeau, Atilio A. Borón, Ana Esther Ceceña, Reinaldo Iturriza, Claudio Katz, Claudia Korol, Edgardo Lander, Miguel Mazzeo, Juan Carlos Monedero, Nildo Ouriques, Isabel Rauber, Maristella Svampa, Marco Teruggi, Zuleima Vergel, Raúl Zibechi
    12 July 2017
    Report

    Venezuela está atravesando una etapa de gran tensión, que está intensificando el debate en torno a la situación que se vive en el país. ¿Qué factores de carácter estructural o histórico han condicionado el origen y la evolución de la situación actual? ¿Y qué propuestas concretas se están planteando para la superación de la crisis desde perspectivas emancipatorias?

  13. Transformative Cities Introduction

    • Sol Trumbo Vila, Nick Buxton
    11 July 2017

    Transformative Cities is an opportunity for progressive local governments, municipalist coalitions, social movements and civil society organizations to popularize and share their experiences of tackling and finding solutions to our planet’s systemic economic, social, political and ecological crisis.

  14. Protester facing the Venezuelan National Guard during a protest in May 2017

    Venezuela: un barril de pólvora

    Edgardo Lander, Santiago Arconada Rodríguez
    10 July 2017
    Article
    Mientras se acelera la profunda crisis económica, política y ética que vive la sociedad venezolana, la reciente convocatoria de una Asamblea Constituyente podría desembocar en un enfrentamiento civil.
  15. Session on the violations with impunity of the human rights of migrant and refugee peoples

    08 July 2017 - Event

    The Permanent Peoples Tribunal (PPT) holds a special session to address Europe's policies on migrants and refugees. Fortress Europe has led to many disappeared persons and the death of thousands during their journey to reach the borders of southern and eastern Europe.

  16. La negociación sobre Reglas para la Facilitación Multilateral de las Inversiones

    • Luciana Ghiotto
    05 July 2017
    Policy issue

    China, Brasil, el G20 y la OMC. Todos están avanzando propuestas sobre reglas para la facilitación multilateral de inversiones. Entre la facilitación y la protección de las inversiones hay una corta distancia. En lugar de abrir la discusión sobre qué inversiones y para qué, la agenda de facilitación restringiría as capacidades de los gobiernos de regular la inversión extranjera.

  17. Entrevista Nick Buxton screenshot

    ¿Seguridad para quién en la crisis climática?

    Nick Buxton
    04 July 2017
    Multi-media

    Cambio climático, S.A. es un trabajo del Transnational Institute que ahora FUHEM Ecosocial publica en castellano. Nick Buxton, uno de los autores cuenta en esta entrevista cómo los ejércitos y las corporaciones, con el consenso de ciertos grupos políticos, buscan hacer del cambio climático un gran negocio del que lucrarse, mientras profundizan la exclusión de las y los desposeídos, expuestos a las peores consecuencias.

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