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  1. Postconflicto en Colombia (3). La paz, medio siglo después.

    Mariano Aguirre
    28 December 2015
    Article

    Las negociaciones con las FARC están demasiado avanzadas para que nadie pueda dar un paso atrás.

  2. Opium and the Disconnect Between Farmers and Users

    24 December 2015
    In the media

    Asia Sentinel - Myanmar’s farmers say they’re just trying to make a living. Western authorities see it another way.

  3. Nigerian farmer against Shell

    12 victories of social movements in 2015

    24 December 2015
    Article

    To inspire us for action in 2016, TNI picked 12 significant victories of social movements in 2015 that show that, despite the immense challenges we face in a world of unprecedented concentration of corporate, financial and military power, people power works.

  4. Cronología visual - Fumigaciones en Colombia

    23 December 2015
    Infograph

    Durante décadas, Colombia ha estado fumigando con productos químicos para luchar contra los cultivos ilícitos, en especial los de coca. Estos programas de fumigaciones masivas han sido tremendamente polémicos por sus impactos sobre comunidades y el ambiente. Esta cronología visual repasa esta historia desde sus orígenes hasta las actuales negociaciones de paz.

  5. Press release: Letterbox arms companies in the Netherlands

    23 December 2015
    Press release

    Many arms companies use the Netherlands for tax evasion constructions, writes Stop Wapenhandel in a research report published today. Seven out of the ten biggest global arms companies have tax constructions in the Netherlands.

  6. Tax evasion and weapon production: Letterbox arms companies in the Netherlands

    • Martin Broek
    23 December 2015
    Report

    Amongst the big companies using the Dutch evasion routes are a large number of arms manufacturers and major international defence companies. Their almost empty offices or even only mailboxes in the Netherlands gives them the legal possibility pay as little tax as possible with all available legal tricks.

  7. UDAPT calls for a “Global Minga” to campaign for an international treaty to hold corporate criminals accountable

    Natsumi Koike
    23 December 2015
    Article

    In a recent Public Forum held in Amsterdam, representatives of the Union of People Affected by Texaco (UDAPT) from Ecuador began their Europe speaking tour with a call for a “Global Minga” to support a treaty that will sanction transnational corporations for their crimes and ensure access to justice for affected communities. 

  8. Het is de hoogste tijd voor een wietakkoord

    Tom Blickman
    21 December 2015
    Opinion

    We hebben in de polder een sociaal akkoord, een woonakkoord, een energieakkoord. Waarom dan geen nationaal wietakkoord? vraagt Tom Blickman zich af.

  9. The 2015 General Election in Myanmar: What Now for Ethnic Politics?

    21 December 2015

    Although the elections were peaceful, significant conflict continued in parts of the Shan and Kachin states. The expectations on the new government are extraordinarily high and all of the challenges facing the country remain as difficult to address as ever.

  10. ျမန္မာႏုိင္ငံ၏ ၂ဝ၁၅ အေထြေထြေရြးေကာက္ပြဲ တုိင္းရင္းသားႏုိင္ငံေရးအတြက္ လက္ရွိအေျခအေနက ဘယ္လုိလဲ။

    21 December 2015
    Policy briefing

    ေရြးေကာက္ ပြဲမ်ားမွာ ၿငိမ္းခ်မ္းစြာၿပီးဆုံးခဲ့ေသာ္ျငားလည္း ရွမ္းျပည္နယ္ႏွင့္ ကခ်င္ျပည္နယ္၏ အစိတ္အပုိင္းမ်ားတြင္ ႀကီးမားသည့္ ပဋိပကၡမ်ားဆက္လက္ ျဖစ္ပြားခဲ့သည္။ အစိုးရအသစ္အေပၚ ေမွ်ာ္မွန္းထားခ်က္မ်ား မွာ အဆမတန္ ျမင့္မားလြန္းလွပါျပီး ႏုိင္ငံအေနျဖင့္ ရင္ဆုိင္ေနရသည့္ စိန္ေခၚမႈမ်ား အားလုံးကုိ ကုိင္တြယ္ေျဖရွင္းရန္မွာလည္း လြန္စြာခက္ခဲလွပါသည္။

  11. L’acqua pubblica è il futuro

    • Satoko Kishimoto, Emanuele Lobina, Olivier Petitjean
    18 December 2015
    Book

    Dopo tre decenni di risultati catastrofici, molte città, regioni e Paesi stanno chiudendo il capitolo delle privatizzazioni. Una silenziosa rivoluzione civile si sta dispiegando con le comunità nel mondo intero che rivendicano il controllo dei loro servizi dell’acqua per gestire questa risorsa cruciale in modo democratico, equo ed ecologico.

  12. Ayahuasca

    Ayahuasca: From the Amazon to the Global Village

    • Constanza Sánchez, Carlos Bouso
    18 December 2015
    Policy briefing

    Globalisation has facilitated cultural exchange between indigenous traditions and Western practices, which has led to a growing interest in the ritual, religious and therapeutic use of ayahuasca.

  13. Rangoun croît au milieu du trafic d’opium

    17 December 2015
    In the media

    L'Hebdo - La culture du pavot, utilisé pour produire de l’héroïne, a explosé en Birmanie ces dernières années. L’argent issu de la drogue a servi à alimenter le boom immobilier qui secoue notamment la capitale du pays, depuis son ouverture par le régime militaire en 2011.

  14. Portrait Andrew Marshall

    Andrew Marshall

    Profile

    Andrew Gavin Marshall is a freelance researcher and writer based in Montreal, Canada. He has written for a number of publications, including AlterNet, TruthOut, CounterPunch, Roarmag, and Occupy, among others, and has done a number of radio and television interviews, including with Russia Today, APTN and CBC Radio.

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    ICEERS

    Profile
    International Center for Ethnobotanical Education, Research & Service

    The International Center for Ethnobotanical Education, Research & Service (ICEERS) is a philanthropic, non-profit organization dedicated to the integration of ayahuasca, iboga and other traditional plants as therapeutic tools in modern society, and to the preservation of the indigenous cultures that have been using these plant species since antiquity on their habitat and botanical resources...

  16. Ayahuasca

    Ayahuasca: de la Amazonía a la aldea global

    • Constanza Sánchez, Carlos Bouso
    16 December 2015
    Policy briefing

    La globalización ha facilitado el intercambio cultural entre las tradiciones indígenas y las prácticas occidentales, lo que ha llevado a un creciente interés en el uso ritual, religioso y terapéutico de la ayahuasca.

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    Carlos Bouso

    Profile
    Researcher

    Carlos Bouso is a clinical psychologist and has a PhD in Pharmacology. He is a reasearcher at the International Center for Ethnobotanical Education, Research & Service (ICEERS).

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    Constanza Sánchez

    Profile
    Researcher

    Constanza Sánchez is a political scientist and holds a PhD in International Relations and International Law. She is a researcher at the International Center for Ethnobotanical Education, Research & Service (ICEERS).

  19. The Opium Farmers of Myanmar

    16 December 2015
    In the media

    The Fix - The most recent figures, released in 2014 by UNODC, show that poppy cultivation has more than doubled since 2006. A report by the Transnational Institute (TNI) sheds light on the reasons behind this increase.

  20. Myanmar Opium Farmers’ Forum report published

    15 December 2015
    In the media

    Mizzima - The report stresses that farmers grow opium to ensure food security for their families and to provide for basic needs, and to have access to health and education.

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