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  1. Kantoor te huur / Office to let (61 m2)

    20 July 2015
    Article

    Kantoorruimte te huur in karakteristiek oud schoolgebouw, op loopafstand van Centraal Station, vlakbij het Haarlemmerplein.

    Office to let in old schoolbuilding within walking distance from Centraal Station and close to the Haarlemmerplein.

     

  2. #OccupyUNSquare Social Movements at the United Nations Human Rights Council defend a Binding Treaty for Transnational Corporations

    20 July 2015
    Article

    Social Movements from all over the world came to Geneva (6-10 July) to support a binding treaty on transnational corporations and other business enterprises to respect Human Rights discussed for the 1st time in the United Nations Human Rights Council.

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    Qatar's 'Efficiency' Praised Amid Ongoing Rights and Bribery Controversies

    16 July 2015
    In the media

    The World Economic Forum — the folks who organize the annual winter retreat in Davos, Switzerland, for the international elites who claim to know how the world should work — say that Qatar has the most efficient government on the planet.

  4. Learning from the past: Public finance and democratic control are key to achieving the SDGs

    Satoko Kishimoto, David Boys
    15 July 2015
    Article

    The question of how to finance water and sanitation is crucial. Leading international institutions emphasise the role of private finance despite major concerns. The idea that private finance can bring the needed investment is remarkably persistent in global policy circles and leads to a dangerous lack of attention to the far more realistic option of mobilising public finance for infrastructure to provide essential services for all.

  5. Romila Thapar

    Why we need public intellectuals

    Praful Bidwai
    13 July 2015
    Opinion
  6. Remembering Praful - booklet

    13 July 2015
    Article

    On the occassion of the memorial service held in honor of Praful Bidwai on 8 July 2015 a booklet was printed with memories and tributes to Praful Bidwai
     

  7. Social Movements Help the United Nations Human Rights Council to Stay the Course on Creating a Binding Treaty for Transnational Corporations

    13 July 2015
    Press release

    Dozens of organizations and social movements mobilized this week in Geneva to send a strong message to the United Nations Human Rights Council, to urge them to take action against corporate impunity. The negotiation of a binding instrument on Transnational Corporations (TNCs) and Human Rights is an unmatched opportunity to provide access to justice

  8. Praful Bidwai at booklaunch in Durban 2011

    Organic intellectual

    N. D. Jayaprakash
    10 July 2015
    Article

    Activist, humanist, pacifist, journalist, columnist, uncompromising secularist, Praful Bidwai (1949-2015) was passionate about his quest for justice and equality.

  9. Remembering Praful 8 July, Delhi

    'Remembering Praful' will go on...

    Srija Naskar
    10 July 2015
    Article

    In more of a tete-a-tete over pink gin at the Press Club (Praful Bidwai's oft weekend indulgence in Delhi) kind of an atmosphere, Ritu Menon, Pamela Philipose, Harsh Kapoor, Anil Chaudhary and other friends of veteran activist-journalist Praful Bidwai gathered here at the India International Centre yesterday to conduct a memorial meeting 'Remembering Praful'.

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    “Hi ha un patró de violació dels drets humans per part de les transnacionals”

    09 July 2015
    In the media

    "Quan parlem de l’arquitectura de la impunitat ens referim, principalment, als tractats de lliure comerç i inversions i, també, a tota la xarxa de tractats o de legislacions que es van adaptant a favor de les transnacionals"

  11. TTIP debat: Is TTIP gezond?

    Herman de Jonge
    08 July 2015
    Article

    A debate on TTIP on Thursday June 25 clearly shows is that it still is a contested issue. While its supporters mainly focus on the benefits for companies that want easy market-access for their products, the opponents fear that TTIP will be a danger to democracy and put pressure on public health standards.

  12. Handelsverdrag EU met VS is slecht idee

    Hilde van der Pas
    06 July 2015
    In the media

    'Een handelsakkoord blijft een beproefd recept om de economie te stimuleren,' schreef Winand Quaedvlieg van VNO-NCW donderdag op deze plek over TTIP, het verdrag waarover de Europese Unie en de Verenigde Staten onderhandelen.

     

  13. New website and new house style

    Tessa Kersten
    05 July 2015
    Article

    The Transnational Institute has a new website. On top of that we also introduce a new design and house style!

  14. Good and Strong

    05 July 2015
    Article

    To think, articulate, convince, argue and write about topics as wide and relevant as Secularism, Climate Change, Nuclear Disarmament, National Politics, Ecological Justice and People’s Movements is not an easy task for a single human mind.

  15. A Farewell for Praful

    Pamela Philipose
    29 June 2015
    Article

    An account of the funeral ceremony held on 27 June in Dehli for Praful Bidwai

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    China’s Drug Problem Worsening as Local Production Rises

    26 June 2015
    In the media

    China has admitted that more than 14 million people or about one percent of the country’s massive population has used drugs. It has also disclosed for the first time that drug use has spread to as much as 90 percent of the country's cities, districts and counties.

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    Activists oppose Guatemala dam being backed by Spanish company

    26 June 2015
    In the media

    The arrival of transnational dam-builders in Guatemala is threatening cultural and natural riches. DW met with activists in Berlin, who are asking Europeans to reexamine exactly what such "green energy" entails.

  18. Remembering Praful

    Phyllis Bennis
    25 June 2015
    Article

    It would not have surprised anyone who knew Praful Bidwai, that the night he died he was surrounded by friends who with him represented five continents, north and south.

  19. Praful Bidwai has passed away

    24 June 2015
    Article

    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.

  20. Tribute to Praful Bidwai (1949 - 2015)

    24 June 2015
    Article

    Tributes to the late Praful Bidwai from scholars, activists and friends from around the world. Please send your own tribute to prafultribute@tni.org

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