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  1. A bioenergy sorghum crop is harvested near College Station. (Texas A&M AgriLife Research photo)

    Bioenergy in the EU

    • Bente Hessellund Andersen
    08 Diciembre 2016
    Report

    The European Union’s approach to bioenergy is shaped by contradictory policies. Climate concerns are highlighted in public discourse and assure broad public support for renewable energy, including bioenergy. Meanwhile, however, the EU’s corporate growth and trade agenda promotes the use of energy that actually increases the EU’s footprint on land elsewhere, with significant implications for environmental and social justice.

  2. A failing drug war triggers new approach in Thailand and Myanmar

    06 Agosto 2016
    En los medios

    The Straits Times

  3. Greece is sold off and sold out

    07 Julio 2016
    En los medios

    Le Monde Diplomatique - The latest study from the Transnational Institute (TNI) on the effects of the ‘privatising industry’ in Europe concludes that ‘there is no evidence that the privatised companies are more efficient’. Instead, privatisation has undermined wage structures, made working conditions worse and increased income inequality.

  4. Arms Dealers Emerge Big Winners in Europe’s Refugee Crisis

    04 Julio 2016
    En los medios

    The Wire  India - According to a new research report by the Transnational Institute, firms that provide Europe with security infrastructure to deal with the refugee influx are among the biggest arms sellers to the areas of conflict that have the largest outflow of migrants.

  5. The opium bulbs of Myanmar: drug crop or lifeline for poor farmers?

    22 Junio 2016
    En los medios

    The Guardian - Rural development programmes to wean poppy farmers off their illicit crop contend with lack of roads, water and power in remote areas plagued by militias

  6. CSOs discuss nationwide land policy for refugees

    09 Junio 2016
    En los medios

    Myanmar Times - For the first time, civil society organisations yesterday addressed land restitution for IDPs and refugees on a national level, rather than on a per-state basis.

  7. Civil Society Groups Demand National Land Restitution Policy for Displaced Communities

    09 Junio 2016
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    The Irrawaddy - Several of Burma’s civil society organizations (CSOs) and ethnic community leaders have called for the government to develop a national land restitution policy for communities displaced by conflict.

  8. Netherlands Is the Tax Haven of Choice for Global Arms Dealers

    02 Junio 2016
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    Telesur - Amongst the big companies using the Dutch tax evasion routes are a large number of arms manufacturers and major international defense companies.

  9. rcep-isds

    Solving Myanmar’s drug trade means involving militias in the peace process

    27 Mayo 2016
    En los medios

    Myanmar Times  - To unravel Myanmar's drug trade and end the decades-long civil war, Tatmadaw-backed militias will need to be involved in the dialogue, experts say.

     

  10. Region's harsh drug policy slammed by experts

    05 Mayo 2016
    En los medios

    The Globe - Southeast Asia - Following a UN conference on drugs last month, countries in the region are being accused of sticking with ineffective and harmful anti-drug policies

  11. New agreement brings no end to war on drugs in ASEAN

    26 Abril 2016
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    Myanmar Times - A global meeting on drugs failed to deliver a highly anticipated shift from a punitive approach to narcotics, disappointing Myanmar advocacy groups.

  12. Moeizame veranderingen na de War on Drugs

    20 Abril 2016
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    Volkskrant - De Verenigde Naties houden voor het eerst in twintig jaar een conferentie over drugs, op verzoek van drie Latijns-Amerikaanse landen die vinden dat het tijd wordt een alternatief te zoeken voor de War on Drugs.

  13. Advocacy groups call for drug policy reset ahead of UN meeting

    07 Abril 2016
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    Myanmar Times - Repressive drug laws and corruption have contributed to Myanmar’s spiralling narcotics problem, according to advocacy groups, who are calling on the new government to launch a change of policy.

  14. Burma’s Transition to Civilian Rule Hasn’t Stopped the Abuses of Its Ethnic Wars

    06 Abril 2016
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    TIME - Building an inclusive and durable cease-fire will present a major challenge for Burma's new government under the de facto leadership of Aung San Suu Kyi

  15. A call to reprioritise metrics to evaluate illicit drug policy

    02 Abril 2016
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    The Lancet - On April 19–21, 2016, the UN General Assembly Special Session on Drugs (UNGASS) will convene to chart a course for the future to tackle the world's drugs problem. The 2016 UNGASS represents a rare opportunity to reassess the global approach to drugs and to move towards drug policies that more effectively address the three UN pillars of peace and security, human development, and human rights. We believe that we need a new consensus that includes a commitment to revise the range of indicators used to assess and improve drug policy effectiveness.

  16. Pat Ja San: A controversial mission

    21 Marzo 2016
    En los medios

    A group of sickle-wielding vigilantes made its way through Myanmar’s northern Kachin State in January and February, clearing poppy fields nearly ready to be harvested in a quest to end production of the illicit drug. The mission turned farmers whose livelihoods were being cut down into angry and, at times, armed adversaries.

  17. We're selling off the world - but who wins?

    10 Marzo 2016
    En los medios

    By all rights, the 2008 global financial crisis should have marked the end of the era of privatisation and the return to the more equitable mixed economy model which dominated in the post-war era. 

    Instead, it only ushered in a new, more extreme phase in the neoliberal project.

  18. Is Kratom the New Bath Salts?

    04 Marzo 2016
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    The Daily Beast - Kratom fans say it’s like a ‘safe opiate,’ but law enforcement paints a picture of addiction and psychosis.

  19. Myanmar denies villagers access to ancestral lands

    28 Febrero 2016
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    Al Jazeera - Tribes near Natma Taung national park say the government is curbing their right to hunt and cultivate their land.

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