Implementation of the 2030 agenda: are ‘partners’ delivering?

Font: socialwatch.org The report for Colombia, by the Asociación Ambiente y Sociedad focuses on the performance of Public Private Partnerships (PPPs) and the major role of private companies in infrastructure development. Colombia’s National Development Plan 2014-2018...

Reclaiming policies for the public

Font: socialwatch.org In the 2030 Agenda governments committed to a revitalized Global Partnership between States and declared that public finance has to play a vital role in achieving the SDGs. But in recent decades, the combination...

China is investing seriously in Latin America. Should you worry?

Font: washingtonpost.com This past week, China held its second ministerial meeting with the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) in Santiago, Chile. There China announced plans to have the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), its flagship...

Near-record warm temperatures fuel deadly, costly weather events in 2017 – UN

Font: un.org The upward trend in global temperatures marked by record-shattering warmth in 2015 and 2016 kept pace last year, with the United Nations weather agency warning Thursday that continued pressure on the Arctic in...

In Bogotá, UN Secretary-General Guterres expresses full support for peace process in Colombia

Fuente: un.org In an official visit to Colombia, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres on Saturday met with the country's President in the capital, Bogotá, where the UN chief said it is the duty of all the citizens...

Global Movement for a Binding Treaty

We call States to participate actively in upcoming negotiations of the international treaty to ensure protection of human rights from the activities of transnational corporations and other business enterprises SIGN THE NEW STATEMENT The Treaty Alliance...