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Civil society drives momentum for UN treaty on TNCs and human rights

A historic process continues at the UN: States resume substantive negotiations on the text for a binding treaty on transnational corporations with respect to human rights on 28 October 2020. Photo: Dismantle Corporate Power and Stop Impunity

Civil society drives momentum for UN treaty on TNCs and human rights

PRESS RELEASE Despite covid-19 limitations, civil society drives momentum for the historic UN...

Asian Network pushes stronger TNC regulations at the UN amidst pandemic

The sixth session of the UN Human Rights Council’s Open-ended Intergovernmental working group (OEIGWG) on Transnational corporations (TNCs) and Other Business Enterprises in Geneva from 26-30 October 2020.

Asian Network pushes stronger TNC regulations at the UN amidst pandemic

Amidst the challenges posed by the Covid-19 pandemic, the negotiations towards a legally binding...

COVID-19 Snapshots from Asia

Rice farmers in Laguna province, Philippines. Photo: IRRI Images / CC BY

COVID-19 Snapshots from Asia

Synthesis of Inputs and Testimonies of the Impacts of COVID-19 on Food Security in Asia Prepared...

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 Focus on the Global South is an activist think tank in Asia
providing analysis and building alternatives for just social, economic and political change.
We work on the following thematic areas:
Political Economy of Development

Unpacking the dominant model in order to raise critical understanding among broad constituencies, and to support frontline communities challenging the negative impacts of development

Power and Democracy

Expanding critical analysis to link economic and development policies with political trends, human rights abuses and violent conflict in order to empower local communities to fight challenges and claim their rights and spaces

Peoples' Alternatives

Drawing attention to social and political resistance and change to put forth people's own visions and practice for a better world that can form elements of the deglobalisation paradigm