Statement of Walden Bello, Manila, Nov 28, 2015. Originally posted on Rappler.com

We want a planet that sustains life, not one that is driven on the road to death by corporate greed

What has been billed as the meeting that will determine the fate of the planet will take place in Paris from November 30 to December 10.

20 November 2015 

We all want action on climate change, but what does that action mean? Will it be effective, will it be fair, and are the Paris climate talks going to deliver that action?

Climate Change and Agroecology

What exactly is the climate change crisis? How does it affect us? Are we causing it? How? How is it going to affecting our land, water, food and lifestyle? Can we anything about it? How? Why is the practice of agroecology so important in addition to clean energy? 

Report of the Central Fact Finding Team’s visit to the Sardar Sarovar Project Submergence Areas in Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra, India on 9th – 10th May, 2015

This year marks 30 years of resilient struggle of the Narmada Bachao Andolan, which continues its battle to safeguard the lives and livelihoods of thousands of dalits, adivasis and other communities in the Narmada region, in the states of Gujarat, Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh.

Mass mobilisation in Geneva against corporate impunity

Press release from the Global Campaign to Dismantle Corporate Power. Photo by Joseph Purugganan. 

Joseph Purugganan, the head of our Philippines team, is in Geneva this week to join the mass mobilisations organised by the Global Campaign to Dismantle Corporate Power and Stop Impunity. Read the press statement below to find out more: 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

United Nations Human Rights Council: Social Movements support a binding treaty that will create obligations for transnational corporations to respect human rights

On 24th April 2015 at the ASEAN Peoples Forum in Kuala Lumpur, NGOs (including Focus on the Global South), CSOs and ASEAN People organized a workshop on Enforced Disappearance in ASEAN to raise awareness of the barriers victims face in accessing justice and the mechanisms ASEAN can use to stop enforced disappearances. 

Multi-Sectoral Network Calls On Philippine Government To Turn Back From Its FTA Ambitions

 Statement of the EU-ASEAN FTA Campaign Network on day of Global Action to Defeat Free Trade and investment Treaties and the International Day of Peasants and Farmers Struggle

Statement from Focus on the Global South, International Rivers, Mekong Watch, CEE Bankwatch Network, NGO Forum on ADB and Both ENDS

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