Coalition’s Conversations

Posted November 25, 2022 by Mark Fodor

Uzbekistan: the anatomy of fear

Uzbekistan has become a major recipient of development bank funding in Central Asia. But as a recent visit confirms, the space for civil society is extremely restricted and, if people don't complain, it is simply because they're too afraid.

Posted October 18, 2021 by Lorena Cotza

Development banks should end all public finance for industrial agriculture

On October 19-20, over 500 Public Development Banks (PDBs) will be invited to gather at the second edition of the Finance in Common (FIC) Summit. The Summit will try to address a key question: how will we feed millions of people while tackling climate change, protecting biodiversity and ensuring development is sustainable? The problem, though, is that the people who are the most suited to answer this question have been left out of the conversation.

Posted October 5, 2022 by webmaster@rightsindevelopment.org

Faith’s Blog: Why I Joined the Coalition

Community members' willingness to fight for their right to survive is unmatched. They are prepared to go the extra mile, set aside their own interest, and work for the benefit of the unit. It is difficult to express the challenges and risks that grassroots human rights defenders are exposed to and how far they are willing to go to ensure justice prevails.