Civil Society Organizations Make Recommendations to the Draft of the Inter-American Development Bank’s Access to Information Policy

A group of civil society organizations from Latin America and the United States, members and allies of the Coalition for Human Rights in Development, sent a letter to the Inter-American Development Bank regarding the current process of revising its Access to Information Policy (AIP). The group m

Jan 19,2023 by Coalition

Progress in Collective Work With Members and Allies in Latin America: Roadmap

In June 2021, a conversation between the Coalition for Human Rights in Development, members, and allies from Latin America, took place to reflect on the work done and to create a roadmap for the future. More than 30 representatives of 24 organizations or communities from 9 countries in the region pa

Dec 20,2022 by Coalition

“The power of collective struggles”: our December newsletter is out!

Welcome to the second edition of the Coalition’s quarterly newsletter, “The power of collective struggles”!  As 2022 draws to an end, we would like to take a moment to recognize and celebrate the powerful work that members and partners of the Coalition have been doing to advance community-l

Nov 23,2022 by Coalition

Open call for proposals: Defenders in Development policy grants

The Defenders in Development (DID) campaign will be awarding eight small grants (up to USD 5,000) to support groups from the Global South to carry out work to prevent and address risks human rights defenders face.

Nov 16,2022 by Coalition

Open letter: international groups call for the respect of the right to protest and express solidarity with the Rios Vivos Movement

In a joint open letter, a group of over 25 international organizations has expressed serious concerns for the threats faced by the human rights defenders who are part of Movimiento Rios Vivos and who are leading a powerful struggle against the Hidroituango dam.

Nov 07,2022 by Coalition

Open Letter From Civil Society Group Regarding the Election Process of the Future President of the IDB

A group of civil society organizations from several countries in the region, partners and allies of the Coalition for Human Rights in Development, addressed an open letter to the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) regarding the current selection process for the Bank’s presidency. Th

Oct 26,2022 by Coalition

Senegal: 26 people arrested for peacefully discussing how to demand fair compensation in the context of a train project

On October 22, in Dakar, the police arrested Babacar Diouf, programme officer of Lumière Synergie pour Développement (LSD), and 25 members of the Collective of community members impacted by the Regional Express Train project (TER), including five women.

Oct 14,2022 by Coalition

#RightsInCommon: Finance in Common Shadow Summit

On October 19-20, the leaders of the world's public development banks will gather for the "Finance in Common" Summit.

Sep 16,2022 by Coalition

Recommendations to ADB from Communities Facing Reprisals

Over 30 civil society groups signed a joint letter with a series of recommendations for the ADB on how to prevent and address reprisals.

Sep 09,2022 by Coalition

The power of collective struggles – newsletter september 2022

Welcome to the first edition of the Coalition's quarterly newsletter!

Aug 31,2022 by Coalition

Community Resource Exchange: call for proposals of collaboration grants

The Community Resource Exchange (CRE) is calling for proposals of collaboration grants (deadline: September 30).

Aug 17,2022 by Coalition

Over 130 CSOs sign joint open letter: stop reprisals against environmental defender Sukhgerel Dugersuren

Over 130 civil society organizations have signed a joint letter to urge the authorities in Mongolia to stop reprisals against human rights defender Sukhgerel Dugersuren

Jun 08,2022 by Coalition

CSOs response to the World Bank consultation on the proposal for a Financial Intermediary Fund for Pandemic Prevention, Preparedness and Response

Thirty-three organisations from around the world have signed a statement arguing that the World Bank has not learnt crucial lessons from the Covid-19 pandemic and broader health financing evidence. Download the statement here In May, the World Bank (WB), in collaboration with the World Health O

Civil society groups demand more engagement on the sidelines of the AfDB Annual Meetings

Civil society organizations are calling on the African Development Bank (AfDB) to stop funding projects that exacerbate the climate crisis, damage the environment, and cause human rights violations.

Jan 31,2022 by Coalition

COVID-19: You can’t have a recovery using the same bad medicine

We are beginning 2022 with the world reeling under rising Omicron cases. It has been two years since the World Health Organization declared the coronavirus a public health emergency of international concern. And we still have pressing questions around how we shepherd ourselves out of the pande

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