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

Jan 30,2022 by Coalition

Missing receipts: what happened to the billions of dollars provided by international finance institutions for the COVID-19 response?

PRESS RELEASE 31 January, 2022 – International Financial Institutions (IFIs) have designated billions of dollars to respond to the pandemic and related social and economic crises. Yet, there is a concerning lack of transparency on how these funds were spent and serious doubts on whether t

Jan 25,2022 by Coalition

#Dev4Africa: a new campaign to demand AfDB more transparency and respect human rights

#Dev4Africa is a campaign launched by grassroots groups, Indigenous Peoples, civil society organizations, communities, workers, women, and other right-holders and allies who share the common belief that fair and sustainable development in Africa is possible. The campaign supporters want t

Jan 25,2022 by Coalition

The world’s food systems are in crisis, and big agribusiness is at its heart

In 2017, the people of Zagora, Morocco, took to the streets in what became known as the ‘thirst revolution’. They were demanding safe drinking water and an end to the excessive use of water by big agricultural companies. In an already arid area, experiencing frequent droughts and heatwaves due to cl

Regional strategic conversation – Latin America

In June 2021, the Coalition held an online strategic conversation with its members and partners in Latin America, to learn more about the work in progress, reflect on challenges and achievements, and outline collective strategies. This infographic below summarizes the main results and the area

Dec 16,2021 by Coalition

Collective struggles, collective victories: check out our 2021 Annual Report!

As 2021 draws to an end, we would like to take a moment to recognize the incredible work that members and partners of the Coalition have been doing to advance community-led struggles around the world. As the pandemic, growing inequality, and climate and ecological crises continue to harm communiti

Oct 19,2021 by Coalition

Public Development Banks Fail to Meet Commitments to Human Rights & Community-led Development

By Siddharth Akali October 16, 2021 – If you had two trillion dollars, how would you spend it? Will you use it to make the world a better place? How will you know you’re making a positive impact for those who are most vulnerable? Who will you ask for advice? For the 500 public development banks (PDB

Sep 10,2021 by Coalition

Open letter to African Development Bank and Nordic Development Fund: Address reprisals against Paten Clan

On September 9, a group of organizations sent an open letter to the African Development Bank and the Nordic Development Fund, calling on them to take immediate actions to address reprisals against a community in Uganda impacted by the Wadelai irrigation project.

Aug 20,2021 by Coalition

A COVID-19 Loan for COVID-Denying Turkmenistan

The World Bank approved a COVID-19 loan for Turkmenistan, despite journalists reporting on the pandemic there being thrown in jail.

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