Written by Kerry Cardoza.
Public statement of Brazil’s Popular Front (Frente Brasil Popular) and Forum 21.
Living with the aluminum and kaolin industry in the Brazilian Amazon
The quiz reveals details of how the country’s mining sector seem to be designed to allow the mining industry to profit as high as they can, while having less socio-environmental responsibility as possible.
By Dev Kar
Publication Type: Guides & Training Materials
The Open Government Partnership is an international initiative that aims to spread globally and encourage government practices related to government transparency, access to public information and social participation.
Article by Nathalie Beghin.
Inesc is one of the civil society organizations to sign the letter, that will be hand over to the UN's working group on human rights and transnational corporations that will visit Brazil this December.
The Latin American experience shows that progressive tax systems are crucial to reducing inequality.
Project was selected and presented at this year's Open Government Partnership meeting, as one of the 'best practices' to be observed with attention to fight poverty through fiscal gap
The problem is even greater in developing countries where corporate taxation represents a greater proportion of domestic revenue than in Europe.
Article by Diana Aguiar (FASE), Alessandra Cardoso (INESC), and Marcela Vecchione (NAEA/UFPA).
Emmerhout participates in the municipal experiment on citizen budget and budget monitoring. Saturday, October 3, 2015 there was an international exchange of experiences in this between people from Brazil, Uganda, Tunisia, Spain, South Africa and people from and connected to the district Emmerhout.
by Diana Aguiar, Alessandra Cardoso, and Marcela Vecchione
Climate change and cognitive dissonance: Why are we so complacent in the face of the danger of climate disaster?
Author: Elizabeth Peredo Beltrán, a bolivian social psychologist, researcher, author and activist. Elizabeth belongs different social nets and campaigns like Blue October for water, she was the Executive Director of Solon Foundation and has created the Bolivian Observatory on Climate Change, currently is member of the board of directors of Food and Water Watch and belongs the Social Comitee of the UITC.
No longer than 50 days for the UN’s Climate Change Conference (COP 21) in Paris, the world’s civil society develops strategies to press negotiators of the climate agreement, in order for them to take on binding commitments.
By Barbara Adams