By Finance and Trade Watch.
By Grazielle David, Policy Advisor, Institute for Socioeconomic Studies (INESC)
Dozens of civil society organizations and social movements registered requests of reconsideration due to omission during the project’s legislative transit and called upon its return to the Joint Budgetary Committee of the National Congress.
In times of crisis, Latin American countries cut social spending and compromise the quality of life of the poorest ones
Article by Sarah Roure, Christian Aid's Brazil Programme Officer.
The 8th BRICS Summit will be held in Goa, India, next October.
Sarah de Roure, Christian Aid Programme Officer-Brazil
By Letícia Osório, Ford Foundation's Program Officer
Article by Carmela Zigoni, Inesc's political advisor.
Urgent call to OAS Member States
In just over 24 hours, Michel Temer gave clear signs of his commitment to dismantling rights guarantee and anti-corruption institutions.
Increased political polarization has fueled the growth of the far right wing and repression of social movements, writes Sarah Roure. - See more at: http://newint.org/blog/2016/05/05/impeachment-of-brazils-dilma-rousseff-is-setback/#sthash.iL95bwlM.dpuf
Better budgeting practices have helped reveal the country's inequality and dysfunctional politics.
Wages, labor and taxation policies in focus
Note of Inesc about the Brazilian political moment.
The top rated issues of the 2nd. public consultation for the construction of the 3rd Action Plan for Open Government includes 'environment', 'budget transparency', 'open government in the sub national level and 'education'.
INTERNATIONAL JOINT STATEMENT - March 4, 2016 - Planet Earth
Education and culture firmly support diversity