For 10 days, the Israeli army has continued to intensify its bombings of the Palestinian territory of the Gaza strip, causing the death of hundreds of Palestinian civilians, including children. The Israeli army has now launched a land invasion which will undoubtedly lead to an even greater loss of Palestinian lives.
The BTAP is an initiative launched in 2011 and rejoin over 130 organizations in over 60 countries, among them, Brazil. The movement fight for transparency and inclusiveness of the public budget - essential items to ensure the realization of human rights, social justice and environmental sustainability as well as to reduce social inequalities and reducing poverty. Check the reports of activities developed by the countries below.
Political capture and economic inequality
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In collaboration with the National Coordination of Popular Committees (ANCOP), the video is a production of Carla Toledo
A total of 39 representatives from 23 organizations converged at the GOR Ngurah Rai Sports Center in Bali to participate in the said event
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Their demand was straight forward - India should walk out of the ministerial talks at Bali in Indonesia.
Pro Trade in Asia: This story is part of “Pro Trade in Asia,” POLITICO Pro’s on-the-ground series covering the WTO ministerial meeting and the TPP negotiations.
From October 31 to November 1st, over 1,000 delegates from 60 countries gathered in London for the Open Government Partnership (OGP) Annual Summit.
Poetry and partner stories from Latin America, Africa, south-east Asia and the Middle East, bringing together the work of Christian Aid and the art of poetry.
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The Committee on World Food Security must not allow itself to be captured by biofuels interest groups
Social movements and civil society organizations from different parts of the world have met on 3 -4 September 2013 in Saint Petersburg, Russia, on the eve of the G20 Summit and in a context of the threat by the United States of America (USA) to attack Syria.
If Syria is attacked it will no doubt lead to increased suffering of Syrian people who will be the victims. Moreover it will lead to further insecurity in the region. We do not know what reaction the Syrian government will have against its attackers, neighbors, or own people.
Citizan's groups are reuniting through an International People's Treaty in order to demand a better regulation of transnational corporations operations that violate human rights.
Being poor often means you don't have the power to influence the policies and decisions that affect your life. But when the roof of her school fell in, Raquel Rodrigues Ferreira decided to make a stand.
Iara Pietricovsky de Oliveira, co-director, INESC, Brazil