Johanna Morden, 30 May: The report out today on the global blueprint for th post-2015 agenda is likely to kick off a phase of intense lobbying and negotiations, which may affect international cooperation — and the delivery of foreign aid — for years to come. Continue reading
NGOs Open Letter to the Chair of the WTO TRIPS Council on the LDC TRIPS Waiver Extension succeeds in forcing an open discussion about the waiver extension. Continue reading
3 May 2013: Bonn, Germany: The Alliance of Small Island States and the Least Developed Countries groups represent 83 countries and over 920 million people that are highly vulnerable to the impacts of climate change. As the latest session of UN climate change negotiations ends today, the 83 countries called on negotiators to return in June to move from talking about solutions to implementing them. Continue reading
22 April, 2013, Dr Arjun Karki, LDC Watch International Coordinator presented the views of the NGO major groups on the Sustainable Development Goals and the Post 2015 Development Agenda Continue reading
WASHINGTON, Mar 30 2013, Carey L. Biron: IPS The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is urging national governments around the world to roll back or eliminate subsidies on petroleum-based energy sources, estimating that this alone could result in a 13-percent decline in global carbon dioxide emissions. Continue reading
29 March, Tunis: LDC Watch organised an event “Politics of Poverty and Development in the Least Developed Countries” at the World Social Forum 2013 in Tunis, Tunisia on 29th March 2013.
The meeting was attended by various civil society representatives from Africa, Latin America and the Asia-Pacific regions with a great enthusiasm. Continue reading
26 mars 2013: Le Forum social mondial (FSM), réunion annuelle d’alter-mondialistes, se tient à Tunis de mardi à samedi pour se pencher sur les problèmes sociaux-économiques à l’origine des révolutions arabes, mais aussi sur la contestation en Occident face à la crise et l’austérité Continue reading
24 March 2013: Civil society organisations met on March 23-24 just prior to the High Level Persons Group (HLP) to be held at Bali, and prepared the following statement to be presented to the HLP group. Continue reading
March 25, 2013 :
LDC Group press release:
ome key negotiators of the Least Developed Countries (LDC) Group in the United Nations Framework on Climate Change Convention met in Kathmandu, Nepal on 22-23 March 2013 under the leadership of the new Chair of the Group, Mr Prakash Mathema from the Government of Nepal.
The World Social Forum DIgnity-Karama will take place in Tunis, 26 30 March 2013. The active involvement of movements, organizations, trade unions, platforms and networks from Tunisia, Maghreb, Machrek, Sub-saharan African, Americas, Europe and from all over the world allows us to hope for a successful, popular and dynamic Forum. Continue reading