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United Nations

The UN Summits Week: Grasping at Straws?

All roads led to New York in September with the convening of the 78th Session of the United Nations General Assembly. There were other high-level events held alongside the UNGA to make the most of this coming together of more than 290 of the world’s leaders, therefore forming a “UN Summits Week.” But what actually came of this week of high-level meetings?

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Public-Private Partnerships? People and Planet Over Profits!

While PPPs are portraited by many in the multilateral arena as the key path to achieve the SDGs, in reality, they are a corporate tool for the privatization of essential public services.

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How Much Is International Solidarity Worth? The Financing For Development Forum Unpacked

The brokenness of the world’s economic and financial systems has never been clearer as it is today. More than a year of pandemic-driven lockdowns, border closures and mobility restrictions continue to exact a heavy toll as these deepen long-standing. The current economic system is enabling a super-elite rich to continue to amass wealth while billions struggle to make ends meet.