Category: Alert

“We don’t need ‘trillions’ to achieve the SDGs”

New York City, 14 July 2017: With the first week of deliberations at the 2017 High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development coming to a close this Friday at the UN in New York, civil society activists are criticizing a piecemeal approach to the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Especially worrisome to activists is a growing gap between aspirational goals and a lack of proper and comprehensive means of implementation. Read more…

Global Spotlight Report warns against risks of Public-Private Partnerships

Press release PPP: Corporations divert UN agenda, claims civil society report Global Spotlight Report warns against risks of Public-Private Partnerships   Download PDF here. New York, 13 July 2017: Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs), usually portrayed as...

Corporate power threatens women´s human rights

Press Release Corporate power threatens women´s human rights New independent Spotlight report points out that women´s lower wages and poorer labor conditions have resulted in unfair advantages for corporations Download PDF here. New York, 12...

World Bank plan to mobilize “trillions” will not help the poor

Press release World Bank plan to mobilize “trillions” will not help the poor Global Spotlight Report says that the proposed “cascade” of private financing for infrastructure will result on more corruption, high fees for...