Alliance Sud - Swiss Alliance of Development Organisations - is the common platform for development policy by the six leading Swiss development organisations: Swissaid, Catholic Lenten Fund, Bread for all, Helvetas, Caritas and Interchurch Aid.

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Climate negotiations: Paris, here we come!

Climate negotiations: Paris, here we come!

At the end of 2015 a new climate deal is to be signed in Paris, to bring all nations under an effective international climate protection regime as of 2020. How realistic is this? And where does Switzerland stand on the matter? ...>>

SDGs: surprisingly ambitious, much criticized

SDGs: surprisingly ambitious, much criticized

In July 2014 the Open Working Group of the UN published its draft of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). It is ambitious and coherent, and surpasses the expectations of Alliance Sud. ...>>

TTIP, TISA and TTP – world trade revolution?

TTIP, TISA and TTP – world trade revolution?

The industrialized countries are increasingly turning their backs on WTO multilateralism. It is being replaced by regional and thematic mega-agreements. And this, much to the detriment of emerging and least developed countries. ...>>

International agreement on transnational enterprises

International agreement on transnational enterprises

The UN Human Rights Council has passed a resolution calling for the creation of a binding international agreement on the observance of human rights by multinational enterprises. ...>>

Ecopop: real problems and misguided solutions

Ecopop: real problems and misguided solutions

On November 30 Swiss people will be asked to vote on the Ecopop popular initiative. Yet another initiative that far overshoots the mark. ...>>

Educating by withholding development aid

Educating by withholding development aid

With the so-called "Development aid initiative" a group of radical right-wing politicians wish to tie Swiss development aid to strong conditions. ...>>

Corporate Tax Reform III – the South left out

Corporate Tax Reform III – the South left out

Multinational corporations should pay taxes in the places where they make their profits. Reality is completely different. And with the Corporate Tax Reform III, Switzerland wants to offer them new possibilities for aggressive tax avoidance. ...>>

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Electronic Newsletter

The electronic newsletter informs you quarterly on new editions of Alliance Sud News and new articles on the website. ...>>

ASN 79 cover 

Alliance Sud News is published quarterly and offers a wide range of commentary and critical analyses of Swiss development policy related to poor countries and their population. >>>

Dialogue4change

For decades now there has been talk of the right to development, poverty reduction, and human rights for all. But very little is happening in reality, the traditional development models having failed. Two Alliance Sud member organizations now foment the debate on alternatives through an international dialogue platform. ...>> dialogue4change

 
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