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Transparency in development cooperation

Transparency in development cooperation

Every year, the Publish What You Fund international campaign assesses the level of transparency in web reporting by donor countries and international agencies on their international cooperation work. Switzerland's SDC is now ranked No. 55 (of 72). Is its web reporting so poor? ...>>

dialogue4change

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. ...>>

'Good' and 'bad' food speculation

'Good' and 'bad' food speculation

The argument being wielded by many governments, financial institutions and «official» economists is that all speculation is «good» and plays no role in the sharp price fluctuations. Yet the world of good raw material speculation ceased to exist as of the year 2000 when the USA deregulated futures transactions and the other western countries followed suit. ...>>

Corporate Justice – the view of a business ethics expert

Corporate Justice – the view of a business ethics expert

A global legal framework is needed to hold internationally active companies to the observance of human rights – such is the view of Florian Wettstein, Professor of Business Ethics at the University of St. Gallen. But because this is not on the agenda for the time being, the only other way forward in the short-to-medium term is through national regulations, which is what «Corporate Justice» advocates. ...>>

135'285 demand clear rules for Swiss corporations

135'285 demand clear rules for Swiss corporations

135'285 people have signed the "Corporate Justice" petition that was submitted to Parliament on June 13, 2012. The signatories are urging the Government and the Parliament to compel corporations headquartered in Switzerland to respect human rights and the environment worldwide. ...>>

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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. ...>>

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

 

Social Watch ReportSocial Watch Report 2012

The international Social Watch network published its Social Watch Report 2012. On the eve of the Rio+20 conference it addresses the issue of sustainable development. ...>>

 
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