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No to the self-determination initiative!

Human rights are under pressure worldwide. An overwhelming NO to the Swiss People's Party's anti-human rights initiative would be nothing more than a clear yes of Switzerland to human rights. Alliance Sud is also committed to this.
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Tourism: Quality not quantity!

The current UN Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development is expected to contribute significantly to attaining the goals of the 2030 Agenda. Yet the year could well be misused simply to promote tourism.
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Backtracking on biofuels

Biofuels were immensely popular some years ago. At last, we could drive our cars without harming the climate! And yet its environmental and developmental problems have long been known. Politicians are only now beginning to react.
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4th World Water Forum in Mexico

The Forum culminated in an appeal to governments, published by non-governmental organisations from four continents, Alliance Sud among them. Tthey called for concrete action to implement the right to water for all and to keep multinationals at bay.
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Nestlé's «Pure Life» in Pakistan

Drinking Water Crisis in Pakistan and the Issue of Bottled Water. A case study by Nils Rosemann, edited by the Swiss Alliance of Development Organisations and Actionaid Pakistan.