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World Social Forum 2015 in Tunis

World Social Forum 2015 in Tunis

From March 24 to 28 the global civil society meets in Tunis for a new edition of the World Social Forum. Alliance Sud is co-organising the Swiss delegation. ...>>

Conservatives block increased corporate accountability

Conservatives block increased corporate accountability

Following a turbulent debate, the Swiss lower chamber of parliament initially accepted a motion for increased corporate accountability only to repeat the vote and ultimately dismiss the motion. ...>>

Growth debate with Swiss traits

Growth debate with Swiss traits

With the No to the Ecopop Initiative hopefully an unfruitful controversy about «growth», which in recent months dominated public debates in Switzerland, comes to an end. We need to talk about growth, but not in this way. ...>>

On the way to Addis Ababa: Funding development goals

On the way to Addis Ababa: Funding development goals

The Third UN Conference on Financing for Development will take place in Addis Ababa in July 2015. The key question will be how to finance the Sustainable Development Goals. ...>>

Swiss emergency stocks on the expense of the poorest

Swiss emergency stocks on the expense of the poorest

The new draft of the National Economic Supply Act endorses the funding of Switzerland's mandatory stocks through taxes on imports of products from other countries, including the poorest ones. ...>>

Investment protection: Who should decide in cases of dispute?

Investment protection: Who should decide in cases of dispute?

Ever more countries are denouncing their investment protection agreements. South Africa has stopped renewing them as they expire, including the one with Switzerland. ...>>

ODA: Uninformed demands from the Swiss far right

ODA: Uninformed demands from the Swiss far right

By tying conditions to development aid, the initiators of the so-called "development aid initiative" wish to become ODA more sustainable. Their real aim, however, is most likely to cut ODA. ...>>

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«The PPPs: good for development or to open up new markets?»
All the information about the Alliance Sud workshop at the WSF

Electronic Newsletter

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

ASN 80 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. >>>

 
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