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Interview with Sammy Gamboa from Freedom from Debt Coalition in the Philippines, an organisation conducting policy advocacy work and campaigns to realize a common framework and agenda for economic development, opposing to large-scale mining and acting for climate justice. Sammy has been involved with the organisation for several years and in several movements for social justice. We met him in Brussels and discussed some of his ideas for the shift needed in society, moving away from the exploitation of nature and social instability and inequalities.
Recent victories against mining projects in Latin America and Asia increase the pressure for accountability of global businesses
There are alternatives that work, which respect farmers’ livelihoods while protecting, restoring and preserving the natural resources that are essential to our lives. By persisting and believing in the power of people and communities to work together, imagine and implement solutions that are adapted to their context and environment, changes at different levels are possible.
Following a field trip to the Philippines we reflect on the daily challenges of a country having to adapt to climate change to guarantee its food security and the livelihoods of its citizens.
At the sight of what climate extremes can bring on people, communities and countries, both mitigation and adaptation to the effects of climate change are essential pillars in the face of the upcoming COP21 Climate Negotiations.
CIDSE believes that climate change is not only an environmental problem, but also a developmental emergency directly affecting people; especially the most vulnerable ones.
Setting the post-2015 development compass: voices from the ground, a CAFOD Research Paper, September 2013 (available in EN - ES - FR)
Human Rights Impact Assessmentof the Tampakan Copper-Gold Project. A report by the Institute for Development and Peace (INEF) commissioned by MISEREOR, Fastenopfer (Swiss Catholic Lenten Fund), in collaboration with Bread for All, June 2013
Dutch CIDSE member Cordaid and Both ENDS collected the visions and insights of seven Southern visionaries, each with a unique approach to transforming his or her dream into concrete, local initiatives. Today we present you the seventh and last vision of sustainability as the UN Conference on Sustainable Development 'Rio+20' (20-22 June 2012) is at the doors: Zenaida Delica Willison (the Philippines) of UNDP.