Binhian, Bungkalan, Bahaginan: Tugon sa Panawagang Tapusin ang Kagutuman

Steps are being made to apparently address the problem on hunger and malnutrition at the global level. The UN Food Systems Summit is now underway, which according to proponents, will launch bold new actions to deliver progress on all 17 SDGs, which includes achieving SDG 2 or Zero Hunger by 2030. In relation to the […]

People’s Review of the SDGs: Rising above the health and economic crisis in the time of COVID-19

Warm greetings! In 2015, the Philippines was among the 193 countries that committed to the United Nations’ Agenda 2030 which seeks to eradicate poverty and inequality through its 17 sustainable development goals (SDGs). The fifth year of SDGs implementation coincided with the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020 which brought the global economy and health system on […]

Poverty and Inequality in the time of COVID-19 pandemic

The forum will assess the Philippines’ progress in implementation of SDG 1 and SDG 10 and propose policies for immediate relief, recovery, and long-term development. It is part of the 2021 forum series of the people’s review of the sustainable development goals themed “Rising above the health and economic crisis in the time of COVID-19” organized by the Council for People’s Development and Governance through the PH Civil Society SDG Watch and in cooperation with member organizations and their networks.

SDG Watch Forum Series 2021

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The TRIPS waiver on Covid-19 pharmaceuticals and the Big Pharma — IBON

Intellectual property rights (IPR) on essential drugs, most of which are being held by giant pharmaceutical corporations or “Big Pharma”, is a major issue when it comes to access to affordable, appropriate and efficacious essential medicines. At the highest echelons of international trade, the raging debate is about whether or not the World Trade Organization […]