Civil Society Position to BRICS Health Ministers

As a coalition of civil society networks from across the BRICS, our aim is to ensure the voices of poor and marginalized people in our countries are taken into account in global policy-making processes. We encourage others—leaders and governments from BRICS nations, businesses, and think tanks—to join us in taking a stand on the issue […]

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The Workshop “Policy Impact of Civil Society in BRICS countries: Best Practices Influencing Policy-Making”

The Workshop held on the 19th May 2015 by the Public Policy Department of the Social Sciences Faculty, National Research University Higher School of Economics (NRU HSE) with the support of Oxfam under the EU funded project “Empowering CSO Networks in an Unequal Multi-Polar World,¨ was of special importance for Russia because of the forthcoming […]

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Govt Urged to Reform RI’s Taxation to Maximize Development Funding

Originally posted online in the Jakarta Post: http://www.thejakartapost.com/news/2015/04/28/govt-urged-reform-ris-taxation-system-maximize-development-funding.html#sthash.yGOYB76k.dpuf The International NGO Forum on Indonesian Development (INFID) has said reforming Indonesia’s taxation system must be considered an urgent need as it would allow the government to optimally fund domestic development. INFID program manager Siti Khoirun Nikmah said the government must consider that people’s taxes were the […]

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Defending the Human Right to Health in Brazil & Russia

Check out Felipe de Carvalho’s report on his peer to peer travel to Russia, his impressions of the country and his views on HIV patents, drugs and treatment. *By Felipe de Carvalho – GTPI communication coordinator A week in Russia is sufficient only to begin to glimpse the many paradoxes of this Asian giant, with no […]

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