Agenda Internacional do Desenvolvimento Sustentavel

Agenda Internacional do Desenvolvimento Sustentavel REBRIP

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Policy Recommendations for the Civil BRICS Summit 2016

The representatives of the civil society organisations (CSOs) from Brazil, Russia, China, India and South Africa (as well as developing nations including Mexico and Indonesia) present some of the key recommendations for the forthcoming BRICS Summit and Civil BRICS forum at Goa and New Delhi, India. This note summarises the concerns raised and expectations from […]

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WTO negotiations are central to discussions of agriculture in the global south

In this short video presentation, Adhemar Mineiro from REBRIP outlines why WTO negotiations can have a huge impact on agriculture and particularly small farmers. The next WTO Ministerial meeting will be held in Nairobi, Kenya in December 2015, and civil society´s role in highlighting issues of food security and food sovereignty will be key if […]

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International Seminar on Fiscal Justice, organized by REBRIP

On 25 and 26 June 2015, REBRIP convened a seminar in Sao Paulo on Fiscal Justice. Both INFID (International NGO Forum on Indonesian Development) and SANI (South African Network on Inequality), partner networks from the ECSN BRICSAM programme were in attendance and made presentations. The seminar focused on the issue of tax evasion of transnational […]

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Tax policies in three of world’s largest emerging economies jeopardizing efforts to fight inequality

Press release from Addis Ababa: New research comparing tax policies in Indonesia, South Africa and Brazil has revealed how national tax policies reinforce inequality, and how the broken international tax system is amplifying the problem. A new report ´Cross-country research on tax policy and inequality: A Comparative study of Indonesia, South Africa and Brazil’ produced […]

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The BRICS Bank: Four principles to make the New Development Bank truly new

This article was originally posted at www.bankonhumanrights.org  This week as the BRICS countries (Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa) met in Ufa, Russia to launch the New Development Bank, over 40 civil society organizations and social movements from around the world sent an open letter, urging the BRICS to break with the failed development models […]

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Tax Policy and Inequality: Comparative Study of Indonesia, South Africa and Brazil

This new research from the Empowering CSO Networks in an Unequal Multi-polar World programme focusing on three nations (Brazil, Indonesia and South Africa), looks in depth on how an effective tax policies can be used by governments to tackle the ever widening inequality gap. According to evidence gathered, the report  shows that the revenue performance and […]

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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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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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REBRIP Reflects on COP 20 – UN Climate Summit held in Peru

What is it? Who attended? What is the main challenge? Learn about Rebrip’s position, details about the event and the full document that will be the basis for the global agreement to be adopted in Paris.   By Janine Salles de Carvalho | REBRIP A space for climate change discussions and negotiations within the scope of the UN, […]

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