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DEVELOPMENT AID WITH CHINESE CHARACTERISTICS?

by Ivan Phell Enrile, Policy Officer APRN (first published by SLUG Nettverk for rettferdig gjeldspolitikk (Debt Justice Norway)) In the last fifteen years, the world has seen...

The APRN Newsletter for the 1st Quarter is out

On this issue: Development Aid With Chinese Characteristics? Activists, CSOs bolster call to reject RCEP in Bali negotiations APRN Pushes for Effective Development Cooperation Amidst Shrinking Spaces...

Quo Vadis Goal 16? Civil society reviews the state of peace,...

Asia Pacific Research Network (APRN), in partnership with Asia Pacific Regional Civil Society Engagement Mechanism (APRCEM), held the panel discussion titled “Quo Vadis Goal...

Activists, CSOs bolster call to reject RCEP in Bali negotiations

Carrying placards calling for the rejection of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (RCEP), activists managed to slip past the tight security of Nusa Dua Complex in...

Case Studies on the implementation of CSO Commitments in the Nairobi...

This book contains five studies aimed at providing insights on how civil society organizations are fulfilling their commitments contained in the Nairobi Outcome Document at the country level. Published by APRN and the CSO Partnership for Development Effectiveness (CPDE), this book showcases the experiences of CSOs in Bolivia, Kyrgyzstan, Philippines, Vietnam, and Zimbabwe.

Latest issue of the APRN Newsletter is out

Our newsletter for the 4th quarter of 2018 is out! Read on this issue reflections on the recently held People's Global Conference Against IMF-World...

NEWS:​ Int’l, Indonesian movements to resist IMF-WB Annual Meetings, corporatization of...

On October 8 to 14, people’s movements and civil society organisations will gather at the People’s Conference against IMF-World Bank in Bali, Indonesia, as...

A Tribute to Samir Amin, a Scholar from the Periphery

The Asia Pacific Research Network is one with the world’s peoples in remembering the legacy of Samir Amin, a prolific scholar, staunch anti-imperialist and...

Today is the 73rd Anniversary of the US bombing of Hiroshima

Today we commemorate the 73rd year since the bombing of Hiroshima on August 6, 1945. The death toll in the first hours after the...

Briefer: Mega-FTAs and its implications on Asian Workers

"The consequences of mega-FTAs on trade, labor and employment is much shown in many developing countries where, in order to maintain competitiveness, must adhere to “lowest common denominator rules" rather than meeting the highest possible standards. Recent developments in trade liberalization have permitted monopoly capitalists to dictate the cheapest value of labor and other production facilities, thereby disregarding decent standards, to accumulate bigger profit."