UN’s Lagging Development Goals Need a Sense of Urgency

By Simone Galimberti* KATHMANDU, Nepal | 6 March 2024 (IDN)—The latest Asia Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development (APFSD) was recently launched in Bangkok. As usual, it was a mix of official interventions by ministries from the whole region and a wide-ranging array of exciting side events organized mainly by civil society in partnership with United […]

Oil and Water – Testing G20’s Faith in Private Creditors

By Alexander Kozul-Wright Alexander Kozul-Wright is a consultant for the Third World Network (TWN) based in Penang, Malaysia. GENEVA (IDN) — At the end of October, Glencore—the world’s largest commodities trader—revealed that core earnings were on course to top $3.2bn, eclipsing the company’s guidance expectations. For context, last year’s trading profits of US $3bn (before […]

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