Paradigm Shift or Rehashing Corporate-led Development: Unpacking the role of AIIB and NDB in financing development in Asia

Paradigm Shift or Rehashing Corporate-led Development: Unpacking the role of AIIB and NDB in financing development in Asia

With the rising development aggression among rural communities, ballooning national debt of developing countries, and countless violations of peoples’ rights, it is imperative to review the frameworks of new, Southern-led international financial institutions (IFIs)...
We are left behind – APFSD tackles accelerating progress on Agenda 2030 amid regressing development gains, fighting COVID-19

We are left behind – APFSD tackles accelerating progress on Agenda 2030 amid regressing development gains, fighting COVID-19

In the 7th Asia-Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development (APFSD) held virtually last May 20, the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP), government ministers, civil society organizations (CSOs), and other stakeholders...
Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank and the New Development Bank: Paradigm Shift or Rehashing Corporate-led Development?

Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank and the New Development Bank: Paradigm Shift or Rehashing Corporate-led Development?

The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) and the New Development Bank (NDB) have touted themselves as the much-needed alternatives to the Western-dominated traditional International Finance Institutions (IFIs) like the World Bank Group (WBG) and International...