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The Post-2015 Corporate Development Agenda: Expanding Corporate Power in the Name of Sustainable Development

This new paper, “The Post-2015 Corporate Development Agenda: Expanding Corporate Power in the Name of Sustainable Development” discusses how the corporate sector has long been trying to position itself front and center of the post-2015 development agenda by staking a claim at three levels: First, by setting goals that would suit their priorities for expansion; […]

Stakeholder Preparatory Forum and Stock taking meeting of Intergovernmental Negotiations on the Post-2015 Development Agenda

This is a report back submitted by Mr. Alejandro Barrios who attended the 1st Session of the Post-2015 Intergovernmental Negotiations in New York.  Mr. Barrios was invited to be a panellist during the session entitled “Focus Session: Secretary General’s Synthesis Report” at the January 16 2015 Stakeholder Preparatory Forum convened by UN DESA Division for […]

Alejandro Barrios (PCFS_ Speech during the 1st Session of Post-2015 Intergovernmental Negotiations

Good morning and warm regards to all! I would like to welcome the Synthesis Report recognizes many of the world’s crises as rooted in structural inequality, injustice, discrimination, environmental and social exploitation. We welcome its reaffirmation of the broader international human rights framework at the heart of the agenda, including the right to development and […]


2015: Time to End the Corporate War on the Poor. Time for Development Justice

This year is a crucial moment. The weeks and months leading to this year’s UN General Assembly will surely be exciting times as we step up our campaign to demand for a people-centered post-2015 sustainable development agenda. We have prepared a series of graphic materials and a 2015 Calendar with the theme “Time to End […]


People’s Goals Response to the UN SG Synthesis Report on the Post-2015 Development Agenda

DOWNLOAD FULL STATEMENT HERE The UN Secretary General (SG) released on December 4, 2014 the much anticipated synthesis reprot on the Post-2015 Development Agenda titled “The Road to Dignity by 2030: Ending Poverty, Transforming All Lives and Protecting the Planet.” The 45-page report elaborates on the framework for the new agenda, essential elements for sustainable […]


Address Corporate Wrongs and Uphold Human Rights in the Post-2015 Agenda

8 December 2014 In 1950, the United Nations General Assembly proclaimed December 10th as International Human Rights Day to bring to the attention of the world’s people the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) as the baseline of achievement for all peoples and nations. We remember the UDHR as a milestone in integrating the wide […]



8 December 2014 The Campaign for People’s Goals for Sustainable Development (The People’s Goals) challenges world leaders gathered for the 20th session of the Conference of Parties in Lima, Peru to heed people’s call not only for binding post-2015 goals and targets to combat climate change and its impacts based on the findings of climate […]


People’s General Assembly 2014 Promo Video

Save the Date! 24 September 2014 New York, NY, USA People’s General Assembly for Development Justice Governments will be gathering in New York in September at the UN General Assembly to discuss the future of this planet. These decisions are rarely made by the people most negatively affected.Instead they too often reflect the interests of […]

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SAVE THE DATE: People’s General Assembly

This September at the UN General Assembly in New York, governments and leaders will again meet to set the next global development agenda. People, especially the poor, seldom have representation in these forums. Instead, these are often dominated by the most powerful interest groups like rich nations and their corporations. The People’s General Assembly is […]


People’s Goals Response to the OWG Final Outcome

We are glad to  share with you our network’s response to the recently released final outcome document of the Open Working Group on Sustainable Development Goals. The statement examines the OWG’s proposed goals and targets for sustainable development and the emerging Post-2015 development agenda within the larger context of current policy trends and strategies pursued […]