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Development (edited by the Society for International Development and published by Palgrave Macmillan) is pleased to announce a call for papers for a special issue on "Data Power: The Potential and Drawbacks of Digitalization, Datafication, Platformization, and Algorithmic Decision-Making for the Global South."

As part of the Civil Society Financing for Development (FfD) Mechanism, SID joins members of the Global Alliance for Tax Justice (GATJ) in celebrating the historic outcome of today’s vote and acknowledge the leadership role of the African Group in promoting the reform process of the global tax system in the United Nations on equal footing.

Statement delivered by Paola Romero (FIAN Colombia) and Paula Gioia (La Via Campesina) on behalf of the CSIPM Women and Gender Diversities Working Group on 24 October 2023, during the endorsement of the CFS Voluntary Guidelines on Gender Equality and Women’s and Girls’ Empowerment in the Context of Food Security and Nutrition by the CFS Plenary.

Magdalena Ackermann speaks about how the UN Committee on World Food Security (CFS) is a good example within the United Nations (UN) of how to continue urging for human rights-based and multilateral decision making in global food governance, especially now when 134 million more people, compared to 2019, cannot access a healthy diet.

Part of SID's Economic Justice team, led by Pooja Rangaprasad and Marisol Ruiz, were present at UNGA78. Highlights included Pooja moderating a panel on international financial reform, Mexico's commitment to co-host the next Financing for Development Conference, and support for a UN Tax Convention

This week’s Finance in Common (FiC) summit of more than 500 public development banks is the latest global north-dominated forum where yet again private capital ‘mobilisation’ is the big priority.