IfE Endorses Demands by US-based Movement for Black Lives

IfE, a global network, has endorsed the statement of demands and priorities for change developed by the US-based Movement for Black Lives. The statement was developed collectively by a group of 27 organizations (the “United Front”) that participate in the Black Lives...

Inequality and Conflict in African Great Lakes Region

IfE’s partner organizations in Burundi, DR Congo and Uganda are building a citizens’ network to monitor threats to peace and human rights in the troubled African Great Lakes Region. Decades of poor governance, economic exploitation, ethnic strife and regional conflict...

Civil Society Groups Sign IfE’s Call for Climate Justice

Over 200 civil society groups from more than 50 countries around the world have now endorsed IfE’s “International Civil Society Call to Address Inequalities and Social Justice in Climate Policy.” (READ & SIGN). The Call focuses attention on the relationships...

Global Sustainable Development Goals, including Goal 10, Adopted

Goal 10, “Reducing inequalities within and among countries,” is a centerpiece of the new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), negotiated for the past 3 years and adopted on 25 September 2015 by all nations in the UN. (Read more here.) IfE was instrumental in the...

Field Hearings to be held among Ebola Survivors in Sierra Leone

IfE partners in Sierra Leone are launching Field Hearings among Ebola survivors around Freetown to learn how they experienced the disease, its impacts, and the efforts to stop Ebola and prevent further outbreaks. Led by Simon Olagai of Freetown, the Field Hearings...