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Peoples’ Convention on Infrastructure Financing: A Peoples’ response to AIIB’s Third Annual General Meeting

Mumbai Resolution of the People’s Convention on Infrastructure Financing

Media Kit and Schedule

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Press Releases:

Mumbai: People’s Convention Vows to Challenge Undemocratic & Destructive Global Finance: Resolves to Build Political and Economic Alternatives (June 23, 2018) (English)

Mumbai: Peoples’ Convention on Infrastructure Financing Challenges AIIB’s Reckless Lending: People Vow to Resist Attempt to Usurp Natural Resources & Livelihood in the Name of Development (June 21, 2018) (English)

New Delhi: Around 90 CSOs and Social Movements to Organize Thematic Workshops Parallel to AIIB’s Third AGM in Mumbai (June 14, 2018) (English)

Chennai: People’s Movements Determined to Challenge the Unbridled Expansion of Infrastructure Financing by International Financial Institutions (June 4, 2018) (English)

New Delhi: People’s Movements to Challenge AIIB’s Infrastructure Financing: Over 80 CSOs and Social Movements to Organize Events Parallel to AIIB’s AGM in Mumbai (May 16, 2018) (English)

Media Coverage:

Saptahik Saadhna: मुंबई जन प्रतिरोध सम्मेलनाची मागणी- एआयआयबी भारत छोड़ो! (July, 2018)

Aandolan Magazine: आशियाई पायाभूत विकास गुंतवणूक बँक़ेविरोधात जनतेचा बुलंद एल्गार! (July, 2018)

Aandolan Magazine: आशियाई पायाभूत विकास गुंतवणूक बँक़ेच्या प्रतिरोधासाठी जन परिषद (July, 2018)

APN News: People’s Convention Vows to Challenge Undemocratic & Destructive Global Finance: Resolves to Build Political and Economic Alternatives (June 28, 2018)

The Wire: AIIB Summit: Will the Bank Be More Hands-On with Funding Environmental Projects? (June 25, 2018)

Business Standard: AIIB meet to face people’s challenge as activists attack infra financing (June 25, 2018)

The Wire: People’s Convention Pledges to Oppose AIIB-Funded Infra Projects (June 24, 2018)

Mumbai News Network: People’s Convention Vows to Challenge Undemocratic & Destructive Global Finance: Resolves to Build Political and Economic Alternatives (June 23, 2018)

The Hindu: AIIB Comes Under Attack from Activists (June 22, 2018)

Hindustan Times: Mumbai-Nagpur e-way will reduce only 24km travel by spending ₹46,000 crore, allege activists (June 22, 2018)

Governance Now: Activists Question Displacement and Dispossession of Marginalised Communities (June 22, 2018)

The Indian Express: Women Groups Call for Gender-inclusive Infrastructure Financing (June 22, 2018)

Free Press Journal: Mumbai: Convention held in reply to AIIB’s failure to hear people’s voice (June 22, 2018)

Mumbai News Network: Press Conference and Release of the Peoples’ Declaration on Infrastructure Financing – Peoples’ Convention on Infrastructure Financing Challenges AIIB’s Reckless Lending: People Vow to Resist Attempt to Usurp Natural Resources & Livelihood in the Name of Development (June 22, 2018)

Navakal: एआयआयबीच्या विरोधासाठी जनपरिषद देशभरातील कष्टकन्यांचे प्रतिनिधि मुंबईत (June 22, 2018) (Marathi)

Business Standard: Activists Hit Out at AIIB During 3-day Convention in Mumbai (June 21, 2018)

The New Indian Express: Social Activists Medha Patkar, Ulka Mahajan, Economist Arun Kumar Hits Out at AIIB During the 3-day Convention in Mumbai (June 21, 2018)

India Today: Activists Hit Out at AIIB During 3-day Convention in Mumbai (June 21, 2018)

Moneylife: Peoples’ Convention on Infrastructure Financing Challenges AIIB’s Reckless Lending (June 21, 2018)

Firstpost: At Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank’s Mumbai Convention, Activists Set to Seek Accountability, Speak Truth to Power (June 21, 2018)

Devdiscourse.com: Activists hit out at AIIB during the 3-day convention in Mumbai (June 21, 2018)

Moneylife: Mumbai to Host Peoples’ Convention on Infrastructure Financing from 21st June (June 20, 2018)

Indian Express: Ahead of AIIB Meet in Mumbai, a Counter-convention Will Oppose Global Finance (June 19, 2018)

Navakaal:  पायाभूत सुविधा की मुळापासून विध्वंस? (June 17, 2018) (Marathi)

Counterview.org: AIIB “Lacks” Robust Policies on Social, Environmental Safeguards: Civil Society to Tell High-Profile Mumbai Meet (June 14, 2018)

United News of India: CSOs to Organise Workshops Parallel to AIIB AGM (June 14, 2018) 

The Hindu: External borrowing by governments a huge burden on people: NAPM (June 09, 2018)

The New Indian Express: ‘Unchecked borrowing to put Andhra Pradesh in debt trap’ (June 09, 2018)

ADB 50 Campaign

Press Releases:

People across India united to resist anti-people policies of ADB and other IFIs May 8, 2017 (English) (Hindi) 

ADB’s 50 years greeted with mass protest at Bhubaneswar, Odisha May 7, 2017 (English) (Odiya)

Press Release from Jhabua May 7, 2017 (Hindi)

ADB Stop Violating Human Rights and Rights of Indigenous, tribal and forest communities: Stop Supporting Militarisation of our Territories May 6, 2017 (English)

Workers and Hawkers Staged Protest against Privatisation of Civic Services Nagpur, May 5, 2017 (English)

ADB’s 50 years Greeted with Nationwide Protests May 5, 2017 (English)

Marking ADB’s 50 years, Protest Actions to take place in over 100 places in India this week May 1, 2017 (English) (Hindi)

Media Coverage:

Netindia123.com: Medha Patkar demands more transparency in ADB projects
(May 9, 2017)

Webindia123.com: Medha Patkar demands more transparency in ADB projects
(May 9, 2017)

The Statesman: Call for nationwide protests against ADB’s projects in India
(May 8, 2017)

Business Standard: Medha Patkar demands more transparency in ADB projects
(May 8, 2017)

 Eenadu: Medha Patkar demands more transparency in ADB projects
(May 8, 2017)

Sify.com: Medha Patkar demands more transparency in ADB projects
(May 8, 2017)

The CEO Magazine: Medha Patkar demands more transparency in ADB projects
(May 8, 2017)

Orrisadiary.com: ADB’s 50 years greeted with mass protest at Bhubaneswar, Odisha
(May 8, 2017)

Sambad: ଏସିଆ ବିକାଶ ବାଙ୍କ ବିରୋଧରେ ଆନ୍ଦୋଳନ (May 7, 2017)

The Shillong Times: ADB’s 50 years greeted with nationwide protests (May 6, 2017)

Navratnanews.com: 50 years of Asian Development Bank Destruction, Displacement and Exploitation of Natural resources (May 6, 2017)

Mumbainewsnetwork: ADB’s 50 years greeted with nationwide protests (May 5, 2017)

Daily O: ADB celebrates 50 years, but there’s a problem with development institutions (May 5, 2017)

The Ecologist: Asian Development Bank must end its 50-year addiction to coal!
(May 4, 2017)

The Telegraph: Protests against ADB projects (May 4, 2017)

Emaatimes.com: पटना: टुकड़ों में बंट कर रह गयी बिजली कंपनियां, गरीबों से दूर हो गयी बिजली
(May 3, 2017)

Janjosh.com: अगेंस्ट ADB की बैठक हुई सम्पन्न (May 3, 2017)

TwoCircles.net: Marking Asian Development Bank’s 50 years, protests to take place in over 100 places in India this week (May 2, 2017)

MattersIndia.com: ADB’s 50 years: Protests to take place in several places (May 2, 2017)

National News Analysis: Marking Adb’s 50 Years, Protest Actions To Take Place In Over 100 Places In India This Week (May 2, 2017)

Governance Now: ADB’s 50th anniversary, civil society’s 100 protests (May 2, 2017)

Counterview.org: Anti-ADB protests begin across India: Planks include loss of livelihood of indigenous people, eco-destruction (May 1, 2017)

Ecologise.in: ADB@50, Resistance@50 (April 28, 2017)

Counterview.org: 50 actions of resistance in India at 50 places against ADB’s 50 year of inequitable policies (April 28, 2017)

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