Category Archives: Publications & Multimedia

Coalition “Mexico better without FTAs”: Approve USMCA without disclosing the final texts and missing debate with society, an attack to sovereignty.

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Co-Leadership Transition at PODER

May 29, 2019 In July 2018, PODER’s Board of Directors made the decision to change the executive management of the organization to a co-directorship model, consisting of founder Benjamin Cokelet and Fernanda Hopenhaym. After ten years at the helm of PODER, and given the institutional solidity of the organization, its growth, and strong reputation, Benjamin […]

Judge postpones public meeting in Bacánuchi

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Public information meeting in Bacánuchi

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Statement in defense of Ojo Público and investigative journalists in Peru

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Declaration of Valencia of Solidarity and Collaboration between Europe and Latin America for effective whistleblower protection

Corruption can be fought if different agents and institutions around the world work together. This declaration consolidates an alliance to work across borders to promote whistleblowing, and calls on governments, legislative and judicial powers, the media and policymakers to pay urgent attention to the effective protection of whistleblowers around the globe. Around the world, and […]

The End of Sovereignty and the Influence of Corporate Power: Twin Challenges to Corporate Accountability

by Benjamin Cokelet, Founding Co-Executive Director, PODER Adapted from a similar blog post on fiscal governance 20 March 2019 Imagine that your ancestors have lived on the shore of Lake Texcoco, in the valley known today as Mexico City, for thousands of years. They have experienced Aztec resettlements, climatic events, and the Spanish conquest of […]

Our statement about #MeTooMX

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Introducing “Mujeres en la Bolsa” (Women in the Stock Market)

“Mujeres en la Bolsa”, an analysis of gender equity in 1830 companies of 15 countries in Latin America and Spain is available in the web site: The regional research was developed in an alliance of 14 media led by PODER. Please see further information in Spanish.

Brazil: PODER, other organizations call for Vale to be delisted from the UN Global Compact

An international group of civil society organizations submitted today a request for the exclusion of the Brazilian mining company Vale from the United Nations Global Compact, the largest network for corporate social responsibility in the world. In light of the collapse of another iron ore waste tailings dam, this time in Brumadinho (Minas Gerais State), […]