Comic Series: The Power of the 99% to Stop Corporate Capture

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Episode 1: The Power of the 99% to Stop Corporate Capture of the United Nations

The Power of the 99% to Stop Corporate Capture comic series will shed light on the widespread global phenomenon of corporate capture or influence on government institutions and decision-making.

The first episode illustrates the corporate capture of the United Nations and how we can overcome it. (The episode is  available in English, Spanish, French and Arabic.) To learn more, please read the background document illustrating concrete examples of how this capture takes place in the context of the UN. 

Stay tuned to our upcoming episodes on corporate capture and its impact on our healthcare systems, the right to a healthy environment, the impact of foreign debt in a just recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic and capture in conflict- affected areas. 

Many thanks to ESCR-Net members: Above Ground, Al-Haq, Cairo Institute for Human Rights StudiesCorporate Accountability, Citizen News Service (CNS)Project on Organizing, Development, Education, and Research (PODER)Sierra Leone Network on the Right to Food (SiLNoRF), Comité Ambiental en Defensa de la VidaNatural Resource Women Platform, FIAN International, and Alternative ASEAN Network on Burma (ALSEAN-Burma) -- who collectively worked with the Secretariat and the art studio Zago Brothers (Instagram: @zagowork) to make this first episode possible.


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