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26 czerwca

Europe Stands by Caribbean on Climate Funding

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Jun 26 (IPS) - A senior European Union (EU) official in the Caribbean said Europe is ready to continue the global leadership on the fight against climate change, including (...)

25 czerwca

Putting the Spotlight on Women Migrant Workers

UNITED NATIONS, Jun 24 (IPS) - Migrant workers, and their economic contribution to the development of both the country of origin and the host country, have caught the eye of governments and (...)

25 czerwca

Rural Poverty? Cooperatives!

ALICANTE, Spain, Jun 24 (IPS) - Humanity has had and has big projects. Mastery of nature is one, still going on. Middle range phenomena have been mastered, but not the micro level of viri–HIV is a (...)

24 czerwca

In Haiti, Security Council spotlights opportunities for country's reform towards stability and development

Wrapping up a three-day visit to Haiti, a Security Council delegation today stressed that it has accomplished the objectives of the mission, including a first-hand look into how best the United (...)

24 czerwca

Yemen hit by world's worst cholera outbreak as cases reach 200,000 – UN

Yemen is now facing the worst cholera outbreak in the world, with suspected cases exceeding 200,000 and the number increasing at an average of 5,000 a day, the United Nations warned (...)

22 czerwca

Global narcotics market 'thriving;' range of available drugs diversifying at alarming pace – UN

Of the quarter of a billion people who used drugs in 2015, about 29.5 million &#8211 or 0.6 per cent of the global adult population &#8211 were engaged in &#8220problematic (...)

26 czerwca

Tanzania: Zanzibar Revokes Title Deeds for Idle Land

[Daily News] Zanzibar -The Isles government has decided to revoke title deeds for land left undeveloped for a long period, Second VicePresident, Ambassador Seif Ali Iddi announced here (...)

26 czerwca

Tanzania: Villages Near National Parks, Game Reserves to Be Surveyed

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The National Land Use Planning Commission (NLUPC) will survey land in villages that surround national parks and game reserves to address land (...)

26 czerwca

Uganda: Land Probe - Senior Registrar Arrested, Faces Investigation

[Monitor] Kampala -A senior registrar of titles in the Ministry of Lands has been arrested and detained at Wandegeya Police Station for allegedly giving false information to the ongoing (...)

25 czerwca

West Africa: Nigeria's Voguepay Wants to Capture the Ecowas Region With Its Payment Processing Service

[Balancing Act] London -The African online and mobile payment processing space is becoming extremely crowded. The winners will be those that can deliver high volumes of transactions. So whatever (...)

24 czerwca

West Africa: 5.6 Million Children At Risk of Waterborne Diseases, Says Unicef

[Premium Times] As the rainy season begins, United Nations Children's Fund, UNICEF, has warned that more than 5.6 million children are at increased risk of contracting waterborne diseases, such (...)

23 czerwca

Kenya: Girls Get Free Sanitary Pads to Boost School Attendance

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Nairobi -Every schoolgirl is Kenya is entitled to "free, sufficient and quality sanitary towels" and a safe place to dispose of (...)

10 kwietnia

Falling inequality: A Brazilian whodunnit

Long one of the world’s most unequal countries, Brazil surprised pundits by recording a massive reduction in household income inequality in the last couple of decades. Between 1995 and 2012, the (...)

6 kwietnia

The Bank punches above its weight. But where and why?

In October 2015, the Washington Post ran a story that compared the World Bank’s performance to that of other bilateral and multilateral development finance institutions. It identified the Bank as (...)

4 kwietnia

Are girls smarter than boys?

Parents are 2.5 times more likely to google “Is my son gifted?” than “Is my daughter gifted?” A gap like this—in perceptions and expectations—is not new. Myths about ‘gendered’ learning gaps have (...)

12 grudnia 2014

Development blog: What We Can Learn from Service Guarantees on the London Tube

A few days ago, my colleague Jenny Kendra was delayed on the London Tube. Jenny wrote “Major delays on the District Line due to a signal problem at East Putney. Stuck on Tube at present, not (...)

12 grudnia 2014

Development blog: Time for the BIG Idea in the Developing World

There is growing support in the rich world for a basic-income guarantee (BIG), in which the government would provide a fixed cash transfer to every adult, poor or not. In 2015, for example, the (...)

11 grudnia 2014

Rethinking US Foreign Assistance: A Big Year for MCC: The Board Picks Five Countries for New Partnerships

The votes are in! Yesterday, MCC’s board of directors met to select countries for FY2015 compact and threshold program eligibility. Last week, I made some predictions about the choices the board (...)

21 kwietnia 2016

One Year After Nepal Earthquake, a Nation Still Struggling to Recover

By Edward Anderson and Nandita BaruahOn April 25, 2015, a 7.8 earthquake hit Nepal, followed by an even more devastating quake two weeks later resulting in almost 9,000 deaths, 8 million people (...)

21 kwietnia 2016

Korean Elections: A Model of Best Practice

By Tim MeisburgerLast week, South Koreans went to the polls to elect new National Assembly representatives, with results showing that the governing party led by President Park Geun-hye has lost (...)

21 kwietnia 2016

Civil Society Takes on the Haze Crisis in Indonesia

By R. Alam Surya Putra and Tessa ToumbourouThe Indonesian province of Riau declared a state of emergency last month as haze from agricultural fires across Sumatra continued to envelope the (...)

26 maja

Beyond assistance: how to support refugees' aspirations

Refugee livelihoods range from access to employment, education, better health to increasing their social networks - but what do refugees prioritise?

26 maja

Twitter chat: are we doing enough for refugees?

Refugees, activists, journalists and livelihood experts debate whether or not we're doing enough for refugee livelihoods - and how we can do better.

26 maja

The future of social protection

An event co-hosted by ODI and OECD at European Development Days 2017 exploring the current challenges and opportunities faced in developing social protection (...)

7 kwietnia

Advancing the global dialogue on the value of water

Two weeks ago, on World Water Day (March 22), I was privileged to represent the World Bank’s Water Practice at a conference called: “Watershed: Replenishing Water Values for a Thirsty World” in (...)

6 kwietnia

A Brazilian water company goes back to nature to solve the problem of fluctuating water demand

© Andre Targa Cavassani/TNC Co-authors: Timm Kroeger Senior Environmental Economist, The Nature Conservancy Claudio Klemz Water Policy Specialist, The Nature Conservancy Balneário Camboriú is (...)

1 kwietnia

In Memoriam: our friend and colleague Piers Cross

Piers Cross, one of the most influential global activists in the water sector, passed away on March 29, 2017. Piers Cross worked in the World Bank’s Water and Sanitation Program (WSP) for over 20 (...)