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18 listopada

The World is Losing the Battle Against Child Labour

BUENOS AIRES, Nov 18 (IPS) - The IV Global Conference on the Sustained Eradication of Child Labour, which drew nearly 2000 delegates from 190 countries to the Argentine capital, left many (...)

18 listopada

Financing Will Continue to be Key Issue in Battling Climate Change

BONN, Nov 17 (IPS) - "The Bonn climate talks were foundational, paving the way to finalize the rules that underpin the Paris Agreement next year and setting the stage for countries to commit to (...)

17 listopada

The Birth of a Dictator

PHNOM PENH, Nov 17 (IPS) - The government had an almost paranoid fear of protests. A square kilometer around the Supreme Court was barricaded and off limits to the public. In faraway provinces, (...)

17 listopada

UN-led ministerial conference in Moscow agrees universal commitment to end tuberculosis

On Friday, 75 ministers announced a landmark agreement to take urgent action to end tuberculosis (TB) by 2030 at the conclusion of a World Health Organization (WHO) conference in Moscow, Russia, (...)

17 listopada

With UN support, more countries confronting threat of drug-resistant 'superbugs'

Efforts to stem the spread of antimicrobial resistant pathogens on farms and in food systems are gaining strength, thanks to strong backing by governments and technical support from the United (...)

17 listopada

UN agencies rush in medical supplies for thousands wounded in Iran-Iraq earthquake

United Nations agencies have delivered medical supplies to the areas of Iran and Iraq struck by a devastating earthquake, and are urging vigilance against the possible outbreaks of infectious and (...)

17 listopada

South Africa:How Farm Dwellers in South Africa Think About Home, Land and Belonging

[The Conversation Africa] South Africa's unemployment rate puts it in the bottom ten countries in the world. Hunger levels are growing. It has what Berkeley geography professor Gillian Hart calls (...)

17 listopada

South Africa:Closer Collaboration Necessary for Land Reform

[CAJ News] THE economy, to put it mildly, is in the doldrums. This grim picture was laid bare by the depressing figures that Finance Minister, Malusi Gigaba, shared with the nation during the (...)

17 listopada

Uganda:45 Fake Land Titles Recovered Weekly in Wakiso, Say Officials

[Monitor] Wakiso -A total of 45 fake land titles are confiscated weekly in Wakiso District as fraudsters continue to fleece unsuspecting residents of their hard-earned money, Daily Monitor has (...)

17 listopada

Africa:Remembering Dignity in the Fight to End Modern Slavery

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] The constant barrage of negative images is not only misrepresentative of the experience of slavery, it is also disempowering

17 listopada

Africa:Better Soil Could Trap As Much Carbon As Transport Produces - Study

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Rome -The extra carbon that could be stored from rejuvenated soil is equivalent to 3 to 7 billion tonnes of planet-warming carbon (...)

17 listopada

Sudan:Hassabo Affirms State Keenness to Support Nomads Communities

[SNA] Khartoum -Vice - President of the Republic, Hassabo Mohamed Abdul-Rahman, received in his office Thursday the Chairman of the Council for Development of Nomads, Dr. Ahmed Suleiman Balah, (...)

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 (...)

19 listopada

Non-state actors in governance systems: friend or foe?

This event explores the challenges of improving accountability in areas where the presence of the state is limited.

16 listopada

Aid and multilateralism in an era of populist politics

Join us as Gayle Smith discusses the future of humanitarian aid and multilateralism in an era of populist politics and global volatility.

16 listopada

Infographics: climate change, migration and displacement

What does current evidence reveal about the complex relationships between climate change and human mobility?

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 (...)