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12 lipca

Mission Accomplished: 15 Years of Peacekeeping Success in Liberia

UNITED NATIONS, Jul 12 (IPS) - Kingsley Ighobor, Africa Renewal*On a bright, sunny day in January this year, Liberian president Ellen Johnson Sirleaf turned over power to George Weah, a decorated (...)

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A UN Parliament Gains Support in an Age of Divisive Political Leaders

UNITED NATIONS, Jul 12 (IPS) - A long standing proposal for the creation of a UN Parliamentary Assembly (UNPA) is slowly gathering momentum. The 751-member European Parliament (EP) in Strasbourg (...)

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Agroecology Beats Land and Water Scarcity in Brazil

ESPERANÇA/CUMARU, Brazil, Jul 12 (IPS) - "Now we live well," say both Givaldo and Nina dos Santos, after showing visiting farmers their 1.25-hectare farm in Brazil's semi-arid Northeast, which (...)

7 lutego

UN releases $9.1 million to fill 'critical healthcare gaps' in Yemen

With only 50 per cent of medical facilities fully functional in Yemen, the United Nations health agency is striving to fill a &#8220critical&#8221 healthcare shortage and will use a $9.1 (...)

2 lutego

World Cancer Day: UN agency chief urges greater access to diagnosis, prevention and treatment services

Millions of people suffering from cancer in developing countries still lack access to effective prevention, screening, early diagnosis and treatment, the head of the United Nations International (...)

31 stycznia

Over $46 billion lost to premature cancer deaths in BRICS economies, UN research finds

Premature deaths as a result of cancer is costing major emerging economies tens of billions of dollars a year, a new United Nations health study has found, underlining the need for (...)

15 lutego

Ghana:Challenges Associated With Land Title Registration to Be Addressed This Year--Dr Bawumia

[Ghana Govt.] Government will, this year, streamline the process of land acquisition, valuation and records consolidation as part of measures to create a business-friendly environment, which will (...)

15 lutego

Kenya:Sonko Forms Crack Team to Fight Land Grabbing Cartels

[Nairobi News] Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko has established a team to fight land grabbing cartels in the capital.

15 lutego

Namibia:Councillor Warns Against Civil Strife Over Land

[New Era] Keetmanshoop -The contentious issue of land if not addressed properly has the potential to bring civil unrest in the country and thus it is up to every Namibian to ensure this does not (...)

14 lutego

Ethiopia:Bureau Says Working to Utilize Natural Resources for Community Dev't

[Ethiopian Herald] The Oromia Water, Mines and Energy Bureau is taking stiff measures against what it says greedy investors working to accumulate personal wealth without adding values on the (...)

14 lutego

Ethiopia:Stewardship - Basis for Development

[Ethiopian Herald] The essence of leadership is broader than possessing certain skills and expertise. It's deeper than what any leadership assessment can reveal. The best way to see leadership is (...)

14 lutego

Africa:Combating Africa's Inequalities

[IPS] United Nations -Nelson Mandela, shortly after becoming the first democratically elected president of South Africa, spoke to both his countrymen and women--indeed, for Africans (...)

12 lipca

Remember to call your grandparents: Multigenerational mobility in the developing world

A large body of literature has shown that the outcomes of children are tied to the outcomes of their parents or, in other words, that children face different life prospects based on their family (...)

10 lipca

Automation and innovation: Forces shaping the future of work

IT’S robots that mostly come to mind when you ask people about the future of work. Robots taking our jobs, to be specific. And it’s a reaction that’s two centuries old, in a replay of Lancashire (...)

28 czerwca

What’s new in social protection – June edition

Let’s start with social protection in Africa. A new paper by Kagin et al. estimates that in Malawi, each Malawi Kwacha (MK) transferred through the Social Cash Transfer Program generates 1.88 MK, (...)

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 (...)

12 lipca

Migration as an opportunity: evidence of labour migration initiatives

This paper outlines 231 interventions adopted to facilitate labour migration – either by directly matching migrants with jobs or by providing training.

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Fostering local partnerships in remote management and high-threat settings: emerging lessons from child protection programming in Syria

Documenting lessons from child protection activities focusing on psychosocial interventions in Syria implemented through remote management modalities.

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Achieving equal access to justice for all by 2030: lessons from global funds

This paper explores whether the experience of global funds could be applied to supporting SDG 16.3’s commitment to equal access to justice for all by 2030.

10 lipca

Avoiding pitfalls between policy and pipes

What motivates poor policy and investment decisions? Why do supposedly good policies not translate into practice? And how can we avoid perpetuating pitfalls between policy and pipes? Our new (...)

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What does it take to achieve universal and equitable access to water and sanitation in Guatemala?

See the full infographic on key findings of the Guatemala Water Supply, Sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) Poverty Diagnostic. Water and sanitation data figures in Guatemala show a challenging (...)