Posts filed under ‘MDGs’
Dr. Pat McCloughan presents some new facts on Irish aid, and takes a fresh angle by looking at the longer-term economic benefits to Ireland from Ireland continuing to be proportionately generous in respect of overseas assistance.
Human rights and a focus on the multidimensional scope of poverty should be at the centre of the agenda that replaces the Millennium Development Goals – due to expire in less than two years’ time – according to a new position from CONCORD’s Beyond 2015 European Taskforce.
Article co-written by Irish Deputy Prime Minister Eamon Gilmore; Mary Robinson, president of the Mary Robinson Foundation Climate Justice; Ertharin Cousin, executive director of the World Food Programme; and Frank Rijsberman, the chief executive of CGIAR, a global agricultural research partnership – published first on Euractiv.
Extracts from a speech by Ireland’s President Michael D. Higgins about active citizenship and Europe
Ireland’s EU Presidency will be able to lead European discussions on the global ‘Post 2015 Development Framework’ – the new global recipe to fight extreme poverty.
It is becoming increasingly clear that the new global agreement on how to end poverty should include more emphasis on the fight against inequality and inequity. Are we discovering the political side of “sustainable development”?
Why cities, and the communities of poor people living in the rapidly growing urban centres of the world, are going to be crucial in the fight against poverty.
(and why we in Dóchas are involved in the World Alliance of Cities Against Poverty)
Why Dublin is hosting the World Alliance of Cities Against Poverty – and why you should take notice.
Reflections on solidarity and international cooperation, based on a presentation about the banana trade and the lives of farming communities in the Caribbean.