Posts tagged ‘Impact’
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.
An anthology of articles on the Iron Lady’s influence on global development.
- Including some surprising meetings with Mugabe, dancing with Kaunda, tracer bullets in Mozambique and meetings with Nigeria’s military dictator.
Also includes a long-forgotten speech on climate change.
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)
A new report highlights the EU’s track record in Development. Europe is a very big, and very good, aid donor. But is that enough?
“The big picture is fairly straightforward. Europe has generous and effective aid programmes, and makes a distinct contribution to global environmental challenges. But Europe’s policies on trade (especially agriculture), security and sharing technology have much less positive impact on development.”
As the world gets ready to debate what “Framework” should succeed the Millennium Development Goals, this blog post aims to collate some key areas of learning about what works, and what doesn’t, if we aim to ‘make poverty history’.
This blog post presents a series of results from Randomised Control Trial Studies in various areas of development cooperation. It aims to present an overview of evidence presented to date on which programme types really work.
Dóchas has launched a new website, to help facilitate debate about the priorities for the 2013 Irish EU Presidency.
The site is specifically designed to encourage you to contribute to the debate.
Let us know if it is working for you!
Some key illustrations of the successes being achieved, through development aid.
A quick assessment, and a list of other commentary, of the outcome of the “Rio+20″ UN summit on Sustainable Development, June 2012