Posts tagged ‘International’
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.
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.
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”?
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.”
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!
A quick assessment, and a list of other commentary, of the outcome of the “Rio+20″ UN summit on Sustainable Development, June 2012
A short overview of key documents ahead of the “Rio+20″ summit on Sustainable Development
Based on its strong Civil Society Policy, Irish Aid is well placed to play a leading role at the Busan Summit on Development Effectiveness.