Posts tagged ‘United Nations’
A short explanation of why 2015 is such an important year, and why it has been chosen as the European Year for Development.
This weekend in Lima, UN member states reached an agreement on how countries should tackle climate change. The talks proved difficult because of divisions between rich and poor countries over how to spread the burden of the costs of adaptation and the mitigation of further climate change.
This article links to an overview of how major news media reported on the outcome of the negotiations, and how various groups responded.
A reflection on the recent meeting on “Development Effectiveness” that took place in Mexico.
This week, Dóchas member organisations and NGOs from around the world gather in Mexico, to see how their experience can help improve the world’s efforts to end poverty.
Guest blog by Professor Ray Murphy of the Irish Centre for Human Rights, NUI Galway, looking at the failings of the International Criminal Court – and inviting the reader to the Summer School on this topic.
A large, multi-national, multi-site, multi-agency exercise in civil-military cooperation is taking place, and Irish NGOs are in the midst of it. – This blog post sets out the background, lets you watch fictitious TV, and invites you to read up on “civil-military cooperation”, or CIMIC.
Last Saturday, March 22nd, marked World Water Day. An opportunity to reflect on the importance of safe and equitable access to water.