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Public interest Civil Society Organizations (CSOs), social movements and Indigenous Peoples repeated their demands and concerns related to the ICN 2 process in a new statement to the Informal Meeting on ICN 2 with Non-State Actors, organized by the World Health Organization (WHO) on July 11, 2014...
Dear Trade Ministers and Ambassadors to the WTO,We are writing today to urge WTO Members to condition the entry into force of the Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA) to the conclusion and fulfillment of the Development mandate under the Doha negotiations.
On June 19th 2014, the seminar 'Environmental Sustainability and Agriculture: considerations on the global agenda post 2015' has been held in the Italian Ministry of Agricultural, food and forestry policies (Mipaaf). Many representatives of various institutions of civil society and private sector...
African growth has doubled the average growth rate of the 1990s. Between 2000 and 2011, six of the world's fastest growing economies were in Africa-Angola, Chad, Ethiopia, Mozambique, Nigeria, and Rwanda
This was the first joint meeting held between the Kenyan governments of Kisumu, Busia and Siaya Counties to jointly plan the utilization of shared natural and physical resources within the region.
The development community is turning its attention to this new middle class to understand its potential role and what kind of development actor this may become. Two initial questions arise from the outset of the debate: What do we mean by middle class (whether it is old or new)? and how do we...
For African and other developing countries, inequalities are a critical issue particularly at this present conjuncture of Africa experiencing a period of great optimism about its prospects. On the one hand, some of the fastest growing economies are in Africa, with Africa’s economic growth having...
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Philip Oxhorn is a Professor of Political Science at McGill University and the Founding Director of McGill's Institute for the Study of International Development, as well as the Editor-in-Chief of the international journal Latin American Research Review. A former Associate Dean (Graduate and...
'SID could not have a more impeccable and distinguished individual as Jean Gilson joining the organization as Vice President at a pivotal moment when SID is reviewing its relevance and scope of roles in a fast changing global development scene. The whole idea of development and the perspective of...