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On the occasion of the forthcoming G20 summit (Hangzhou, 14-15 November), the G20 Megaproject campaign by the Heinrich Boell Foundation – North America, aims at raising awareness on the revamped infrastructure interest in the economic governance agenda and its controversial impact on development. A real race to build infrastructures, access natural resources and markets is taking place worldwide (esp.

Youth and Public Policy in Uganda is a publication of SID and Youth Policy Press (2015). It results from a SID study funded by the Open Society Inititiave for Eastern Africa aimed at better understanding the status of youth in Uganda. The research reviewed existing policies and interrogated whether they were responsive to  the  current  needs  of  youth  in  Uganda  who  form  the  largest  percentage of the population.

PRESS RELEASE 27 October 2015

AFRICAN AND INDIAN CIVIL SOCIETY REMINDS AFRICAN AND INDIAN LEADERS OF THE ISSUES AT STAKE AND THE NEED FOR A CREDIBLE DEVELOPMENT OUTCOME AT THE FORTHCOMING TENTH MINISTERIAL CONFERENCE (MC10) OF THE WTO

The  42nd session of the Commtte on Food Security (CFS42) took place from 12 to 15 October at the FAO headquarters, in Rome.  The CFS is an intergovernmental body that meets every year (since its establishment in 1974) mandated to review and follow-up policies concerning world food security including production and physical and economic access to food.

The Right to Food and Nutrition Watch 2015 was launched at FAO Headquarters in Rome, unveiling key findings around nutrition and the impact of business operations on food policies. Welcoming its release, representatives from across civil society, social movements and the United Nations came together to exchange views about current approaches to nutrition.

Keynote address by Amb. Juma V. Mwapachu, President, SID International Governing Council, Frankfurt, October 2nd, 2015, on the occasion of the SID Frankfurt chapter event.

Dear Friends,

Seizing the opportunity of an emerging energy revolution to build shared value for citizens, businesses and the country

Right To Food and Nutrition Watch: International Launch

The civil society-led Right to Food and Nutrition Watch 2015, 'Peoples’ Nutrition Is Not a Business', will be launched in Rome on October 9, shedding light on the control businesses have over food systems and policies.

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by Sanjay Reddy | Now that the dust has just begun to settle after the self- and mutual congratulations of last week’s launch of the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) era, it is time to ask: what now? In a paper we release today (click here to download a pdf version) Ingrid Harvold Kvangraven and I raise some basic conceptual questions regarding global development goals: Why have them at all?

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