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Our Common Challenge: A world moving toward a sustainable future
From panel discussions to small groups workshops, issues which are essential to shape a more sustainable paradigm for people, earth and society, will be addressed and discussed....
Smart Power: The private sector's contribution to development. Interview with Dan Runde
Interview with Daniel Runde, President SID Washington D.C. Chapter Q.: Before your appointment as President of SID Washington Chapter you have served for many years on the chapter...
Cancun: What progress made?
by Ana Agostino What was achieved? In summary, the creation of the Green Fund that will provide 30 billion USD for the next 2 years for adaptation projects. It is expected that...
After Copenhagen and Before Cancun: What is going on with climate change?
In December 2009 the whole world was watching the Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen. The outcome of the negotiations has been regarded as a failure since the goal - a...
SID Netherlads new book on 'Economic Growth and the Common Good. From crisis to sustainable development'
Twenty years ago, economic planning and protectionism were held responsible for poverty and stagnation. Nowadays it is the market that is blamed, not only for increased poverty...
Meeting the Goals on Health and Education
by Ana Agostino With respect to education the MDGs concentrated on universal access to primary schooling, paying less attention to education in an all-inclusive perspective. The...
MDGs and Development Journalism
by Susan Alexander As a communicator, the Millennium Development Goals have been both a blessing and burden. On the one hand they provide a simple story hook and a...
Women and MDGs in South Eastern Europe
by Klelija Balta These days the Government of Bosnia and Herzegovina, supported by the UN Country Team is preparing MDG Report. One of the very important issue for me as activist...
MDGs and Disability: Bridging the gap
by Gregor Wolbring It was a monumental milestone when world leaders agreed upon the MDG's and actions required to bring a better life to most in need. However, putting the MDG's...
MDGs: From bad to worse? Interview with Roberto Savio
In this interview, Roberto Savio provides his critical reading of the entire MDGs process, explaining why this is considered a 'missed opportunity', what didn't work and how...
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