First ever national Girl Summit held in Ethiopia

First ever national Girl Summit held in Ethiopia

It’s been almost one year since Ethiopia made a historic pledge at the Girl Summit in London to end Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C) and Child, Early and Forced Marriage in their country by 2025. To follow up on this commitment, and to ensure that the various sector ministries are aligned to the same vision, the Government of Ethiopia organised More...

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2,499 refugee families receive support for rental subsidies and reintegration grants
By IntDevCommunities On Tuesday, July 14th, 2015
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2,499 refugee families receive support for rental subsidies and reintegration grants

US$ 1.46 million in funding made available for outstanding rental subsidy payments (US$ 556,900) to cover the period from September to December 2014 and US$ 500 reintegration grants to replace lost household goods More...

Sustainable development goals will be hard sell for United Nations
By IntDevCommunities On Wednesday, July 8th, 2015
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Sustainable development goals will be hard sell for United Nations

UN secretary-general Ban Ki-moon grouped the sustainable development goals into six ‘essential elements’: dignity, people, planet, prosperity, justice and partnership. Photograph: Xinhua/Landov / Barcroft Media Fifteen More...

By IntDevCommunities On Tuesday, July 7th, 2015
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EU support to West Africa reaches €1.1 billion

Summary: 6 July 2015, Brussels – Today, European Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development, Neven Mimica, co-signed new regional funding for cooperation with representatives of regional organisations More...

Current aid design and evaluation favour autocracies. How do we change that?
By IntDevCommunities On Tuesday, June 30th, 2015
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Current aid design and evaluation favour autocracies. How do we change that?

What strategy can make a government take up smart development programs, better policing techniques, or tested education initiatives?  RCT and regression-based studies have taught us a great deal about “what works”, More...

By IntDevCommunities On Tuesday, June 16th, 2015
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Vodafone Foundation Uses Mobile Communication Technologies to Enhance People’s Quality of Life

The Vodafone Foundation received recognition from the Charity Commission for England and Wales on 4 December 2001. Globally, the Foundation makes social investments by funding projects which support health, education, More...

What future for Development Advocacy? Three Paradoxes and Seven Directions
By IntDevCommunities On Wednesday, June 10th, 2015
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What future for Development Advocacy? Three Paradoxes and Seven Directions

Oxfam America’s head of policy and advocacy, Paul O’Brien wonders if he’ll still have a job in a few years, based on his remarks to a recent Gates Foundation gathering on the evolution of Policy and Advocacy More...

Europe commits to strengthening efforts to meet the 90–90–90 treatment targets
By IntDevCommunities On Monday, June 8th, 2015
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Europe commits to strengthening efforts to meet the 90–90–90 treatment targets

The aim of achieving the ambitious global 90–90–90 treatment targets received a boost as the Government of Luxembourg and UNAIDS hosted at high-level debate on the issue in the Belgian capital, Brussels. Taking More...

4.4 billion Euro black hole in European aid to poorest countries due to lack of donor transparency
By IntDevCommunities On Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015
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4.4 billion Euro black hole in European aid to poorest countries due to lack of donor transparency

LONDON – Lack of transparency by major European donors is hindering development outcomes in some of the poorest countries in the world, says Publish What You Fund’s latest report. Together, the European Union More...

AfDB hosts launch of New Deal Monitoring Report
By IntDevCommunities On Monday, June 1st, 2015
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AfDB hosts launch of New Deal Monitoring Report

The International Dialogue subsequently launched the “New Deal for Engagement in Fragile States” (New Deal) in 2011, which was endorsed by over 40 countries and international organizations, to overhaul practices More...


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