UN agencies join forces to promote STI for reaching new development goals

UN agencies join forces to promote STI for reaching new development goals

At a dedicated side event co-organized by UNESCO during the FfD3 conference, the inter-agency group, comprised of UNDESA, UNEP, UNIDO, UNESCO, UNCTAD, WIPO, ITU and the World Bank Group, resolved to support the building of national STI capacity, and to facilitate technology development, transfer and dissemination for inclusive sustainable development More...

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Why developing countries need to toughen up on taxes
By IntDevCommunities On Tuesday, July 7th, 2015
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Why developing countries need to toughen up on taxes

Next week, the UN financing conference in Addis Ababa will take decisions that will have a profound impact on the global community over the next 15 years and beyond. Tax collection in developing countries will More...

By IntDevCommunities On Tuesday, July 7th, 2015
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Empowering or Exploiting? Africa’s digital story

The debate on what international social media platforms get from the African continent can continue over and over but the issue is whether at the end of the day there is any positive results on both sides. Has More...

World Bank critics lack protection, Human Rights Watch charges
By IntDevCommunities On Wednesday, June 24th, 2015
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World Bank critics lack protection, Human Rights Watch charges

Speaking out against the World Bank comes with consequences, according to Human Rights Watch. The group charges that an atmosphere of intimidation by governments and powerful companies has had a chilling effect. More...

World Development Report 2015 calls for knowledge of human mindsets in development policies
By IntDevCommunities On Tuesday, June 16th, 2015
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World Development Report 2015 calls for knowledge of human mindsets in development policies

On Wednesday June 10, 2015 a presentation was given at the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs on the World Development report 2015 “Mind, Society and Behavior” (WDR2015). Co-author Ryan Muldoon shared the core 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...

European Development Days: UNRWA explores how to further improve services to Palestine refugees
By IntDevCommunities On Monday, June 8th, 2015
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European Development Days: UNRWA explores how to further improve services to Palestine refugees

On 3 and 4 June, UNRWA prominently participated in the European Development Days (EDDs) Brussels, that took place under the theme “our world, our dignity, our future”, and attracted over 6,000 high‐profile More...

Without leadership over development finance, talks in July cannot succeed
By IntDevCommunities On Friday, June 5th, 2015
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Without leadership over development finance, talks in July cannot succeed

Many things have changed since the dawning of the millennium development goals (MDGs) 15 years ago. In many ways, the world is a very different place, with a different power balance and different problems to overcome. However, More...

News in the Humanosphere: Taliban once again target aid workers
By IntDevCommunities On Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015
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Taliban once again target aid workers

Gunmen killed nine Afghan employees of a Czech aid organisation in their beds during an overnight raid Tuesday on their guesthouse in northern Afghanistan, the latest attack on humanitarian workers in the war-battered More...

Ecobank Group CEO named African Banker of the Year
By IntDevCommunities On Monday, June 1st, 2015
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Ecobank Group CEO named African Banker of the Year

Albert Essien, Group CEO of Ecobank, has won the African Banker of the Year Award at the ninth edition of the African Banker Awards, hosted by African Banker magazine under the patronage of the African Development More...


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