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Impact Investing - Part 1

Impact Investing - Part 1 | International aid trends from a Belgian perspective | Scoop.it
According to Global Impact Investing Network, “Impact investments are investments made into companies, organizations, and funds with the intention to generate measurable social and environmental impact alongside a financial return.
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Next to "value for money", Impact investing is becoming a hot topic in international aid.

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Programme Junior: tremplin vers une carrière passionnante en Belgique ou à l’étranger

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Development & Climate days

Development & Climate days | International aid trends from a Belgian perspective | Scoop.it
For the first time in history, an opportunity exists to integrate global efforts to tackle climate change and poverty, setting the world on a path to achieve zero extreme poverty and zero net emissions within a generation.
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Mobiletechnologybenefits the human condition

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The Scandal of Corruption in Development Aid

The Scandal of Corruption in Development Aid | International aid trends from a Belgian perspective | Scoop.it
For all the effort development agencies invest to help developing states combat corruption, recent reports of corruption in Japanese and Norwegian development aid projects along with an earlier pap...
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Post-2015 development agenda takes centre stage as General Assembly's 69th ... - UN News Centre

Post-2015 development agenda takes centre stage as General Assembly's 69th ... - UN News Centre | International aid trends from a Belgian perspective | Scoop.it
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Un nouveau statut pour les communes marocaines

Et de trois. Un troisième statut des communes depuis l’adoption de la charte communale de 1976 – amendée en 2002, puis 2009 – est dans les tuyaux au Maroc. Un projet de réforme qui redéfinit en 252 articles l’organisation, le fonctionnement, les compétences et l’autonomie des communes.

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L'Afrique, région du monde la plus optimiste sur son avenir économique

L'Afrique, région du monde la plus optimiste sur son avenir économique | International aid trends from a Belgian perspective | Scoop.it
Alors que le moral des opinions publiques mondiales est en berne et que les populations perçoivent négativement les performances économiques de leur pays, l'Afrique (et le Sénégal en tête) détonne par son optimisme et sa confiance dans le futur...
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UN calls for $550 mn in international aid for Gaza

UN calls for $550 mn in international aid for Gaza | International aid trends from a Belgian perspective | Scoop.it
The UN has called for international donors to provide $550mn to help Gazans recover after the last "50 day war" with Israel (RT @davidh7426: UN calls for $550 mn in international aid for Gaza - http://t.co/kOe0rcIPyE)...
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La RDC compte 18 millions d’analphabètes

La RDC compte 18 millions d’analphabètes | International aid trends from a Belgian perspective | Scoop.it
En RDC, 18 millions de personnes sont analphabètes, sur une population estimée à plus de 77 millions d’habitants. Ce chiffre a été révélé lundi 8 septembre à Kinshasa à l’occasion de la célébration de la journée internationale de l’alphabétisation.
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Poverty reduction - OECD

Poverty reduction - OECD | International aid trends from a Belgian perspective | Scoop.it
Despite to the role of empowerment in improving the livelihoods of poor people, there is still a huge gap between the theory of empowerment and its practice.
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L'Afrique, futur paradis du "big data" pour Facebook ?

L'Afrique, futur paradis du "big data" pour Facebook ? | International aid trends from a Belgian perspective | Scoop.it
Chaque mois, quelque 100 millions d'utilisateurs se connectent à Facebook, selon les derniers chiffres publiés par la firme lundi.
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Using domestic revenue to build democracy

Using domestic revenue to build democracy | International aid trends from a Belgian perspective | Scoop.it
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How Burundi's getting more revenue from domestic sources. By Peter Moors, Director General for Belgian Development Cooperation and Humanitarian Aid

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Juniorprogramma lanceert oproep tot kandidaten

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Een springplank naar een boeiende carrière in de ontwikkelingssamenwerking.

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“C’est l’administration sénégalaise qui impulse le développement”

Interview de Nouhou Demba Diallo, directeur général de la Fonction publique du Sénégal

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Belgische ontwikkelingshulp hinkt internationaal achterop

Belgische ontwikkelingshulp hinkt internationaal achterop | International aid trends from a Belgian perspective | Scoop.it
, Internationaal gingen de wereldwijde uitgaven voor ontwikkelingshulp er in 2013 op vooruit, na enkele jaren van daling.
17 van de 28 landen van het ontwikkelingscomité van de OESO – de club van rijke landen – verhoogden hun hulp tijdens dat jaar.
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Goma accueille le méga concert de la paix

Goma accueille le méga concert de la paix | International aid trends from a Belgian perspective | Scoop.it
La pléiade des stars congolaises et étrangères de la chanson, dont l’Américain Akon, sont sur place depuis vendredi.
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VN lanceert ambitieus herstelplan voor Gazastrook

VN lanceert ambitieus herstelplan voor Gazastrook | International aid trends from a Belgian perspective | Scoop.it
, "We werken aan een tweejarenplan dat bijna 7 op 10 bewoners in de Gazastrook moet bereiken die op de vlucht zijn", verklaart woordvoerder Chris Gunness van de UNRWA.
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Arme landen bestrijden malaria straks met Google-kaarten

Arme landen bestrijden malaria straks met Google-kaarten | International aid trends from a Belgian perspective | Scoop.it
, Een team van de Universiteit van California (VS) bouwt een onlineplatform waarmee landen sneller de verspreiding van malaria kunnen voorspellen. Gezondheidswerkers zullen er hun eigen gegevens over malariagegevens kunnen opladen.
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The Narrative Project - Judge it for yourself

The Narrative Project - Judge it for yourself | International aid trends from a Belgian perspective | Scoop.it
There is an initiative currently underway you may or may not have heard about called The Narrative Project. It’s essentially a communications strategy, organised and funded by the Gates Foundation,...
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Meet the new leaders of EU development policy, humanitarian aid - Devex

Meet the new leaders of EU development policy, humanitarian aid - Devex | International aid trends from a Belgian perspective | Scoop.it
Meet the new leaders of EU development policy, humanitarian aid Devex Read more development aid news online, and subscribe to The Development Newswire to receive top international development headlines from the world's leading donors, news sources...
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Corruption and dirty elections are a symptom not the disease

Corruption and dirty elections are a symptom not the disease | International aid trends from a Belgian perspective | Scoop.it
It’s easy to despair at the patronage, vote-buying, and authoritarian turn being taken in so many new democracies. Surely democracy was different in the West?
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Italy overhauls its development cooperation system and creates agency for development cooperation

Italy overhauls its development cooperation system and creates agency for development cooperation | International aid trends from a Belgian perspective | Scoop.it
By Luca De Fraia (ActionAid Italy) Italy may well now sport a Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Development Cooperation; in fact, the good news is that...
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The haves and have-nots of education

The haves and have-nots of education | International aid trends from a Belgian perspective | Scoop.it
If you cling to the ideal of higher education as a force for building fairer societies, these are not encouraging times. Over the past few months, there’s been a wave of criticism suggesting that, ...
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Algérie : hausse de 10% du budget militaire, à 13 milliards de dollars

Algérie : hausse de 10% du budget militaire, à 13 milliards de dollars | International aid trends from a Belgian perspective | Scoop.it
Le projet de loi de finance algérien dévoilé mardi prévoit une hausse de 10% du budget de la Défense, à 13,1 milliards de dollars. Loin devant l'éducation, à 9 milliards.
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Le Programme Junior lance un nouvel appel à candidature

Le Programme Junior lance un nouvel appel à candidature | International aid trends from a Belgian perspective | Scoop.it
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Un tremplin vers une carrière passionnante dans la coopération au développement.

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