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Get inspired | everyday stories - urban european sustainable living

Get inspired | everyday stories - urban european sustainable living | Ontwikkeling in de 21ste eeuw | Scoop.it
Everyday stories tells stories of inspiring real people that live in European cities who have found their own ways to lead sustainable and meaningful lives
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The top 10 sources of data for international development research

The top 10 sources of data for international development research | Ontwikkeling in de 21ste eeuw | Scoop.it
Where should you go if you want reliable, detailed data on fragile states, land grabs or trade deals?
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African Economies, and Hopes for New Era, Are Shaken by China

African Economies, and Hopes for New Era, Are Shaken by China | Ontwikkeling in de 21ste eeuw | Scoop.it
Plunging prices are revealing how much nations, hailed in recent years as perhaps having outgrown their roots in raw materials, still depend on those commodities.
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Food waste in the world estimated at $750 billion - shocking short film

Food waste in the world estimated at $750 billion - shocking short film | Ontwikkeling in de 21ste eeuw | Scoop.it
WASTE -- an informative short film on the relationship between food waste and resource waste. A film production of SCHNITTSTELLE THURN GbR commissioned by WW... (Global food waste is estimated to be $750 billion.
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Who You Callin’ Middle Class? A Plea to the Development Community

Who You Callin’ Middle Class? A Plea to the Development Community | Ontwikkeling in de 21ste eeuw | Scoop.it
It’s time to stop labeling millions of people in the developing world who have escaped $2 day poverty as “middle class”. The Asian Development Bank does it, and the African Development Bank does it.
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"People do not jump to a middle class way of life at $2.01 a day. The $2 a day international “line” of moderate poverty matters only in the abstract, not in the lives of people"

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How can global goals lead to lasting change at a national level?

How can global goals lead to lasting change at a national level? | Ontwikkeling in de 21ste eeuw | Scoop.it
Duncan Green and Stephen Hale: The ambitious UN development report will be food for termites unless we put governments under pressure to achieve its laudable aims
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The good, the bad and the ugly in the long-awaited UN development report

The good, the bad and the ugly in the long-awaited UN development report | Ontwikkeling in de 21ste eeuw | Scoop.it
Claire Melamed: High-level panel focuses on sustainably ending poverty, but the lack of an inequality goal will frustrate many
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Innovative financing

Innovative financing | Ontwikkeling in de 21ste eeuw | Scoop.it
Air ticket levy in Cameroon, Chile, Congo, France, Madagascar, Mali, Mauritius, Niger, the Republic of Korea and Norway finances international campaign to find global health solutions...
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Good Country Index - Overall Rankings — The Good Country Index

Good Country Index - Overall Rankings — The Good Country Index | Ontwikkeling in de 21ste eeuw | Scoop.it
The Good Country Index is pretty simple: a measure of what each country on earth contributes to the common good of humanity
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Big NGOs prepare to move south, but will it make a difference?

Big NGOs prepare to move south, but will it make a difference? | Ontwikkeling in de 21ste eeuw | Scoop.it
With Amnesty International and Oxfam looking to join ActionAid in moving to Africa, will these steps be enough to transform the international aid system?
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Africa Progress Report 2014 – Africa Progress Panel

Africa Progress Report 2014 – Africa Progress Panel | Ontwikkeling in de 21ste eeuw | Scoop.it
To sustain growth that improves the lives of all Africans, the continent needs an economic transformation that taps into Africa’s other riches: its fertile land, its extensive fisheries and forests, and the energy and ingenuity of its people. The Africa Progress Report 2014 describes what such a transformation would look like, and how Africa can get there.
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Towards the end of poverty

Towards the end of poverty | Ontwikkeling in de 21ste eeuw | Scoop.it
IN HIS inaugural address in 1949 Harry Truman said that “more than half the people in the world are living in conditions approaching misery. For the first time in...
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Is vrijhandel en kapitalisme inderdaad de oplossing tegen armoede?
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New UN goals call for end to extreme poverty by 2030

New UN goals call for end to extreme poverty by 2030 | Ontwikkeling in de 21ste eeuw | Scoop.it
Panel co-chaired by David Cameron insists that going beyond millennium development goals 'can actually be done'
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New UN goals call for end to extreme poverty by 2030

New UN goals call for end to extreme poverty by 2030 | Ontwikkeling in de 21ste eeuw | Scoop.it

Panel co-chaired by David Cameron insists that going beyond millennium development goals 'can actually be done.

 

The 12 goals

1. End poverty

2. Empower girls and women and achieve gender equality

3. Provide quality education and lifelong learning

4. Ensure healthy lives

5. Ensure food security and good nutrition

6. Achieve universal access to water and sanitation

7. Secure sustainable energy

8. Create jobs, sustainable livelihoods, and equitable growth

9. Manage natural resource assets sustainably

10. Ensure good governance and effective institutions

11. Ensure stable and peaceful societies

12. Create a global enabling environment and catalyse long term finance

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The UNHLP's view on post-2015

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