Millions of people are not benefiting from progress, with the gap set to widen unless deep-rooted development barriers, including discrimination and unequal political participation, are tackled. These are the findings of the Human Development Report 2016, entitled ‘Human Development for Everyone’, released today by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).
The second annual Solutions Summit is a catalytic gathering that will take place at UN Headquarters in NY on the evening of 21 September 2016 during UN General Assembly week. Solutions Summit 2016 will highlight projects advancing the objectives of one or more of these upcoming global Summits and Conferences:
A new strategy to put culture at the heart of EU international relations Brussels, 8 June 2016 (EC) – The strategy adopted today is in line with the Commission’s priority to make the EU a stronger global actor. Culture can play a crucial role in strengthening international partnerships. The ‘Strategy
Global Daily – Your world. Your issues. Your news. Global Daily brings you the most important news and resources about the Sustainable Development Goals from around the world. The Sustainable Development Goals: a set of global targets that will be used to shape international development over the next 15 years.
Persistent vulnerability threatens human development, and unless it is systematically tackled by policies and social norms, progress will be neither equitable nor sustainable. This is the core premise of the 2014 Human Development Report. Entitled Sustaining Human Progress: Reducing Vulnerabilities and Building Resilience, the Report provides a fresh perspective on
Since the first issue of NORRAG News was released in 1986, it has been an invaluable source of knowledge on education and training policies and cooperation. In order to capitalize on the knowledge produced over the years by a whole range of contributors, NORRAG has developed a new advanced search
What’s s happening in development evaluation? How often do development projects include evaluation – and what kinds? How are evaluators chosen? How big are their budgets? How satisfactory are their results? To provide a snapshot of development evaluation today, the Society for International Development’s Washington Chapter partnered with Charney Research
The conference ‘Improving the Use of M&E Processes and Findings’ will be held on the 20th and 21st of March 2014 in Wageningen, the Netherlands. This conference will particularly look at under what conditions the use of M&E processes and findings can be improved. Conference participants will have the opportunity
Organised by the European Commission, European Development Days is Europe’s premier forum on international affairs and development cooperation. Over the years, European Development Days has been one of the fastest-growing international forums and has become a landmark event in the development calendar If you can’t be here in person, remember
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As a member of the European Association of Development Research and Training Institutes (EADI), I’m registered for the 14th EADI General Conference, 23 – 26 June 2014, in Bonn, Germany and will tweet using #ResponsibleDev The EADI General Conference is a major European event devoted to a topical theme which
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