2 Dec 2021: World Sustainable Development Teach-In Day

2 Dec 2021: World Sustainable Development Teach-In Day

2 Dec 2021: World Sustainable Development Teach-In Day presents open access live lectures on Progress towards Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals Hamburg, (–) October 2021 –  The World Sustainable Development Teach-In Day (WSDTID), a decade-long global movement that aims to raise and spread awareness of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals

NDICI-Global Europe: the new financial instrument to support the EU’s external action in force

The European Parliament and the Council of the European Union, represented by the Portuguese Presidency, signed the regulation establishing the Neighbourhood, Development and International Cooperation Instrument – Global Europe (NDICI-Global Europe). The regulation entered into force on 14 June 2021. With a new financial instrument for neighbourhood, development and international

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European Commission: DEVCO becomes DG International Partnerships

Directorate-General (DG) International Cooperation and Development will officially become DG International Partnerships (DG INTPA) on 16 January 2021. The new title, mission statement and structure reflect the important role of international partnerships in shaping a stronger role for the EU globally, in eradicating poverty, advancing towards the Sustainable Development Goals

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Broken societies put people and planet on collision course, says UNDP

An experimental global index offers a new measurement of human progress that illustrates the challenge of tackling poverty and inequality while easing planetary pressure. New York, 15 December 2020– The COVID-19 pandemic is the latest crisis facing the world, but unless humans release their grip on nature, it won’t be

The world will remember the UN as success story of the 21st century. Or there won’t be a world that remembers.

UN Survives a World Turned Upside Down UNITED NATIONS, Oct 16 2020 (IPS) – As the United Nations plans to commemorate its annual UN Day, come October 24, Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is presiding over a world body which has remained locked down since last March because of the spreading coronavirus pandemic.

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Unlocking entrepreneurship opportunities for youth could lower unemployment and bring social benefits

UN report finds youth social entrepreneurship can create jobs and help the most underserved communities The World Youth Report: Youth Social Entrepreneurship and the 2030 Agenda seeks to contribute to the understanding of how youth social entrepreneurship can both support youth development and help accelerate the implementation of the SDGs. To do

Evaluation in the COVID-19 pandemic mode

Evaluation in the COVID-19 pandemic mode, Part 1 by Karsten Weitzenegger, updated 7 May 2020 Evaluation can inform global policy decisions during the coronavirus pandemic. However, M&E systems themselves are affected by the current crisis. Here is a quick review of recent literature. This may guide evaluators and managers in

Africa’s Development Dynamics 2019 #AfricaDynamics2019

Competitive firms and committed governments are the catalysts of the continent’s economic transformation African firms are the key to the economic transformation of the continent, but they need governments to create better conditions for them to thrive, according to the second edition of the African Union Commission’s (AUC) economic report