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20.4.2018

Rio+20 Earth Summit: campaigners decry final document

'Pathway for a sustainable future' declared, but Greenpeace says summit was failure of epic proportions

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20.4.2018

Rio+20 Earth Summit: campaigners decry final document

'Pathway for a sustainable future' declared, but Greenpeace says summit was failure of epic proportions
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12.4.2018

Developing Countries Take Lead at Climate Change Agreement Signing | Inter Press Service

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28.2.2018

Multilingualism in cyberspace for inclusive sustainable development discussed in Khanty-Mansiysk

The Global Expert Meeting “Multilingualism in Cyberspace for Inclusive Sustainable Development” was successfully hosted in Khanty-Mansiysk, Russian Federation, from 5 to 9 June 2017, in the framework of the IX annual International IT Forum,...

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27.2.2017

Sustainable Development Goals

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20.10.2014

Balloons of Bhutan

In Bhutan ist das Glück der Menschen eine Staatsangelegenheit – Der Erfolg des Landes wird nicht durch das Bruttosozialprodukt sondern das Brutto-Glücks-Produkt gemessen. Deshalb dreht sich hier auch alles um die Zufriedenheit der Menschen:...
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15.5.2014

Zero poverty... think again

Did you know that climate change will have wide-ranging consequences on development and poverty reduction? A new paper by the Overseas Development Institute reviews what is known about the impacts of climate change on eight development goal areas,...

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19.4.2018

Human Rights and the 2030 Agenda for sustainable development : lessons learned and next steps / Nadja Filskov, Birgitte Feiring, Eva Grambye [Institut for menneskerettigheder (Denmark)]

The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development affirms
that the SDGs «seek to realize the human rights
of all», and the vast majority of the targets reflect provisions
of international human rights instruments. Thus,
the 2030 Agenda and human rights are tied together
in a mutually-...
Electronic document
18.4.2018

Millenniums-Entwicklungsziele : Bericht 2015 / Vereinte Nationen

Am Anfang des neuen Jahrtausends kamen die führenden Politiker der Welt bei den Vereinten Nationen zusammen, um einer umfassenden Vision zur Bekämpfung der Armut in ihren vielfältigen Dimensionen Gestalt zu geben. Diese Vision wurde in acht Millenniums-Entwicklungszielen konkretisiert und war in...
Electronic document
12.4.2018

Bevölkerungswachstum, Fertilität und Kinderwunsch : Herausforderungen für die Entwicklungszusammenarbeit am Beispiel Subsahara-Afrikas / Steffen Angenendt, Silvia Popp

Seit den 1960er Jahren sind die Geburtenraten weltweit stark zurückgegangen, von durchschnittlich fünf auf weniger als drei Kinder pro Frau. Dies gilt für fast alle Länder Asiens und Lateinamerikas und ist auch in Nordafrika zu beobachten. Nur die meisten der 49 Länder Subsahara-Afrikas bieten ein...

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Press release
12.4.2018

Massive contraction in Swiss development funding

Switzerland has clearly missed its own development assistance target. While the ODA quota remained just about stable across OECD countries, in Switzerland it dropped from 0.53% to 0.46%. A hefty 14% contraction.
Article AS news
5.4.2018

Who should pay: the elderly or foreign investors?

Argentina hopes to economize US$6 billion through the pension reform adopted in December 2017. Its debts to foreign investors amount to 8.65 billion. Another 11 billion must be paid to vulture funds.
Article AS news
5.4.2018

Saving for those back home

Migrants' remittances hit a new record in 2014. Some USD 600 billion were transferred to home countries worldwide. Yet the data situation is unclear and the discussion on development benefits complex.

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