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Post-2015 (1): no sustainability without gender justice

Post-2015 (1): no sustainability without gender justice

Numerous women's organizations are involved in the discussions on a new Post-2015 Development Agenda. From grassroots groups to top UN executives, all women agree: a separate gender equality goal is needed. And all other goals should contain clear indicators taking the specific needs of women into account. ...>>

Which development agenda after 2015?

Which development agenda after 2015?

The UN Millennium Development Goals to eliminate extreme poverty should be met by 2015. We are still a long way off. The debate as to what will happen after that target year is already in full swing. ...>>

PPDPs: Government-subsidized client hunting

PPDPs: Government-subsidized client hunting

Public-private development partnerships are becoming increasingly popular. The Swiss Government too in its message on International Cooperation 2013-2016 called for increased collaboration with multinational corporations. This raises questions. ...>>

Swiss ODA: New priorities and more funding

Swiss ODA: New priorities and more funding

During its summer and autumn sessions the parliament will make a decision on the Federal Council's new message regarding development cooperation and the corresponding lines of credit for the period 2013 to 2016. The development organisations welcome the programme priorities in the message. Besides, it is heartening that the Government is keen to increase the development budget to 0.5 per cent of gross national income (GNI) by 2015. ...>>

"Conditionalitis" and Development cooperation

Ahead of the consultations on the new line of credit (2013-2016), the critics are demanding that development cooperation should be made to serve Swiss interests. - A commentary by Peter Niggli, director of Alliance Sud. ...>>

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Electronic Newsletter

The electronic newsletter informs you quarterly on new editions of Alliance Sud News and new articles on the website. ...>>

 ASN 78 Cover

Alliance Sud News is published quarterly and offers a wide range of commentary and critical analyses of Swiss development policy related to poor countries and their population. >>>

Dialogue4change

For decades now there has been talk of the right to development, poverty reduction, and human rights for all. But very little is happening in reality, the traditional development models having failed. Two Alliance Sud member organizations now foment the debate on alternatives through an international dialogue platform. ...>> dialogue4change

 
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