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Public-Private Development Partnerships: controversial rather than coherent

Win-win – everyone benefits. That is the promise held out by the closing of ranks between State and private sector. Alliance Sud looks at the stumbling blocks. ...>>

Post-2015 (2): «There is a danger of consultation overkill»

Post-2015 (2): «There is a danger of consultation overkill»

The UN has launched an extensive worldwide discussion on the new development agenda that is to succeed the Millennium Development Goals in 2015. Jens Martens, long-time observer of international development and environmental policy, cautions in an interview against consultation overkill and calls on NGOs to develop alternatives that go beyond what is currently politically feasible. ...>>

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. ...>>

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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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