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2030 Agenda: Switzerland far off the mark

2030 Agenda: Switzerland far off the mark

The international community will meet in New York in July to take stock of the implementation of the 2030 Agenda. Switzerland too will put forward its plans for attaining the Sustainable Development Goals. ...>>

2030 agenda and private sector

2030 agenda and private sector

The private sector should contribute to "transforming our world", as is the aim of the UN 2030 Agenda. For that, an overhaul of the dominant business model is needed. ...>>

«On-the-spot help» begins in Berne

«On-the-spot help» begins in Berne

«Greater development successes will call for a Swiss policy that places no obstacles in the way of developing countries», says Alliane Sud Director Mark Herkenrath. ...>>

Development aid with vested interests

Development aid with vested interests

A few weeks ago the Finance Committee of the National Council moved for Switzerland's development assistance to be drastically reduced. Comments by Mark Herkenrath, Director Alliance Sud. ...>>

Achieving more with less money?

Achieving more with less money?

The Government hails the long-term strategic benefits of development cooperation, while at the same time it is planning massive cuts precisely in this area. ...>>

SDGs: Only what is measured is tackled

SDGs: Only what is measured is tackled

The adoption of the UN Agenda 2030 was a historic moment. In Spring the UN Statistical Commission will decide how progress in implementing the Sustainable Development Goals will be measured. ...>>

Selective solidarity

Selective solidarity

Switzerland's development spending under the 2016 budget and the 2017-19 Stabilization Programme is undergoing a massive cut. Comments by Mark Herkenrath, Director Alliance Sud. ...>>

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

ASN 86 CoverAlliance 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. >>>

 
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