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Financing for development – a hot button issue

Financing for development – a hot button issue

The third conference on Financing for Development will take place in Addis Ababa in July. Poor countries are hoping for concrete outcomes as to the funding of the global Post-2015 Agenda. ...>>

On the way to Addis Ababa: Funding development goals

On the way to Addis Ababa: Funding development goals

The Third UN Conference on Financing for Development will take place in Addis Ababa in July 2015. The key question will be how to finance the Sustainable Development Goals. ...>>

ODA: Uninformed demands from the Swiss far right

ODA: Uninformed demands from the Swiss far right

By tying conditions to development aid, the initiators of the so-called "development aid initiative" wish to become ODA more sustainable. Their real aim, however, is most likely to cut ODA. ...>>

SDGs: surprisingly ambitious, much criticized

SDGs: surprisingly ambitious, much criticized

In July 2014 the Open Working Group of the UN published its draft of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). It is ambitious and coherent, and surpasses the expectations of Alliance Sud. ...>>

Ecopop: real problems and misguided solutions

Ecopop: real problems and misguided solutions

On November 30 Swiss people will be asked to vote on the Ecopop popular initiative. Yet another initiative that far overshoots the mark. ...>>

Educating by withholding development aid

Educating by withholding development aid

With the so-called "Development aid initiative" a group of radical right-wing politicians wish to tie Swiss development aid to strong conditions. ...>>

The dilution of development aid?

The dilution of development aid?

Development aid is being redefined. Before the new UN Development Goals (Post-2015 Agenda) can be determined, the industrialized countries of the OECD wish to redefine which financial flows count as development aid. ...>>

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

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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. >>>

 
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