10 October Oct 2017 1600 10 October 2017
Here are the toughest places in the world for a girl to get an education
A new report by The One Campaign reveals the ten toughest countries and highlights some of the many unique barriers girls face
28 November Nov 2016 1502 28 November 2016
NGOs urge the EU to agree an action plan that respects their promises on development and aid effectiveness
Today, as the EU adopted its Common Position for the Global Partnership for Effective Development Cooperation High Level Meeting taking place in Nairobi on 30 November - 1 December, Europe’s development NGOs urged EU leaders to set themselves a clear timeline to achieve their commitments, crucial to delivering on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
3 November Nov 2016 1356 03 November 2016
How partnerships can be a lever to create both business benefits and positive social impact
Innovative executive leaders across different sectors are slowly putting sustainability at the core of their organisations through applying collaborative, cross-sector approaches
27 October Oct 2016 0840 27 October 2016
There will be no soft Brexit for Britain’s poorest
According to the leading academic Kenneth Armstrong, vulnerable and disadvantaged people in the UK are already suffering as a result of Brexit
6 October Oct 2016 0955 06 October 2016
Rich nations leadership wanted. Only 10 countries left to take 56% of global refugees
Wealthy countries have shown a complete absence of leadership and responsibility, leaving just 10 countries, which account for less than 2.5 percent of world GDP, to take in 56 percent of the world’s refugees, said Amnesty International in a comprehensive assessment of the global refugee crisis.
19 September Sep 2016 1001 19 September 2016
Europe spent more aid within its own borders than overseas
ONE launches its Data Report 2016, which every year tracks official development assistance (ODA) flows and trends for the world’s major donors.
5 August Aug 2016 1116 05 August 2016
Young women get recognized for their volunteer work
Volunteers mostly work outside of the spotlight, and rarely get recognised for the work they do. This is why the global women's empowerment global organization, Zonta International, established the Young Women in Public Affairs (YWPA) Award Program in 1990. The program goal is to encourage more young women to participate in public affairs, by recognizing a commitment to the volunteer sector, evidence of volunteer leadership achievements and a dedication to empowering women worldwide through service and advocacy. The award? Ten international scholarships of US$4,000 each, and up to 32 district scholarships of US$1,000.
24 June Jun 2016 1220 24 June 2016
Brexit, the third sector will not leave its commitments
Civil society organizations voice out their concerns on the UK’s decision to leave Europe. While the country is about to abandon the Union, the third sector players pledge to remain united to fulfill their social engagements.
22 June Jun 2016 1521 22 June 2016
4 ideas to make something real out of the SDGs
The 10-year anniversary edition of the European Development Days (EDD) is over. After 2 days of conferences and workshops, it is Caritas Europa turn to say how turning sustainable development goals into action.
15 June Jun 2016 1503 15 June 2016
Women farmers are key to tackling rural poverty
Worldwide, women comprise about 40 % of the agricultural labour force and play a crucial role in food production, processing and marketing of produce along agricultural value chains. Although they have a critical role to play in all Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), women and girls across the world still face significant discrimination in access to productive resources and economic opportunities in agriculture.