Posted by CID sourced from Oxfam on 2 September 2014
This Oxfam report touches on the true cost of austerity and inequality in Europe. The fear of income inequality is being addressed through ill-conceived austerity programmes, Oxfam argues that left unchecked, these measures will undermine Europe’s social gains, creating divided countries and a divided continent, and entrenching poverty for a generation.
Posted by CID sourced from World Education blog on 2 September 2014
This blog looks back to the World Education Conference in Dakar in 2000 from the perspective of Abhimanyu Singh, Director UNESCO, Beijing. This is the second in a series of blogs taking a retrospective view of the EFA agenda and its implementation.
Posted by CID sourced from ODI on 2 September 2014
Gender gaps still compromise women’s rights and hinder their empowerment take centre stage. The fundamental question underpinning current debates on post-2015 is: how could the MDGs have been more effective in achieving gender equality? ODI have released a document on their research on how to ensure empowerment and social transformation in the post2015 agenda.
Posted by CID sourced from IPS on 1 September 2014
Can we envision a day when a critical mass of companies is investing in a better world? Where business is delivering value for the long-term – not just financially, but also socially, environmentally and ethically? Over a decade ago, it was hard to imagine, but we can now say with confidence that a global movement is underway.