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Opinion: Women’s NGOs are changing the world – and not getting credit for it

Opinion: Women’s NGOs are changing the world – and not getting credit for it

Women’s NGOs play crucial roles in development projects, often mobilizing, organizing and building projects that otherwise would never have launched.

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Fiji’s sovereign green bond

Fiji’s sovereign green bond

Fiji, which just presided over the international climate talks, COP23 in Bonn, is also the first emerging market in the world to launch a sovereign green bond, with the aim of raising FJ$100 million.

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Suspended dengue vaccine was given to 730,000 children, Philippines says

Suspended dengue vaccine was given to 730,000 children, Philippines says

An investigation into a potentially harmful denuge vaccine is a hard reminder to organisations and countries to do proper research and consider red flags before launching health programs.

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Eminent speakers a drawcard for 800 international CSO actors

Eminent speakers a drawcard for 800 international CSO actors

Tagged by civil society pundits as the biggest gathering of civil society actors in the world, International Civil Society Week 2017 is packed out with internationally renowned speakers and regional l...

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How to engage a development-cynical audience: insights from Daily Mail readers

How to engage a development-cynical audience: insights from Daily Mail readers

Research has revealed media stories about charities are by far the biggest driver of this trust deficit. Bond UK investigates the possibility of mitigating this with a special focus group: readers of ...

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International Day of People with Disabilities: Include us

International Day of People with Disabilities: Include us

Globally, one billion people have a disability, and 80% live in developing countries. Women and girls with disabilities are disproportionately represented and are often the furthest left behind.

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Colombia’s Venezuela problem

Colombia’s Venezuela problem

An imploding economy has driven almost half-a-million Venezuelans to live in Colombia. The influx is putting a massive strain on health and social services.

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‘This is the world’s cheapest place to scrap ships’ – but in Chittagong, it’s people who pay the price

‘This is the world’s cheapest place to scrap ships’ – but in Chittagong, it’s people who pay the price

Thousands of workers have been killed or maimed dismantling the world’s ships in Bangladesh, India and Pakistan. New legal action is needed, say environmentalists and unions.

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What a Maldivian environmental conflict tells us about the role of donors

What a Maldivian environmental conflict tells us about the role of donors

Providing funding without holding governments accountable for conflicting actions likely mitigates positive benefits of projects for the community,

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UN considers sanctions to fight Libya slave trade

UN considers sanctions to fight Libya slave trade

France's ambassador to the UN has urged the Security Council to impose sanctions on the people involved in Libya's slave trade of African refugees and migrants.

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