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101 Sharing lessons from the ESRC-DFID Impact conference
( Institute of Development Studies )

Last month, almost two hundred social scientists, donors and NGOs met in South Africa to explore how evidence and research has shaped the last ten years of addressing poverty at the The ‘Lessons from a Decade’s Research on Poverty: ...

Created on 2016-04-08 14:11:18
102 Social Good Summit Partners Announce New Speakers Headlined by Vice President Joe Biden
( UNDP News )

Social Good Summit Partners Announce New Speakers Headlined by Vice President Joe Biden

Aug 30, 2016
Created on 2016-09-20 15:01:40
103 South Africa: Central Bank Hikes Rate
( AllAfrica News )

Content by: AllAfrica

By Carin Smith

The 25 basis point rates hike by the SA Reserve Bank (Sarb) on Thursday was based on a continued set of fears about the upside risks to inflation and expectations, wages and the rand, explained Peter Attard Montalto of Nomura on Thursday.

Created on 2015-07-23 18:31:29
104 South Africa: Fracking in South Africa - an Alternative to Coal?
( AllAfrica News )

Content by: AllAfrica

By Vincent Bagilet

In June 2015, the Department of Mineral Resources gazetted regulations related to hydraulic fracturing or fracking in South Africa offering a framework for the exploitation and exploration of shale gas.

Created on 2015-07-31 12:01:28
105 South Africa: Gupta-Owned Mining Company's Assets Seized
( AllAfrica News )

Content by: AllAfrica

A Gupta-owned company had goods attached by the sheriff of the court on Wednesday, according to a law firm.

JIC Mining Services' non-executive board includes Rajesh Gupta and President Jacob Zuma's son, Duduzane Zuma.

Created on 2015-08-20 10:54:06
106 South Africa: Improving Student Teachers' in-School Experiences Is a Smart Investment
( AllAfrica News )

Content by: AllAfrica

By Maureen Robinson, Stellenbosch University

For some student teachers, the compulsory practical period they spend in a school before qualifying is the highlight of their degree.

During this practicum period, which accounts for about 25% of student teachers' time d...

Created on 2015-07-28 10:29:52
107 South Africa: Prasa's Head of Engineering Quits
( AllAfrica News )

Content by: AllAfrica

Prasa on Monday confirmed that its head of engineering services, Daniel Mthimkhulu, has resigned.

"Mthimkhulu was facing a disciplinary inquiry relating to gross dishonesty and fraudulent misrepresentation of his academic qualifications," Prasa spokesperson, Sipho Sithole, tol...

Created on 2015-07-27 14:25:00
108 Southern Africa: SADC Faces Huge Grain Shortage
( AllAfrica News )

Content by: AllAfrica

By Aubrey Maswabi

Gaborone — The Southern African Development Community (SADC) is facing a cereal deficit of over six million tonnes emanating from the poor rainfall and floods that befell the region in the 2014/2015 season.

Created on 2015-08-14 08:06:45
109 Statement on Newsweek report on testimony from the U.S. Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR)
( UNDP Stories )

Content by: United Nations Development Programme

 

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) strongly rejects Newsweek’s implication that it condones corrupt practices with regards to administration of the Law and Order Trust Fund of Afghanistan (LOTFA).

The claim that UNDP is corrupt is incorrect and defamatory.

Created on 2015-04-30 15:11:45
110 Stronger Cooperation on Migration and Development with new Partnership between UNDP and IOM
( UNDP Stories )

Content by: United Nations Development Programme

Stronger Cooperation on Migration and Development with new Partnership between UNDP and IOM

Tue Sep 27 00:00:00 EDT 2016
Created on 2016-09-30 17:00:00
111 Students from the IBREA Discussed the significance of the new 2030 Agenda
( South-South News Initiatives )

Content by: South-South News

13 January 2016 - New York , USA | South-South News – Students from the Annual Training Programme, organized at the United Nations Headquarters by the Global Cyber University and the International Brain Education Association (IBREA), discussed the UN’s 70th year and the significance of the new 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development th...

Created on 2016-01-14 17:17:18
112 Sustainable Development and Sustaining Peace
( UN Main Bodies )

Content by: South-South News

25 January 2017, New York, USA | South-South News — Speaking at the high-level event on sustainable peace, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said, “The best means of prevention, and of sustaining peace, is inclusive and sustainable development.”

Created on 2017-01-25 22:26:15
113 Sustainable Development Goals are a “roadmap for peace dignity and prosperity”
( UNDP Stories )

Content by: United Nations Development Programme

Sustainable Development Goals are a “roadmap for peace, dignity and prosperity”

Fri Sep 23 00:00:00 EDT 2016
Created on 2016-09-30 17:00:00
114 Sweden pledges an additional $19 million to UNDP for 2016
( UNDP Stories )

Content by: United Nations Development Programme

Sweden pledges an additional $19 million to UNDP for 2016

Sep 9, 2016
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Created on 2016-09-12 17:02:12
115 Tanzania: Girls Struggle to Avoid Forced Marriage, Yearn to Learn
( Development News - IPS )

Content by: Inter Press Service

 

KAHAMA, Tanzania, Jan 21 2016 (IPS) - Maria was barely 16 when her father removed her from school to marry her off to a man 20 years older than she was just so that the family could receive eleven cows as her dowr...

Created on 2016-01-21 16:29:25
116 Tanzania: Govt Suspends Job Agencies Over Child Trafficking Claims
( AllAfrica News )

Content by: AllAfrica

By Maureen Odunga

THE government has suspended over 70 agents dealing with the recruitment of domestic workers following claims that they have been recruiting housemaids to Oman where they have been subjected to gross violation of human rights.

Created on 2015-08-19 11:51:51
117 The fight to preserve Gaza’s archaeological heritage
( SciDev Videos )
Created on 2015-07-08 14:31:07
118 The Giving Pledge: Sharing the Love
( Global Development )

Photo: http://www.gatesfoundation.org/

Content by: South-South News

24 July 2014, New York, USA | Shari Nijman - Inequality is on the rise: both...

Created on 2014-07-24 15:11:00
119 The New SG Meets the UN Staff
( UN Main Bodies )

Content by: South-South News

4 January 2017, New York, USA | South-South News 

Created on 2017-01-04 22:25:22
120 The UNDP’s new Associate Administrator emphasizes the long-term on her first visit to Haiti
( UNDP Stories )
Content by: United Nations Development Programme

Accompanied by Peter de Clercq, the Secretary-General’s Deputy Special Representative, and Sophie de Caen, the Senior United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Country Director in Haiti, the Associate Administrator visited the 16/6 Project in the Nérette and Morne Her...

Created on 2014-07-17 09:38:15

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