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Anis Chowdhury, a former professor of economics at the University of Western Sydney, held senior United Nations positions during 2008-2015 in New York and Bangkok. Jomo Kwame Sundaram, a former economics professor and United Nations Assistant Secretary-General for Economic Development, received the Wassily Leontief Prize for Advancing the Frontiers of Economic Thought in 2007. The post Most Financial Inflows Not Developmental appeared first on iCrowdNewswire.
The Indonesian government is tapping children as advocates against child marriage in this Southeast Asian country where over 340,000 girls get married before they reach 18 years old every year. Lenny N. Rosalin, Deputy Minister for Child Growth and Development of the Ministry of Women Empowerment and Child Protection, said her agency has been working [...] The post Children Tapped to End Child Marriage in Indonesia appeared first on iCrowdNewswire.
The Group of 77 is calling for the creation of a new and dedicated Trust Fund for the implementation of the UN’s strategic plan on forests for the period 2017-2030. The proposed Trust Fund is expected to be under the management of the Global Forest Financing Facilitation Network (GFFFN). Speaking on behalf of the Group [...] The post Developing Nations Call for New Trust Fund on Forest Protection appeared first on iCrowdNewswire.
Elizabeth Coleman, writer and consultant to foundations, and Halima Mahomed, member of Alliance’s editorial board and an expert on African philanthropy set out the assessments of African phillanthropy they make in their book Claiming Agency: Reflecting on TrustAfrica’s First Decade which is reviewed in the latest issue of Alliance. African philanthropic institutions are demonstrating how donors can more effectively Continue reading The new African
The author is professor of peace studies, dr hc mult, is founder of the TRANSCEND Network for Peace, Development and Environment and rector of the TRANSCEND Peace University-TPU. He has published 164 books on peace and related issues, of which 41 have been translated into 35 languages, for a total of 135 book translations, including '50 Years-100 Peace and Conflict Perspectives,' published by the TRANSCEND University Press-TUP. The post A Structural Theory of Aging appeared fir
Laura Alcoba is an Argentine-born writer and translator who lives in Paris, France. Her first book, Manèges (The Rabbit House), described Argentina’s “Dirty War” of the 1970s from a child’s perspective, when even the very young knew what could happen “if your political sympathies drew the attention of the dictatorial military regime”. Thousands were killed, [...] The post Books: A Writer Speaks of Childhood Spent During a %
The suffering of children in war-torn Syria hit rock bottom in 2016 with the highest number of grave violations against them since verification began in 2014, underscored the United Nations children s agency. According to the United Nations Children s Fund (UNICEF), at least 652 children were killed last year – a 20 per cent increase ccompared [...] The post Suffering of Children in War-Torn Syria ‘Hits Rock Bottom’ appeared first on iCrowdNewswire.