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  1. Canadian Budget Cuts Ripple Overseas

    Thursday, April 12, 2012

    The Canadian development community is concerned that the government's international assistance commitment to poor nations is waning in the interest of fiscal responsibility and that Ottawa instead prefers to forge ties with middle-income nations for commercial purposes.

  2. Q&A: 'We Need to Change the Economics of Development'

    Tuesday, April 03, 2012

    After Latin America and the Caribbean's 'lost decade' of the 1980s, the region has experienced a period of 'light and shadow', says Alicia Bárcena, executive secretary of the U.N. Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC).

  3. Jamaica's Food Security Hinges on Shaky Agricultural Fortunes

    Monday, March 26, 2012

    Like its Caribbean neighbours, Jamaica is looking for outcomes that will address its food security challenges when world leaders meet in Rio de Janeiro for the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development Jun. 20 to 22.

  4. Dominica Seeks Millions for Climate Change Strategy

    Friday, March 23, 2012

    Dominica presented its '2012-2020 Low Carbon Climate Resilient Development Strategy' to donors including the World Bank on Wednesday in a bid to gain wider access to funding and position itself as a regional leader in renewable energy.

  5. Will Europe Meet its 2015 Aid Development Goals?

    Monday, March 19, 2012

    Decades ago, 15 of Europe’s wealthiest nations made a promise to allocate .7 percent of their respective gross national products (GNP) to official development assistance. Yet despite a commitment that comprises such a small fraction of a nation’s wealth, only a handful of countries are on track to reach this goal by the 2015 deadline.

  6. Gender Empowerment Still Lags Far Behind in Global Village

    Tuesday, March 13, 2012

    When the United Nations concluded a two-week session highlighting the plight of rural women last week, the meetings singled out both the achievements and shortcomings of the ongoing relentless battle for gender equality in a world still dominated - and overwhelmingly ruled - by men.

  7. Simple Steps to Improving Aid Effectiveness

    Wednesday, March 07, 2012

    As donors struggle to meet their aid commitments, and the number of people around the world in need of direct humanitarian and development assistance skyrockets, many experts and activists are asking the tough question: are donors being effective?

  8. U.N. Meet Holds Governments to Account on Women's Equality

    Friday, March 02, 2012

    In 2008, delegates meeting for the annual U.N. Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) agreed that much greater investments in women and gender equality were a critical — and overlooked — aspect of sustainable development.

  9. Haiti's University Languishes in Ruins - Part 2

    Thursday, February 23, 2012

    When the Interim Haiti Reconstruction Commission failed to approve, or even respond to, a proposal by the University of the State of Haiti (UEH) for a unified campus to replace the nine destroyed or badly damaged faculties in the capital, Vice Rector Fritz Deshommes was not surprised at the silence.

  10. Haiti's University Languishes in Ruins - Part 1

    Thursday, February 23, 2012

    Two years after the earthquake, and despite the proposals written, the consortiums organised and the foreign delegations entertained, the University of the State of Haiti (Université d'Etat d'Haïti or UEH) still has not seen any 'reconstruction', and the proposal for a university campus that would unite all 11 faculties remains a 25-year-old dream.

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