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Our finance data tip for post-2015: We need to know who is financing what, where, and when.

In August this year, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon commissioned an Independent Expert Advisory Group (IEAG) to come up with key recommendations necessary to bringing about a data revolution in sustainable development. 829 more words

Millennium Development Goals

Cambodian Microfinance Market Records Big Growth. But Is It Healthy?

> Posted by Jeffrey Riecke, Communications Associate, CFI

New data shows the Cambodian microfinance market disbursed $1.79 billion in loans over the first three quarters of 2014, amounting to a 51 percent increase over last year’s Q1-3 figures. 526 more words

Center For Financial Inclusion

Conflict and Displacement: Impact on Girls’ Education

Can you imagine living as a refugee – or as a stateless person with no nationality?  Camps overflow with cramped quarters, no privacy, insufficient latrines, and scarce school options.  414 more words

Human Rights

AMA's Open Letter to the Secretary-General of the United Nations

The Australian Medical Association has today called for enhanced UN leadership in an Open Letter to the Secretary-General of the United Nations, Ban Ki-moon, asking the UN to deliver water and sanitation ‘to everyone, everywhere by 2030’. 343 more words


18 Nov. 2014 Economic News (UPDATED)

Africa Economy to Grow 50% by 2019 on Demand Jump, Deloitte Says

By Amogelang Mbatha Nov 18, 2014

Africa’s gross domestic product may expand by 50 percent to $3.7 trillion by 2019, boosted by an emerging middle class and increased household demand, according to Deloitte. 4,918 more words

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Post-2015 Education: Calling for your feedback on proposed indicators for a global agenda!

Join a global consultation on education indicators for a global agenda
By Albert Motivans, UNESCO Institute for Statistics

Today, we are launching a new online consultation to gather your views on the proposed post-2015 global education indicators. 752 more words

Developing Countries

To put that into perspective...

The G20 communique says that if the $2 trillion initiative is fully implemented, it will lift global GDP by 2.1 percent above expected levels by 2018 and create millions of jobs. 181 more words

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