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“And BINGO was his name oh!” Why NGOs need to change their role in development.

A scene from “Lets Save Africa- Gone wrong,” a satirical video by the Norwegian Students and Academics International Assistance Fund SAIH.

Non-governmental organizations (NGOs) as we know them today are generally thought to have come into existence around the mid-nineteenth century. 840 more words

Economic Growth

World Cities Day

A brief by Elise Baudelet, junior expert in territorial marketing at CAAC

This October 31th 2014 is the inaugural ‘World Cities Day’. The United Nations General Assembly… 203 more words

Global City

6 great reads to inspire change

Busy lifestyles don’t always leave us much time to read, and often then we want to escape into our minds and fantasise about romance or heroes or mysteries. 764 more words

Sustainable Development

Large landowners and multinationals most to blame for Amazon destruction

New study shows that the majority of Amazonian deforestation in recent years has taken place in land owned by multinationals and large landholders, as concerns grow over increasing deforestation rates. 1,242 more words

Environment

WORLD CONFERENCE ON EDUCATION FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

The World Conference on Education for Sustainable Development will open on 10 November in Aichi-Nagoya (Japan). The conference sessions will last until 12 November. A set of… 122 more words

ENVIRONMENT

Florida Amendment 1 How could something that sounds so good be bad?

If Amendment 1 passes in Florida, it will tie up nearly a half a billion dollars next year,” he added. “This means the Florida Legislature will have a half a billion dollars less to fund critical needs such as per-student funding, teacher salaries, road maintenance and development, public health programs, Medicaid and prison facilities.” 274 more words

Florida Politics