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[NEWS] Aawaz-II Programme Launched to Empower Youth, Women

“英國和巴基斯坦都承諾通過簽署第一部通用可持續發展目標,即可持續發展目標來消除童工現象,”巴基斯坦國際發展部駐巴基斯坦負責人喬安娜里德說。 “Aawaz II計劃是這一成功的重要組成部分。

聯合國駐地協調員尼爾布納赫先生在致辭中說:“通過幫助兒童,婦女和青年參與巴基斯坦的發展,這一聯合方案將通過減少不平等現象而使所有巴基斯坦人受益 – 這是一個關鍵的可持續發展目標。”

“The UK and Pakistan have both made a promise to eradicate child labour by signing up to the first universal set of Sustainable Development Goals, the SDGs,” said Joanna Reid, Head of DFID in Pakistan. 54 more words

SDG Wiki News

Department for International Development fund (DFID): Inviting applications for ‘Impact grants’ to bring tangible change to the lives of the poorest and most marginalized, on a large scale.

Funding brief: Impact grants are open to applications from medium-sized, non-government organizations registered in the UK, one of the lowest 50 countries in the UN HDI or in a country considered to be of high or moderate fragility. 926 more words

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Reasons to be hopeful about new funding to tackle plastic waste in developing countries

This blog is by Joanne Green, senior policy associate at Tearfund.

Last year, Maria das Gracas’ house flooded eight times. As I stood with her in her home in a favela in Recife, Brazil, she told me how her community is now sorting and collecting the plastic and waste that clogs the river running through the neighbourhood, improving people’s lives and preventing it getting into the ocean too. 507 more words

Resource Stewardship

Consequences for the Charity Commission following renewed awareness of the importance of safeguarding in the charitable sector

The importance of safeguarding in all sectors should by 2018 be plain however, in particular, certain organisations within the charitable/NGO sector have seen attention focused on them in this regard recently. 524 more words

Abuse

Julie, BA History grad: "volunteering is not just delivering outputs. It's about sharing skills, learning from each other, and having the opportunity to reflect on your life"

What were your career aspirations when you joined UEA – did you know what you wanted to do?
I didn’t really know what I wanted to do. 840 more words

Development aid is under threat . . . and Brexit isn't helping

The United Kingdom is one of just a handful of countries that has committed to spend 0.7% of Gross National Income (GNI) on overseas development assistance (ODA or foreign aid) in support of the… 1,508 more words

On My Mind . . .