Jason Hickel makes the case that in order to solve poverty and ecological crisis we need to tackle endless growth head on.
The international development community has been building up to this moment for years. The final Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and post-2015 agenda will be adopted during a United Nations Summit from 25-27 September 2015.
The dynamics of poverty and agro-food systems are a focus for research and policy engagement institute PLAAS.
Around 400 development professionals, government officials, technical innovators, statisticians, researchers and data scientists gathered at the end of April in the Colombian city of Cartagena for the Cartagena Data Festival.
The Commission on the Status of Women is over for another year and feminists are demanding stronger political commitment.
“The year 2015 is the start of a make-or-break period for gender equality and women’s empowerment. We have to complete the work of the last 20 years. There is a great deal of unfinished business.
These were the words of Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, Executive Director of UN Women at the 59th session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW59).
International advocacy workshop opens up possibilities for collaboration on human rights, gender equality and unpaid care
Across the world, unpaid care work is an obstacle for gender equality. These responsibilities, such as childcare and housework, fall disproportionately on women and girls.
This week, we focus on The Knowledge Partnership Programme (KPP), New Delhi, India, for our Spotlight series. The series profiles research organisations based in developing countries.