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27th February 2014
This new Guide from Eldis provides a collection of resources that identify and address key gender issues in the water sector including water supply infrastructure and management, sanitation and hygiene, and climate change.See the new guide here.
27th February 2014
With World Interfaith Harmony Week starting on February 1st this year, our Conflict and Security Editor, Jason Collodi, reflects on how religion has, in many instances, been central to global conflict.
27th February 2014
We are currently the process of restructuring the health-related coverage on Eldis, and we need your input! Please take a few minutes to fill in our survey by clicking this link, or by clicking the "next" button in the survey image below. 
27th February 2014
Water, energy and food supplies are interconnected. As the global climate changes, the threat to these supplies becomes ever clearer.
11th February 2014
In recent years women have entered the paid workforce in greater numbers. The development sector is keen to support women into work because employment contributes to development goals and targets, by alleviating poverty, and also because employment has the potential to empower women.
11th February 2014
The narrow way in which gender equality and women’s empowerment has been dealt with in development policy and practice has often excluded sexuality. A ‘sexuality lens’ can provide new ways of looking at development problems.
11th February 2014
We've just released a new animated introduction to the Eldis Climate Change Resource Guide. The 3 minute video introduces the key features of the guide and explains how to get the best from the services we offer.
11th February 2014
World leaders and big business met up in Davos from January 22nd - 25th for the World Economic Forum 2014. The theme was "The Reshaping of the World: Consequences for Society, Politics and Business", and global health featured high on the list of priority areas - Goldie Hawn even led a meditation session.
30th January 2014
Like most other online knowledge platforms Eldis relies heavily on Google as a source of traffic to our website (61% last year). And to do this we rely on getting our links into the listings on search engine results pages that appear because of their relevance to users search terms (referred to as natural or organic search).
14th January 2014
Our climate change editorial team were following developments during World Water Week 2013 with a particular focus on water, climate change & development issues. They put together a Storify collection of social media commentary and selected background reading from Eldis and other sources... 
14th January 2014
As 2013 comes to a close, our Conflict and Security convenor, Jason Collodi, shares his thoughts about what have been the key trends and issues in his topic area over the year.
14th January 2014
Eldis Climate Change Editor Fatema Rajabali recently participated in an IDS/REEEP side event at the Warsaw climate conference (COP 19) titled Transforming information into knowledge and climate action.
14th January 2014
Over the last decade both trade and foreign direct investment (FDI) from emerging economies to Africa has increased substantially.  These new economic relationships present many opportunities for African countries, but can also be seen to challenge existing relationships with traditional OECD partners.
14th January 2014
It’s been a busy year here at Eldis Towers. Aside from responding to the usual steady stream of enquiries about caravan parts we’ve found the time to achieve quite a bit.
14th January 2014
December 10th is Human Rights Day, and this year marks 20 years since the establishment of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights. (UN OHCHR).
19th December 2013
Eldis has been following the World Health Summit 2013 which took place in Berlin, Germany from October 20th - 22nd. We created the following Storify, focusing specifically on the Global Health track of the Summit, bringing together different interesting and relevant information and news on Global Health from the Summit and beyond. 
19th December 2013
November 19th, 2013 is International Men's Day, with a focus on men's and boy's health, improving gender relations, promoting gender equality, and highlighting positive male role models. To commemorate this day, we thought this collection of documents below, selected by APCOM, focusing on male sexual health is particularly pertinent.
19th December 2013
Eldis has partnered with SPARC (the State Partnership for Accountability, Responsiveness and Capability programme) to offer the latest resources on good governance in Nigeria.
19th December 2013
Eldis tracked discussions around COP19, with a focus on looking beyond the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).
19th December 2013
In post-conflict Nepal armed violence is generally low-tech using crude or makeshift weapons such as bicycle chains or sticks, bladed weapons, improvised explosive devices and homemade firearms.

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