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12th January 2015
This year’s Human Rights Day theme, Human Rights 365, stressed the importance of recognizing every day as a human rights day. It highlighted the key principle that human rights are for everyone, everywhere, and at all times.
12th January 2015
Fatema Rajabali and Elaine Mercer, introduce a series of short videos presenting key findings and lessons learnt from a research project on climate compatible development. The video series was created with the intention that it would be used as a learning (or teaching) tool for those interested in understanding more about climate compatible development.
5th December 2014
The UN reaffirmed the importance of women’s empowerment for global peace and security at this year’s annual review of resolution 1325, on October 28.
2nd December 2014
Global gender accountability has taken the spotlight recently with two key global gender reports being published from the World Economic Forum and UN Women.
21st November 2014
Members of the Eldis team, and some of our partners, were at the Open Development Camp in Amsterdam on October 10th to formally launch the Open Knowledge Hub.
21st November 2014
This week we turn our attention to Urban LandMark, the Urban Land Markets Programme in Southern Africa, for our Spotlight series. The series profiles research organisations based in developing countries.
21st November 2014
One of the issues high on the agenda at this weeks United Nations Climate Summit is food security. As demonstrated in the latest IPCC report, climate change is having an impact on already worrying levels of hunger and undernutrition in the world.
6th November 2014
1 October 2014 sees the United Nations International Day of Older Persons.
10th October 2014
This week we turn our attention to The Igarapé Institute, Brazil, for our Spotlight series. The series profiles research organisations based in developing countries.
7th October 2014
The 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence is an annual international campaign that started on 25 November, International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, and ends on 10 December, Human Rights Day.
7th October 2014
In this update we provide links and summaries to some of the most recent resources on gender and social movements.
25th September 2014
Following on from the recent World Health Organization conference on health and climate in Geneva, two blog posts on the complexities of development in the Indian Sundarbans and the fight against Ebola in Africa highlight the links between the two sectors.
16th September 2014
The new Eldis Global Health Resource Guide is now live! Many thanks to everyone who provided their feedback and suggestions in the recent survey - we have tried to incorporate as many suggestions as possible.
11th September 2014
Female genital mutilation (FGM) is a practice involving the cutting or removal of the external genitals. It is practised in 28 African countries and some communities in the Middle East and Asia.
5th September 2014
To commemorate World Breastfeeding Week, Rufaro Charity Madzima, Independent IYCF consultant, writes for Eldis on the importance of everyone playing a role in supporting breastfeeding mothers.
5th September 2014
1st August 2014 marks 15 years since Eldis first registered its internet domain name
7th August 2014
Eldis editorial staff have been curating a new collection of resources on the unfolding civil war and humanitarian crisis in Syria.
7th August 2014
In a blog post marking International Day of Nonviolence, Conflict and Security Editor Jason Collodi discusses how democracy movements in the Middle East might be inspired and learn from previous nonviolent struggles for political change.