Tag Archives: education

Policy Seminar: To Feed the World, Youth in Agriculture Required

The world’s population is expected to reach 9.5 billion by 2050. and a 60% increase in current food production levels…

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A Working Framework for 2030: Sustainable Development Goals

We are pleased to announce that The UN Open Working Group has released its Draft of the Sustainable Development Goals…

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Global Week of Action: Vote for the World You Want

Vote today in the United Nations global vote, and say this is MY World. MY World is a United Nations…

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State of the World’s Children: ‘Every Child Counts’

Last week, UNICEF (United Nations Children’s Fund) released The State of the World’s Children, a guide that presents the most…

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Information is Progress: Visits to Chirapaq Communities

After meeting with OMIL (Organization of Indigenous Women of Laramate) leaders in Lima at the World Conference of Indigenous Women,…

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Get Out the Give on #GivingTuesday!

The retail sector has benefited for years from coordinating national shopping days around the holidays. Everyone knows “Black Friday” or…

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Measuring Empowerment: The Columbia SIPA Team’s Experience in Mexico and Benin

In March 2013, a Columbia School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA) team of six split into two and embarked…

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10 Things You Need to Know About Hunger in 2013

How many hungry people are there in the world and is the number going down? What effect does hunger have…

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The 2013 Human Development Report: The Rise of the Global South

The 2013 Human Development Report, The Rise of the South: Human Progress in a Diverse World was released on March…

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Top 10 Trends in Ending Hunger and Poverty During 2012

This year saw a continuation and expansion of many of the positive trends in last year’s list: civil society consultation,…

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