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Deforestation and forest degradation are the second leading human cause of CO2 emissions contributing to global warming according to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. Given the importance of the sector, it is surprising that there have been relatively few attempts to synthesise evaluation evidence on addressing deforestation to reduce CO2 emissions. This paper aims to attract attention to the existing evidence base.
Global development aid reached a record high in 2015. Being inspired to do even better, we should also focus on the main purpose of aid. Is it to be the salt or the oil in the water?
The world is changing rapidly. With conflicts continuing to erupt, the amount of vulnerable people in the world is increasing, as is the complexity and cost of the response needed to help people survive extreme poverty and danger.
There is a positive correlation between the implementation of the AGIR Regional Roadmap and the achievement of some of the SDGs – especially goals 1 & 2 (ending poverty and hunger respectively) – in the Sahel and West Africa.
On 25 September 2015, the 193 countries of the United Nation’s General Assembly adopted the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). This comprehensive set of goals aims to “end poverty, protect the planet, and ensure prosperity for all” as part of a new development agenda.
Donner un sens aux chiffres – Que nous disent les données ? Les analyses de flux d'aide entrepris par le Secrétariat DAC se concentrent sur la performance des donneurs et les tendances dans l’APD au niveau mondial.
UN Security Council Resolution 1325, which was adopted in 2000, recognised, for the first time, the vital contribution of women to conflict prevention and resolution.
The new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) include a significant number of interconnected objectives related to agriculture and food.
The Sustainable Development Goals are universal, multi-dimensional, and ambitious. To achieve them we need an integrated framework that promotes a growth path that respects the environment, and whose benefits are shared by all, not only by the privileged few.
ISPA is a set of practical tools to help countries improve their social protection system by providing a framework to analyze the strengths and weaknesses of the overall system, of policies, schemes and programs, administrative and implementation structures in place, offering policy options for further action.