Yesterday Kofi Annan, the former Secretary-General of the United Nations, and Chair of the Africa Progress Panel, backed calls for a tax deal at the G8 summit that works for poor countries:
Four buses of Scottish supporters of the Enough Food for Everyone IF campaign went to Belfast on Saturday and joined others asking the G8 leaders to deal with the scandal of hunger in the world. 1 in 8 people go hungry and the IF campaign is asking for concerted action on a number of their key asks - and particularly at this G8 to look at ending the tax dodging of corporates.
Yesterday afternoon, the UN High Level Panel on the Post-2015 Development Agenda (co-chaired by Dr Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, President of the Republic of Indonesia, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, President of Liberia and David Cameron, Prime Minister of the UK) submitted their keenly awaited report ‘A new Global Partnership: Eradicate poverty and transform economies through sustainable development’ to the UN Secretary General, Ban Ki-moon.
The second round of the Community Partnership Window is now open; the deadline for receipt of concept notes is 23:59, Tuesday 9 July.
The timetable for the International Development funding rounds has been released and NIDOS welcomes the announcement of the new small grants programme which is a valuable addition to the International Development Fund.
This half day free training session will help participants to do the following: develop a clear understanding of the eligibility criteria;...
Members only event - this is your most important opportunity of the year to help steer the network’s collective advocacy work, so don’t miss out...
What have the MDGs contributed and how can we engage with the emerging Post-2015 framework?
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