Sunday, December 15, 2019

News / DT 17-18 / 2015

Lövin hails new global agenda, blending aid and climate policy

 
The Swedish Development Minister Isabella Lövin calls 2015 historic. The world has reached ground-breaking agreements in three important areas: new development goals, a climate agreement and development financing. 
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Panel clears Swedish whistleblower, decries UN’s ‘abuse of authority’

 
An independent panel that scrutinsed the UN’s response to allegations of sexual exploitation of children by peacekeepers in the Central African Republic reveals a devastating failure to act.
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Danish cuts hurt ActionAid’s bottom line

 
ActionAid International receives the lion’s share of its state income from the Danish government. Dramatic aid cuts in Copenhagen impact the international NGO federation.
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Sida sees ‘Hans Rosling effect’ in new poll results

 
In Sida’s annual opinion poll, 80 per cent of those who were asked said Sweden plays an important role in the development of poor countries. 
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