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Voices & Views

September 26 2014 by Coordination Team
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Eric Turyasingura chases after a ball made from plastic bags outside his mud-brick home in the mountains of southern Uganda. Yelling in his tribal tongue, Nkore, “Arsenal with the ball! Arsenal with the ball!” he jostles with his younger brothers for possession. The fame of the English soccer club has reached even his little ears. Pretending to be a sports’ star offers a moment of escape from his daily struggles. At five years old, Eric’s tiny body already tells a story of poverty and lost opportunity.
Article relevant to the topics: Children & Youth , Health
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September 17 2014 by Coordination Team
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The European Union (EU) is the largest and most reliable donor to Palestine. Yet many people lack a deep understanding of the context in which the EU’s cooperation with Palestine operates and of the cooperation itself. As the situation in Gaza recently deteriorated, this is becoming of growing relevance. 
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September 12 2014 by Coordination Team
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Development aid is working, don’t stop now. That was the message Danish non-governmental organisations wanted to send in the face of flagging public support for development. So four years ago, in collaboration with the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the United Nations, they launched a different kind of newspaper – World’s Best News.
Article relevant to the topics: Communicating Developement Cooperation
September 8 2014 by Coordination Team
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Global aid to education is dropping. After rising steadily in the first decade of the 21st century, aid to education fell by 10 per cent between 2010 and 2012. Yet almost 58 million children remain out of school, with girls particularly affected. The Millennium Development Goal of giving every child basic literacy and numeracy skills by 2015 will not be met.
Article relevant to the topics: Education
August 29 2014 by Coordination Team
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What are the priorities of the Practitioners’ Network for European Development Cooperation? The group meets annually to discuss how to put aid policy into practice, and includes 13 member organisations who account for 70 per cent of the official development assistance of the European Union.
Article relevant to the topics: Capacity Development & Knowledge Sharing

Groups

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Sharing experiences and knowledge acquired while addressing climate change in development programmes
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This Group allows any active person in the cooperation and development sector to share documents, views and much more on the thematic of transport.
This group belongs to the topics: Transport
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A group you want to be part of! Join the development energy conversation and share your knowledge, ideas and experiences in this group made for you!
This group belongs to the topics: Energy
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Seeking better data on Financing for Development
This group belongs to the topics: Development Policy

Projects

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The Msamala project seeks to improve access to and use of sustainable energy (solar PV, efficient stoves, solar driers) within the communities, initiate reforestation activities, and collaborate with institutions and communities on energy issues.
This project belongs to the topics: Energy