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Voices & Views

July 28 2014 by Coordination Team
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Since the opening match on 12 June 2014, the world’s eyes have been glued to Brazil as nations follow their teams’ progress through the World Cup. But behind the football lies a middle income country battling many problems including poverty and human rights.
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July 22 2014 by Coordination Team
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For European Union delegations and member states, working effectively with civil society organisations presents different challenges. In Chad it takes five days of desert travel to reach organisations in the north; in Azerbaijan there are about 3000 registered NGOs; in Trinidad & Tobago some CSOs find that their insights are not being recognised and validated sufficiently; and until recently in Bangladesh knowledge was mostly available only on groups involved in service-delivery.
Article relevant to the topics: Civil Society
July 8 2014 by Coordination Team
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How can a simple bucket protect women and girls from sexual violence in the Central African Republic? For women talking to the International Rescue Committee, buckets are an essential part of the “dignity kits” they receive in displacement camps so they can avoid the perilous walk to communal bathrooms after dark.  
Article relevant to the topics: Gender, Security, Justice & Human Rights
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June 24 2014 by Coordination Team
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They might not make global headlines, but for low-lying Pacific islands king tides are an ever-increasing threat. As sea levels rise, the highest tides can have catastrophic effects, particularly when combined with storm conditions.
Article relevant to the topics: Culture, Environment & Climate Change
June 13 2014 by Coordination Team
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Despite its positive development over the last decade, Latin America still faces challenges in overcoming social inequality. To tackle these discrepancies the EU launched in 2005 a programme of cooperation with Latin American Countries: EUROsociAL.
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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.
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Seeking better data on Financing for Development
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Projects

Created by Coordination Team (4 Members)
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