Voices & Views

July 31 2015 by Coordination Team
Clarify what is to be evaluated! Tailor the approach! Position evaluation as a learning function! These are three keys to better evaluation provided by Steve Montague, Fellow of the Canadian Evaluation Society, who came to Brussels to deliver a number of lively and thought provoking seminars early this summer.
Article relevant to the topics: Design, Monitoring & Evaluation
July 24 2015 by Coordination Team
“Sustainable development policies cannot be fully achieved without youth angles, perspectives and voices,” said Sana Afouaiz, a women’s advocate and blogger from Morocco. She believes that young people today should have the opportunity to participate in the political dialogue; it is their future that is at stake, and they need to ensure they are a part of it.
Article relevant to the topics: Children & Youth
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July 10 2015 by Coordination Team
"For many communities in Myanmar who grow opium, for them opium is not the problem, it is the solution to their problems," said local project consultant, Tom Kramer, from the Transnational Institute. And therein lies one of the greatest challenges for policy makers in the fight to eradicate the scourge of drug crops in developing countries.
Article relevant to the topics: Agriculture & Rural Development
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July 3 2015 by Coordination Team
Whether helping to foster democracy in the Middle East, teaching adolescents about sexually transmitted diseases in Russia, or denouncing domestic violence in the Solomon Islands, the links between cultural expression and the development agenda are many and varied.
Article relevant to the topics: Culture
June 25 2015 by Coordination Team
The idea of “sustainable” development seems here to stay, but what does unsustainable development look like? Three members of the senior management team at the United Nations Environment Programme shared their views on how to consume sustainably, how to measure the success of the Sustainable Development Goals, and why development can sometimes occur in the wrong areas.
Article relevant to the topics: Environment & Climate Change


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