All Blog Posts Tagged 'MDG' (7)

Sustainable Development: An Oxymoron in India?

In order to adequately understand whether sustainable development is an oxymoron for any country, one must break down and understand the constituent parts of this loaded question. An oxymoron can be described as a self-contradictory concept or an idea that cannot be conceived logically as possible. ‘Sustainability’ and ‘development’ are two distinct concepts, and the combination of the two terms (‘sustainable development’) is a practice; hence, to answer the above question we must understand…


Added by Sahil Patni on October 1, 2015 at 6:29am — 1 Comment

TransConflict - November Review

Dear All,


Please find below a selection of articles published by TransConflict during November, plus a series of programme updates. To read all TransConflict's analysis from throughout the month, please click here.

We would first like to take this opportunity to remind you that the next phase of the Big Give's Christmas Challenge will commence…

Added by TransConflict on December 3, 2012 at 12:11pm — No Comments

Hillary, Stoves Won’t Save the World

"Hillary Clinton unveils initiative on clean cooking stoves," was among last year’s highlights at the Millennium Development Goals Summit. On this World Pneumonia Day, what has become of The Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves? Has yet another “silver bullet” failed to make a difference for those in the…


Added by Jennifer Lentfer on November 12, 2011 at 9:32pm — No Comments

Waiting for Pennies from Heaven

In honor of this week's Clinton Global Initiative's Annual Meeting, I'm reposting this from early October last year. The issues remain the same; the fundraising resources for local organizations still needed.

“Is a trickle of that money ever going to reach us?”…


Added by Jennifer Lentfer on September 20, 2011 at 5:00pm — 2 Comments

Hillary, Stoves Won’t Save the World

"Hillary Clinton set to unveil initiative on clean cooking stoves," is among this week's highlights at the Millennium Development Goals Summit. Indeed, climate change, deforestation, global health, and women’s empowerment are extremely important issues to address.

Yet, I am extremely wary of any products manufactured in the developed world that are touted,… Continue

Added by Jennifer Lentfer on September 22, 2010 at 11:37pm — No Comments

Invite to Participate in the UN Peace Day Global Broadcast

Individuals or organizations with peace or sustainability related content, or having an event during the Peace Day week (September 17th -21st) are invited to be included in the 2010

Building on the success of the first ever “Peace Day Global Broadcast” in 2009, viewed by millions of people around the world, we are happy to announce the 2010 "Peace Day Global Broadcast ~…

Added by PeaceDay TV on April 28, 2010 at 5:00pm — No Comments

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