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Blighting vulnerable nations, wildlife and forest crime has become a serious transnational threat to the security, stability and economy of entire countries and regions. The United Nations General Assembly and Security Council, the Economic and...
French
  • 31 Dec 2011
  • Peter Haddawy, Sousath Sayakoummane
  • Pages: 3
Information and communications technology (ICT) holds the promise of making the world a fairer place. Indeed, in many countries, increased information access and social networking are giving citizens a larger voice in local, national, and regional...
French
international financial institutions are showing a renewed interest in measures to enhance national budget management and strengthen the integrity of public finance in emerging economies. The role of national parliaments and supreme audit...
Spanish
Killing elephants for their ivory, slaughtering tigers for their pelts and bones, and fatally hacking the horns off rhinos have reached epidemic proportions in recent years.
French
The vigorous conceptual, methodological and technical retooling of public policy planning and co-ordination being carried forward by the Latin American and Caribbean Institute for Economic and Social Planning (ILPES) has involved a greater...
Spanish
The self-proclaimed Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS) recently shocked the world by destroying a number of archaeological sites throughout the region under its control, among which were the ancient Assyrian cities of Nineveh and Nimrud....
Ibrahim Mayaki is the chief executive officer of the New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD), a developmental agency of the African Union. Africa Renewal’s Franck Kuwonu caught up with him at the UN headquarters in New York, where he was...
French
  • 25 Apr 2013
  • Halla Hrund Logadóttir
  • Pages: 6
In an era when climate change is making it necessary for countries around the world to implement sustainable energy solutions, Iceland presents a unique situation. Today, almost 100 per cent of the electricity consumed in this small country of...
French
  • 31 Dec 1991
  • Ricardo Bielschowsky
  • Pages: 23
This article deals with the intellectual production on the Brazilian industrialization project from the 1930s to the 1960s. It may be noted that Brazil is probably the Latin American country where the seminal ideas of eclac on this subject gained the...
Spanish
What wouldn't we do for our kids? We play in the park, cut down on sugar, walk them home from school, talk around that all-important dinner table - the stuff of everyday life that shows we care.
The world faces two existential threats: climate change, and nuclear Armageddon. Action on both is required urgently. Tackling the first will impose significant economic costs and lifestyle adjustments, while tackling the second will bring economic...
French
Recently the United Nations declared 2015-2024 as the International Decade for the People of African Descent. Africa Renewal‘s Masimba Tafirenyika sat down with the president of the 69th session of the UN General Assembly, Sam Kutesa, who is also...
French
in Angola, Mozambique, Sierra Leone, the Democratic Republic of Congo, the Central African Republic, Liberia and Côte d’Ivoire, warlords and leaders of militias and rebel movements prospered from the pillaging of their nation’s natural wealth as much...
The figures are staggering: between $1.2 trillion and $1.4 trillion has left Africa in illicit financial flows between 1980 and 2009—roughly equal to Africa’s current gross domestic product, and surpassing by far the money it received from outside...
French
Somewhere in the world, there is a national health crisis. Doctors quickly receive the life-saving pharmaceuticals. However, the “pharmaceuticals” are counterfeits containing a combination of toxic chemicals and are powerless against the pandemic. In...
Illicit trafficking in precious metals is an integral part of a growing international trend, of which the continued existence depends on organised crime, corruption and developmental inequalities. The problem of illicit trafficking in precious metals...
The literature on remittance flows has relatively little information on the impacts of remittance outflows on countries. The Russian Federation consistently ranks among the top remittance senders in the world, however the Russian case remains a...
Despite the long history of the family planning programme in Bangladesh, the contraceptive prevalence level remains low and consequently the rate of population growth has remained persistently high. Several factors can be attributed to low...
Improvements in health services, education and provision of safe drinking water, all have a desirable impact on child survival
The global population is more than seven billion and will likely reach nine billion by 2050. As India is home to 18 per cent of the world’s population, but has only 2.4 per cent of the land area, a great deal of pressure is being placed on all of the...
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