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Fulfilling the dreams of older people requires specific support from society and institutions, especially the economic and health sectors. Fulfilling those dreams also requires knowledge about older people’s rights. An EU supported project, that is building capacities for promoting older people’s rights and income security, implemented by the Foundation for Older Persons’ Development and HelpAge International, is helping to fulfil these dreams in Thailand.
2016-02-15 15:17:49
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In a country like Brazil, where human rights abuses against prisoners in the prison system are still very common, it is possible to find cases like Jelletly Aron, an example of recovery and rehabilitation.
2016-02-15 15:12:54
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In recent decades – and in particular since the end of the cold war – human rights and the related concepts of good governance, democracy and the rule of law have become an integral element of most donors' international development cooperation. The link between human rights and development has been confirmed in a series of international conferences, such as the 1993 World Conference on Human Rights and the 2000 Millennium Summit.
2016-02-15 14:18:19
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Mostafa Khatun is 50, a housewife with five sons, four daughters and two grandchildren. She was married to a distant cousin at the age of 14 and did not receive any education. She is a devout Muslim like many women in Cox’s Bazaar district. A dispute was sparked one day when her neighbour, Abdullah, her husband’s cousin, cut down a bamboo tree near their house. As Abdullah and his three sons dragged the tree away, a number of mahogany saplings that Mostafa had been growing were destroyed.
2016-02-15 14:10:43
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Sommay Khamhoung, a mother of two, opened her small restaurant in 2010 selling spring rolls, crepes and desserts in Haisok village, at the heart of Vientiane, the capital of Laos.
2016-02-15 13:53:05
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2016-02-15 13:24:38
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2016-02-12 16:30:50
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2016-02-12 16:19:59
Demokrātija un pilsoniskā līdzdalība
The residents of Basarabeasca, capital of one of the southern districts of Moldova, were quite astonished to see a floral shop opening in their small town, one fine summer’s day. They were even more surprised to learn that the shop was run by a family from their town, who had returned home after twelve years of working abroad. “I was very surprised too, but I am so happy that my dream came true after so many years,” confessed Vera Craciun, the 41 year-old owner of the shop.
2016-02-12 15:29:58
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“Our human compassion binds us the one to the other – not in pity or patronizingly, but as human beings who have learnt how to turn our common suffering into hope for the future.” Nelson Mandela
2016-02-12 15:21:07
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“Why do other workers have rights, but not us?” Maria Perez remembers asking herself when she first arrived to Argentina from Paraguay 25 years ago, to find employment as a domestic worker. Today, after labour organising for decades, Argentina has a new national migration policy, including a new law on domestic workers which demonstrates a strong commitment by the Government of Argentina to regularise and formalise the domestic work sector for nationals and migrants alike.
2016-02-12 15:05:17
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Inizdane Mohamadou knows he has a long, exhausting day ahead of him. But he has been waiting for this day for weeks. He knows that, as the school headmaster, his pupils and their parents are relying on him - and he has no intention of letting them down. The task before him today, as simple as it sounds, is of paramount importance. He will be travelling from his village to Akbounou, the capital of his commune, where a mobile court hearing will take place to register some sections of the population whose births were never recorded
2016-02-12 14:59:43
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"I am no longer afraid at home or on the street. Thank you from the bottom of my heart" These are the words of Maria Santos, talking to police officers from the ‘Special Department of Attention to Women and Intra-Family Violence of the Dominican National Police Force’.
2016-02-10 16:43:53
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After spending weeks under constant shelling, Maryna Annenkova and her four-year-old daughter Sofia left the war-torn eastern Ukrainian city of Krasny Luch. Located in the Luhansk Oblast, Krasny Luch had been taken over by armed militants. Maryna and her daughter fled to Kyiv to start a new life.
2016-02-10 16:21:57
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“I‘m so happy to see people bringing hope to our lives. We couldn‘t return to our village because our houses were burned during the war and I‘m afraid that there are still unexploded ordnance around. We need help to clear these dangers and to rebuild our village”, says Tantua Dikatula, a 65 year old Muslim former resident of Lumbac village in the southern Philippines.
2016-02-10 15:04:47
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The relationship between conflict and poverty (also called the 'security-development nexus') is a circular one: violence negatively affects development and vice versa – poverty is often among the root causes of conflict.
2016-02-10 14:58:24
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“A Time To Stand” is part of the larger two-year Strongim Mere project aimed at increasing women’s political participation in Solomon Islands. The Pacific has the lowest levels of women in parliament at only 5.5%, while only 1 out of the 50 MPs in Solomon Islands is a woman.
2016-02-09 13:33:33
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14. janvārī ārlietu ministrs Edgars Rinkēvičs paziņoja Eiropas gada attīstībai labās gribas un jauniešu vēstniekus. Labās gribas vēstnieki ir sabiedrībā zināmi cilvēki, kas brīvprātīgi atbalstīs Eiropas gada aktivitātes un veicinās attīstības sadarbības jautājumu popularizēšanu. Jauniešiem kā Attīstības gada galvenajai mērķauditorijai ir izvēlēti īpaši jauniešu vēstnieki.
2016-02-08 13:31:19
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2014-02-12 18:48:39
Demokrātija un pilsoniskā līdzdalība
2014-02-12 18:37:46
Demokrātija un pilsoniskā līdzdalība
• Kas ir politikas saskaņotība attīstības kontekstā? • Politikas saskaņotības problēmas praksē • Kāpēc mums ir vajadzīga politikas saskaņotība attīstības jomā • Ko es varu darīt, lai veidotu ar attīstības mērķiem saskaņotu politiku? •What is the policy coherence in the context of development? •The problems of policy coherence in practice •Why do we need the policy coherence in the development area? •What can I do to form the coherent policy for the development goals?
2014-02-10 16:11:16
Demokrātija un pilsoniskā līdzdalība
E-learning courses: • What is Civil Society? • The EU and Civil Society • Strategies supporting the participation in Civil Society • Civil Society and geographic programmes • Civil Society and the thematic programmes and instruments • Handling the tools and procedures
2014-02-10 12:19:14
Demokrātija un pilsoniskā līdzdalība
Projekta (2011-2012; Sabiedriskās politikas centrs - Providus) mērķis atrast veidus, kā stiprināt nevalstiskā sektora iesaistīšanos rīcībpolitikas plānošanā, īstenošanā un apjaust tās īstenotāju reālās vajadzības. Vairāk par projektu skatīt norādītājā saitā. The goal of the project (2011-2012; by “Centre for Public Policy - Providus’’) was to find the best way, how to strengthen the non-governmental sector’s participation within the planning and implementation of policies and to realize the real needs of policies' promoters . More information on the project is in the link below.
2014-02-09 14:47:51
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Projekta (2010-2011) mērķis bija radīt ilgtspējīgus sadarbības tīklus starp Latvijas un Moldovas studentu organizācijām un akadēmiskajām institūcijām, kā arī stiprināt Moldovas studentu organizāciju interešu aizstāvības kapacitāti. Vairāk par projektu var lasīt zemāk esošajā linkā. The aim of this project (2010-2011) was to create sustainable cooperation networks between Latvian and Moldavian student organizations and academic institutions, and to strengthen the capacity of the advocacy of the Moldavian student organizations. More on the project you can read in the link below.
2014-02-09 12:39:46
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