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Pierre Berman posted Information 31 January 2018

Youth employment is a core problematic both in most advanced and developing countries; and governments, local and international organization agree in making it a priority in their policies and strategies.

Women breaking stones
Sand, gravel and salt may have a low price per tonne, but their value for domestic development and their potential for local employment creation is significant, especially when compared to the more talked about minerals like copper and gold. With 70% of the world’s population expected to live in cities by 2050, these humble ‘Development Minerals’ will play a crucial role in building homes and urban environments. The African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States, supported by the EU and UNDP, have initiated a capacity-building programme to develop this sector sustainably and improve livelihood opportunities.
Capacity4dev Team created a new Article 16 September 2016
Trade and the private sector are expected to play a crucial role in the SDGs and their implementation, from creating jobs to ensuring that growth benefits the economy and the people, through promoting labour and environmental standards. But some question how increased trade flows and economic growth will actually benefit the poorest populations. A panel at the European Development Days addressed concerns and shared insights into how development assistance can better use trade as an enabler of inclusive and sustainable development.
Schoolchildren in Nepal
Various forms of private education have emerged in recent years in developing countries. Is this an important contribution to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals or a worrying trend that will disenfranchise the poor?
With a population predicted to grow to 9.6 billion by 2050 according UN estimates and increasing resource scarcity to match – shifting to a sustainable economic model is quickly becoming an imperative. Capacity4dev caught up with the European Commission and Chatham House, to find out what a circular economy means for the developing world – and how it can be promoted in development cooperation.
Christophe Legrand posted Information 15 December 2015

The Paris agreement, diplomacy, and the #commongood by @JeffDSachs.  Or thechallenges ahead of the implementation of the Paris agreement

L'accord de Paris et le #biencommun. Par @JeffDSachs . Ou: Les défis de la mise en oeuvre de l' accord de Paris

Arinze Udenka asked a Question 15 August 2018

Please I am looking for a reviewer/co-presenter for a research I just concluded. 

The title is: Soft skills education and youth employment outcomes; an assessment of PROSPECTS casualty and contributions. 

Forum members sit down for a discussion
The Policy Forum on Development (PFD) provides a platform for members of civil society, local authorities, the private sector and European institutions to shape development policies together. The first European Regional Meeting in Ghent in January 2018 provided a chance for a discussion on what works – and what doesn’t – laying the groundwork for new partnerships in pursuit of shared objectives.
Anna Begemann posted Information 11 February 2015

This training material can be used to inform about the EU Timber Regulation (EUTR), FLEGT and related topics, such as legality, certification, verification, or chain of custody.

Rhys Williams posted Information 24 June 2014

Having spent an average of€350 million ($477 million) per year on private sector devel

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