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Capacity4dev Team posted Information 13 June 2014

Known by its Spanish name, Red de Transparencia y Acceso a la Información (RTA), this transparency and access to information network between Latin American countries has become a powerful instrum

Capacity4dev Team posted Information 13 June 2014

According to the International Labour Organization (ILO) almost 75 million people under the age of 25 are unemployed.

Socieux family photo
Most countries can finance some kind of social safety net through domestic resources, according to Belgian deputy prime minister and minister for development Alexander De Croo. But he says developing nations often lack the technical knowledge to build sustainable programmes for things like health care, social work and pensions. That’s where European policy experts come in through EU programme Socieux. To mark the launch of the next phase, Socieux+, we hear from participants on both sides of the exchange.
Capacity4dev Team created a new Article 8 May 2014
The Chronic Poverty Report 2014-2015 initiates a new approach to tackling extreme poverty in developing countries, “shin[ing] a light on the millions of people worldwide who are thought to be living in chronic poverty”. Andrew Shepherd, Director of the Chronic Poverty Advisory Network (CPAN) explained to capacity4dev.eu the issues and challenges on the “road to zero extreme poverty”.
The amount of investment needed in oil and gas or mining is set to climb, and the proportion destined for lower-income countries could significantly increase with the potential of lifting over 540 million people out of poverty before 2030, according to leading research group, McKinsey Global Institute.
After years of conflict and instability, impoverished Somalia faces a daunting list of development and security challenges. This arid country is vulnerable to famine and disease, the long coastline is a haven for pirates and the militant extremist group al-Shabab remains a potent threat. But when speaking to capacity4dev.eu recently, Deputy Prime Minister of Somalia Mohamed Omar Arteh said the most pressing issue of all for his country is addressing the needs of the youth.
Juergen Hohmann created a new WIKI page 31 May 2019
Graduation from social protection
An approach to poverty reduction called the graduation model may offer a fresh and promising path to tackling poverty and vulnerability in the long term.
Social protection in Somalia
Most of the humanitarian response in Somalia remains focused on short-term assistance that doesn’t address the underlying causes of poverty and vulnerability among Somali communities. The growing consensus among international actors is that more long-term approaches are needed to make a sustainable difference in people's lives.

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