MDG8: Develop a Global Partnership for Development
Dec 19, 2013 06:38 PM The Companies Act-2013 is a unique attempt to allow the private sector to complement government efforts for achieving the MDGs, said Shashi Tharoor, India's Minister of State for Human Resource Development.
Nov 04, 2013 04:05 PM
The Global South-South Development Expo is the world’s biggest stage for development solutions created in the South for the South.
[Sustainable Development] [Asia] [Africa] [South Asia]
Oct 31, 2013 01:21 PM
The summit organised by TERI-BCSD in partnership witnessed participation from some of the leading corporate enterprises with the vision of mainstreaming sustainability.
[Sustainable Development] [South Asia] [India] [Delhi]
Sep 25, 2013 12:43 PM
"The world leaders must provide visionary leadership and sincere commitment for achieving common goals for the sustenance of our world," she said.
[South Asia] [Bangladesh] [Sustainable Development] [Millennium Development Goals] [Sheikh Hasina]
Jul 02, 2013 06:01 PM
The targets that have already been met include halving the number of people living in extreme poverty and providing more than two billion people with access to improved sources of drinking water.
[Sustainable Development] [Poverty and hunger] [Millennium Development Goals]
May 30, 2013 01:43 PM
Representatives of the disabled community in India strongly advocate for the inclusion of disability in the post-2015 development agenda.
[Millennium Development Goals] [MDGs] [India] [Disability] [South Asia]
May 23, 2013 01:05 PM
Provision of grant assistance by India has substantially increased during the last few years mainly for social infrastructure development and emergency rehabilitation.
[Sri Lanka] [Developing nations] [Development Aid] [South Asia] [India]
Apr 05, 2013 01:05 PM
In Sri Lanka 20 million citizens suffer from lack of access to clean water. To remedy this non-profits and Governments of different countries are working together to develop the Sri Lanka Water Project.
[Health] [Sri Lanka] [MDGs] [Water]
Feb 02, 2013 02:10 PM
Minister of International Relations, La Francophonie and External Trade, Quebec, Canada, Jean-Francois Lisee who was in Delhi to attend the TERI-organised conference, the Delhi Sustainable Development Summit-2013 (DSDS), tells OneWorld that leading by example is the key to ensuring every nation takes climate change seriously.
[Climate change] [Quebec] [Sustainability] [USA]
Jan 31, 2013 02:40 PM
Overwhelming floods, recurring tsunamis, and increasing water levels-these are some of the perils that islands face all over the world. Heads of island countries like Seychelles, Kiribati and Guyana meet at the DSDS 2013 to discuss the future they want for their countries in terms of sustainable development.
[Island nations] [Climate change] [Sustainable development] [Rio 20+] [DSDS 2013]
Jan 24, 2013 12:40 PM A global treaty is set to change the very alchemy of controlling and managing mercury. Under the legally-binding agreement, appropriately named the Minamata Convention on Mercury, nations around the world would abide by a set of measures designed to control and curb the use of mercury, both in every-day products like thermometers and light bulbs and in sectors like mining, cement and power.
Jan 11, 2013 11:30 AM
We seem to be finally gaining on absolute poverty, the report by an NGO asserts, even as we near the 2015 deadline of Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).
[Clean energy] [Child Rights] [Education] [Health and Nutrition] [Education Policy] [Education For All] [Health MDGs] [Health] [Girl education] [Millennium Development Goals]
Jan 10, 2013 10:30 AM
Since its inception, the Department for International Development (DFID) has been working to create a world that is equal and poverty-free. Mark Lowcock, DFID Permanent Secretary, talks to Bushra Ahmed of OneWorld South Asia about the UK's development aid plans, the complexity of development and the need for collaboration between countries if development aid has to be put to good use.
[Transparency] [Accountability] [UK] [Trade] [Aid policy] [DFID] [Development aid]
Jan 03, 2013 11:34 AM
In a development that has largely gone unnoticed, India and Pakistan began the new year by exchanging a list of prisoners from the two countries.
[India Pakistan Fisherman] [South Asia] [Indian BSF] [Indian High Commission] [Pakistani Prisons] [Indian Navy] [India Pakistan Prisoners] [Sir Creek]
Dec 27, 2012 05:20 PM
Heather Mansfield is the owner of DIOSA Communications and author of Social Media for Social Good: A How-To Guide for Nonprofits. A pioneer in employing social media for the nonprofit sector, Heather shares her rich experience of using the Internet for fundraising, community-building, and advocacy with Ashok Kumar of OneWorld South Asia.
[IT] [Digital tools] [Internet] [Nonprofit Tech 2.0] [Heather Mansfield] [Twitter] [Digital divide] [Facebook] [Information technology] [DIOSA Communications] [Social Media for Social Good: A How-To Guide for Nonprofits] [Digital inclusion] [India nonprofits] [Indian NGOs]
Dec 27, 2012 12:01 PM
It is in India's interest that Nepal progresses as a stable, secular, democratic republic, the Indian President, Pranab Mukherjee, said.
[Pranab Mukherjee] [Nepal Prime Minister] [Nepal President] [Ram Baran Yadav] [Indian President] [South Asia]
Dec 18, 2012 10:30 AM
Global interdependence was deepening along economic, social, and environmental dimensions, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said.
[Ban Ki-moon] [Global Solidarity] [United Nations] [UN Secretary General]
Nov 06, 2012 10:27 AM
The international community should strengthen its coordination with local humanitarian aid community in times of disaster, says the Government of Bangladesh.
[Bangladesh] [Humanitarian aid] [Disaster] [South Asia]
Nov 03, 2012 06:00 PM
The Government of India will hold discussions on policy and regulatory frameworks for the promotion of renewable energy with Ministers of Renewable Energy of ASEAN countries in New Delhi on November 7, 2012.
[India] [Renewable energy] [ASEAN] [Environment]