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MDG8: Develop a Global Partnership for Development

MDG8: Develop a Global Partnership for Development
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CSR activities can help in achieving MDGs: Tharoor

Dec 19, 2013 01:08 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.

Global South-South Development Expo concludes

Nov 04, 2013 10:35 AM The Global South-South Development Expo is the world’s biggest stage for development solutions created in the South for the South.
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Delhi hosts summit for sustainable development

Oct 31, 2013 07:51 AM The summit organised by TERI-BCSD in partnership witnessed participation from some of the leading corporate enterprises with the vision of mainstreaming sustainability.
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Decide on the post-2015 agenda: Hasina to world leaders

Sep 25, 2013 07:13 AM "The world leaders must provide visionary leadership and sincere commitment for achieving common goals for the sustenance of our world," she said.
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South-South cooperation offers real solutions to development challenges

Sep 13, 2013 07:01 AM The global South has assumed a greater role in the global development landscape, said Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations.

Millennium Development Goals are within reach: report

Jul 02, 2013 12:31 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.
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India’s policy disability has crippled the rights of disabled: Javed Abidi

May 30, 2013 08:13 AM Representatives of the disabled community in India strongly advocate for the inclusion of disability in the post-2015 development agenda.
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India second largest development aid giver to Sri Lanka

May 23, 2013 07:35 AM Provision of grant assistance by India has substantially increased during the last few years mainly for social infrastructure development and emergency rehabilitation.
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NGOs and govts get together for Sri Lanka Water project

Apr 05, 2013 07:35 AM 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.
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If nations will not, provinces will fight climate extremes

Feb 02, 2013 08:40 AM 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.
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Island nations show their disappointment over Rio+20

Jan 31, 2013 09:10 AM 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.
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Countries forge consensus on Minamata Convention

Jan 24, 2013 07:10 AM 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.

End of poverty possible in our generation: report

Jan 11, 2013 06:00 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).
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No country wants to be reliant on foreign assistance in perpetuity: Mark Lowcock, DFID

Jan 10, 2013 05:00 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.
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Pakistan, India exchange lists of prisoners

Jan 03, 2013 06:04 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.
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A small nonprofit can be a global conversation: Heather Mansfield

Dec 27, 2012 11:50 AM 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.
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India will continue to do its best to assist Nepal: Pranab

Dec 27, 2012 06:31 AM It is in India's interest that Nepal progresses as a stable, secular, democratic republic, the Indian President, Pranab Mukherjee, said.
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Global interdependence deepening on social lines: UN

Dec 18, 2012 05:00 AM Global interdependence was deepening along economic, social, and environmental dimensions, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said.
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Bangladesh urges stronger aid coordination

Nov 06, 2012 04:57 AM The international community should strengthen its coordination with local humanitarian aid community in times of disaster, says the Government of Bangladesh.
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India, ASEAN parlays for cooperation in renewable energy

Nov 03, 2012 12:30 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.
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