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... provides excellent insights into the nature of poverty. The above country notes highlight that national
and international donors need to prioritize different development issues according to ...
Whither China's economy?
... than ever. The China bears argue that the 2008-2009 stimulus in response to the global financial crisis provoked a property bubble and inflation, created loads of debt (especially for local
Youth and development in Asia
... politically untenable in the long run. Asia's
need to take their youth much more seriously, to exploit their potential as a source prosperity, poverty reduction, stability and positive change ...
Gender equality and development
... while gender equality should be a developmental goal in itself, it can also provide a boost to economic growth. So there are policy actions which national
and the international community ...
Asia’s Development and the Leadership Issue
... corresponding improvements in 'hard' and 'soft' infrastructure at each level”. Along this process - Lin argues - the
should put in place policies aimed at “facilitating industrial upgrading ...
Human dignity, water and revolutions in Africa
... educated and better connected and have higher expectations of their
and leaders than do their parents. Meeting those expectations will, to a large extent, rest on access to water. Given the ...
Central Asia Update
... Uzbekistan. Lack of cooperation among countries in solving common problems, political distrust among
undermines the real potential of the region for prosperous development. We know the ...
2012 -- a time to prepare for the long haul
... the euro zone descended into turmoil. At first, the case of Greece seemed trivial -- it is after all a tiny economy. But euro
bumbled in their response, and markets progressively focussed ...
Australia to the UN Security Council?
... Keating Labor
from 1983 to 1996 brought a renewed period of activism including: helping to create APEC, and finalise the Uruguay Round trade negotiations; working against chemical and nuclear ...
New global thinking needed
(Panorama/Change and innovation)
, interest groups, or private corporations or constituted as independent nongovernmental organizations (NGOs). Participation in think tank activities can also address the "participation gap", ...
Inequality just keeps on rising
... According to the normally staid OECD,
must act quickly to tackle inequality because the gap between rich and poor in OECD countries has reached its highest level for the past half century. Indeed, ...
Birth of CELAC, a new regional body
... President Roussef. The presence of high profile politicians, representatives of both socialist and conservative
, highlights the significance of the initiative on a regional level. Only the ...
China's rebalancing imperative
... also fuels corruption. The stimulus also provoked a real estate bubble. It has left many provincial
and the big banks which large debts. Recognizing the overheating and inflation, the government ...
Global education in Japan
... of civil society organizations which undertake advocacy activities to lobby
on their topics of interest or undertake operational activities especially for disaster relief or economic development. ...
Thought leadership for Australia
... and Hawke/Keating
than it does to the current government which journalist Ross Gittins has described as "terminally incompetent". Budget surpluses of previous
provided the firepower ...
Kazakhstan and China
... not just with a massive source of income, but also with a powerful alternative to Russia as a transit country, increasing the political manoeuvring space of the Central Asian
. Astana is fully ...
... of religion, and the freedom of citizens to choose their own leaders. ... History is on the side of the free -- free societies, free
, free economies, free people. And the future belongs ...
Stiglitz, the film
... globalization game. Indian farmers are prevented from exploiting their comparative advantage in agriculture by US and European
who subsidize their farmers. Ecuador is our next port of ...
Globalization -- why it worries me
... are transited through tax havens; and human trafficking and smuggling for sexual and other exploitation. The fundamental problem in all of this is governance. Our national
are not doing ...
America's debt crisis -- making sense of the debate
... returns. But
can also accumulate future liabilities. In all of our ageing societies,
are building up pension and health care liabilities. For this reason, many argue that our ...