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14 November 2003

New award to honour business efforts to eradicate poverty

Author: International Chamber of Commerce

Nominations are now being sought for the "World Business Awards in support of the Millennium Development Goals" - a joint initiative of ICC, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the International Business Leaders Forum (IBLF).

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1 October 2003

Rich countries should stop funding water privatisation by World Bank, urge over 100 NGOs worldwide

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1 October 2003

[PDF] Are the debates on water privatization missing the point? Experiences from Africa, Asia and Latin America

Author: Jessica Budds, doctoral candidate in Geography & Environment at Univ. of Oxford, & Gordon McGranahan, director of Human Settlements Programme, Intl. Institute for Environment & Development, in Environment & Urbanization journal

This paper has two principal aims: first, to unravel some of the arguments mobilized in the controversial privatization debate, and second, to review the scale and nature of private sector provision of water and sanitation in Africa, Asia and Latin...

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1 September 2003

The IMF and the Millennium Goals: Failing to deliver for low income countries

Author: Oxfam

The IMF needs to radically change the way it works in low income countries. It must finally move on from an outdated focus on exclusively short-term macro-stability and pessimism about aid to one based on long-term poverty needs and the MDGs ...

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1 October 2002

[PDF] Business partnerships at Johannesburg

Author: Annabel Short, in Ethical Corporation

At the World Summit on Sustainable Development, various interest groups were better at engaging with themselves than with each other...a small band of businesses at Johannesburg were striding out in front, others were more comfortable talking than...

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Article
30 October 2001

Humanising Globalisation: a Role for Human Rights

Author: Mary Robinson, UN HIgh Commissioner for Human Rights, speech to International Conference on Globalisation

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Article
19 September 2001

IMF Supports UN's Millennium Development Goals

Author: International Monetary Fund

International Monetary Fund Managing Director Horst Köhler today welcomed the United Nation's announcement of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), and called the goals an affirmation of the international community's commitment to free individuals...

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19 September 2001

World Bank Joins United Nations in Implementing Millennium Development Goals

Author: World Bank

Guide To Development In 21st Century:..."Rich countries must boost foreign aid to the developing world, remove barriers to the exports of developing countries, encourage private investment, and make the benefits of science and technology available to...

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29 January 2001

Info bill falls short of int'l standard [Ghana]

Author: Ama A.A. Baafi & Akwasi Fredua, Public Agenda [Ghana]

The Right to Information Coalition and its allies have called on Parliament to review the Right to Information (RTI) Bill, bring it in line with international standards and best practices and pass it into law in the shortest possible time. The call...

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16 January 2015

Tanzania: Kagem Mining’s initiatives aim to help alleviate poverty in local community, says CEO

Author: Maya Ntanda, Times of Zambia

"Kagem Mining pays over $35 in taxes", 15 Jan 2015...

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