In a recent opinion piece in the Financial Times, William Easterly argued that a rights-based approach to health care would favor the agendas of the rich and powerful, leaving the poor to die of neglected diseases. He then contends that holding ourselves to such unrealistically high standards would open the floodgates for unchecked spending, “since any of us could get healthier with more care.”… Continue
Added by Dr. Shariful Islam on November 10, 2010 at 2:49pm —
The International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth (IPC-IG)… Continue
Added by Fabio Fukuda on November 10, 2010 at 2:00pm —
As a result of the recent meeting
of the Steering Committee (SC) of the Task Team on South-South cooperation (TT-SSC) during the WP-EFF plenary in Paris, Indonesia was formally confirmed as the co-chair
of the TT-SSC. Mr. Tubagus Choesni
, head of the Management Team of Aid for Development Effectiveness… Continue
Added by Nils-Sjard Schulz on October 28, 2010 at 8:00am —
Development Outreach Magazine has published a special issue titled "South-South Opportunity
". This issue takes stock of new and existing models of Southern-led and Triangular cooperation and knowledge exchange. Articles present stakeholder perspectives on South-South cooperation from regional organizations, non governmental, and multilateral agencies. Many of the authors are active contributors to this site, including… Continue
Added by Aaron Leonard on October 21, 2010 at 9:37am —
The financial crisis and the shift toward a multi-polar economy is changing the way development aid is delivered. Aid no longer flows exclusively from North to South. New partnerships and players are
emerging. Donor and client governments, along with their constituents,
are demanding measurable results.
Join the conversation today featuring… Continue
Added by Aaron Leonard on October 8, 2010 at 10:36am —
Check out the latest edition of NORRAG NEWS, with articles on so called "new" or "emerging" providers of development assistance and SSC.
Below introduction is from the webpage:
NN44 - New Donors
THE BRAVE NEW WORLD OF “EMERGING”, “NON-DAC” DONORS AND THEIR DIFFERENCE FROM… Continue
Added by Penny Davies on October 6, 2010 at 3:42pm —
This post is a contribution to the discussion on emerging mechanisms for South-South knowledge exchange and mutual learning, which was started in the Roundtable on mechanisms during the… Continue
Added by Soe Lin on October 5, 2010 at 3:30pm —
The result from the recent survey on brokering mechanism
for South-South Cooperation indicates that there is a high potential for SSC initiatives. This is constrained by lack of knowledge on “how to”, availability of information, high cost of maintenance and weak institutional capacities. These constraints affect the level and quality of supply of demanded support that the recipient partners expect.
Added by Luke Mathew Wasonga on October 4, 2010 at 11:00am —
The right to health has been widely recognized by States and international organizations as basic human rights without which sustainable human development can not be achieved. States are responsible for the progressive realization of the rights to health. The development and service pattern of the health system have negative correlation with human rights and contributed to the underdevelopment of… Continue
Added by Dr. Shariful Islam on October 2, 2010 at 7:05pm —
The Special Unit for South-South Cooperation is seeking to recruit a Communications Consultant for 10 days to provide communication advisory role and technical support for Global South-South Development Expo 2010 to be held in Geneva, Switzerland from 22 to 26 November 2010 (for more details of the global event, please visit www.southsouthexpo.org
We are searching for someone who has solid experience in script writing of global events… Continue
Added by Aaron Leonard on September 22, 2010 at 10:04am —
I'd like to suggest all South-South initiative ning members who are attending the 2010 IMF-World Bank Annual Meetings posted a message in reply to this one. This is an attempt to facilitate networking during the days of the Meetings!
I'll be in Washington DC from Oct. 5 to Oct. 13. My e-mail address is email@example.com and I'll be representing ZGD (Brazil).
Added by Fabio Fukuda on September 20, 2010 at 5:00pm —
The Organization of American States (OAS), in its role as technical secretariat of the Inter-American Cooperation Network (CooperaNet), has committed to promoting the regional agenda for cooperation effectiveness in Latin America and the Caribbean.
The OAS is also acting as the regional platform of the Task Team on South-South cooperation (TT-SSC) in Latin America and the Caribbean.
This workshop serves as follow up to the Regional Dialogue on Cooperation Effectiveness in… Continue
Added by Emily Tangarife on September 17, 2010 at 9:44pm —
The Capacity Development Team of UNDP Regional Service Centre in Dakar is organizing the next West & Central Africa capacity development community of practice meeting scheduled in November 2010. The meeting is structured as a… Continue
Added by Jayne Musumba on September 17, 2010 at 4:47pm —
Added by Aaron Leonard on September 15, 2010 at 5:31pm —
The Ministry of Planning and Economic Affairs of Liberia is seeking the services of an Institutional Capacity Development Consultant, to provide technical expertise to: support the initial implementation of the National Capacity Development Strategy; support the operational scaling-up of the National Capacity Development Unit (NCDU); and underpin NCDU advisory services to government… Continue
Added by Jayne Musumba on September 15, 2010 at 11:48am —
UNDP, in partnership with Danida, launched the UN Procurement Capacity Development Centre (PCDC) in January 2008 in response to the growing demand for a resource centre to support procurement capacity development. With additional support from Ausaid, the PCDC will scale up its operations by expanding its advisory support and further enhancing its website.… Continue
Added by Jayne Musumba on September 15, 2010 at 11:45am —
While the discourse on South-South and triangular cooperation continues to inspire policy-makers around the world, recent analytical work is sprouting shoots of evidence and knowledge
. For example, the Task Team on South-South cooperation collected more than 110 case stories
on knowledge exchange and mutual learning, some of which will be fully developed… Continue
Added by Nils-Sjard Schulz on September 2, 2010 at 6:00pm —
In July the World Bank asked you what you think about the concept of a global brokering platform for South-South Cooperation. We received 97 responses to the online survey and conducted another 24 in-depth interviews with various practitioners and facilitators of SSC. All in all, respondents from 44 countries representing every continent and the following regions participated: Africa, Latin America… Continue
Added by Aaron Leonard on August 31, 2010 at 5:39pm —
The following reflections respond to an op ed written by Standford professor Joel Brinkley on the help to Haiti. In his article Mr. Brinkley argues that the Haitian government is so corrupt and ineffective that “If the world wants to help Haiti, aid officials should put aside that Paris Declaration on Aid Effectiveness. The donors should decide what… Continue
Added by Enrique Maruri on August 25, 2010 at 10:30am —
This position for curriculum development specialist will lead the design and development of an instructionally sound and engaging online Management for Development Results (MfDR) training course for UNDP staff members. The course will include content covering programme and project management; results based management, gender analysis, capacity development, and other core themes essential to MfDR. It is intended to strengthen the capacity of UNDP’s programme staff and selected national… Continue
Added by Jayne Musumba on August 19, 2010 at 11:08am —