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for 2016-11

The Graduate Institute and Plan International Hosted a Debate for the International Day of the Girl

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09 Nov 2016

On the 11th October 2016, the event at Maison de la paix highlighted the challenges girls face regarding education, healthcare, child marriage, equal opportunity and sexual violence.

The AFD and Bpifrance Have Launched a Digital Innovation Competition

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09 Nov 2016

On the 11th October 2016, the AFD was annoucing the lauch of the competition "Digital Africa Start-up Challenge" open to African and French start-ups to promote the development of digital start-ups in Africa.

Projecting Progress: Are Cities on Track to Achieve the SDGs by 2030?

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08 Nov 2016

Overseas Development Institute (ODI); 2 reports + summary; Authors: Paula Lucci, Amina Khan, Christopher Hoy and Tanvi Bhatkal – Details for “Projecting Progress: Are Cities on Track to Achieve the SDGs by 2030?”

This report explores the scale of the challenge for 20 cities across the world to reach selected targets set out in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and makes recommendations.

Targets that are not on course to be met include ending child malnutrition, achieving full and productive female employment, access to adequate housing and access to drinking water and sanitation.

Toward a New Multilateralism

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01 Nov 2016

Dag Hammarskjoeld Foundation (DHF); Development Dialogue Paper no.20; Authors: Bruce Jenks and Homi Kharas – Details for “Toward a New Multilateralism”

This paper identifies some of the key characteristics of the emergence of a “new multilateralism”. It offers  practical recommendations on how to get the best out of the multilateral development system in an increasingly complex environment.

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