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Global food governance – development dialogue paper no.7
Posted 21 days ago

‘Due to a lack of broad global governance structures for food security; food and agriculture is today largely managed by actors promoting a discourse of trade liberalisation and a “new green revolution”, which has many drawbacks, especially for small-scale farmers (smallholders)’, argues Josefin Smeds in this Paper. Many small-scale farmers and civil society actors offer…

Global food governance – Development Dialogue paper no.7
Inclusivity in Peacebuilding – Development Dialogue paper no.6
Posted 66 days ago

Do internationally supported peacebuilding initiatives manage to reach all of the people engaged in and affected by conflict? How can the international community move beyond token engagement of local stakeholders to support a peace that is genuinely locally owned and locally led? Without youth participation, information sharing, reconciliation and focus both on local and national…

Inclusivity in Peacebuilding – Development Dialogue paper no.6
Drivers or spoilers – What can we expect from the Private Sector?


Posted 90 days ago

In order to eradicate extreme poverty and ensure lasting and sustainable human development actors from all sectors need to cooperate and contribute. To fulfill the Post-2015 vision new partnerships – especially with the private sector – have been called for by both the High Level Panel and the UN Secretary General. It has however not…

Drivers or spoilers – What can we expect from the Private Sector?


Is the UN Development System Becoming Irrelevant?
Posted 124 days ago

The challenges described in development dialogue paper no.3, ‘UN Development at a Crossroads’, are elaborated further in this paper. One particular problem is the lack of a unifying paradigm consolidating the ideational and operational parts of the UN Development system. Human Development could have been such a paradigm but failed to achieve a universal status…

Is the UN Development  System Becoming Irrelevant? – Development Dialogue paper no.4
Universal Goals for national action <br />– Governance and Rule of Law as the foundation for human development
Posted 138 days ago

Watch video of this seminar now ›› There is a strong correlation between Rule of Law and the level of development in a society. Transparency, accountability and the rule of law are essential cornerstones in order for people to empower themselves and enable sustainable growth. Will the world’s leaders be ready to agree on universal…

Universal Goals for national action – Governance and Rule of Law as the foundation for human develop…
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Nya utvecklingsmålen: Gemensamma värderingar? Gemensamt ansvar?

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Public event: Wednesday, 23 April 2014 09.00-10.30
Medelhavsmuséet, Fredsgatan 2, Stockholm

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Vi närmar oss snabbt 2015 då FN:s medlemsländer ska formulera nya utvecklingsmål. Debatterna om vilka indikatorer och mål som ska inkluderas är många. Tiden börjar dessutom rinna ut för att få med alla önskemål och förhandlingarna i New York och på andra platser hårdnar. Speciellt frågan om för vem de nya utvecklingsmålen ska gälla är omstridd.

Hör statssekreterare Tanja Rasmusson från UD och FN:s Olav Kjørven bedöma utsikterna för gemensamma mål för världens utveckling.
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The youth bulge in a graying world – a demographic challenge?

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Public event: Friday, 7 March 2014 09.00-11.00
Medelhavsmuséet, Fredsgatan 2, Stockholm

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Today, half of the world’s population is under 25 years of age, while11% of the world’s population is aged 60 and over. The share of young and elderly will rise significantly by 2030, when the world’s population is estimated to reach 8 billion. There are concerns about the capacities of societies to address the challenges of this demographic shift. The crucial question is therefore- how can we prepare for this demographic challenge? How can access to education, employment, health care and basic social protection be secured for the young and the elderly?
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Staffan de Mistura delivered the Kofi Annan Lecture 2014 in Accra, Ghana

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Public event: Tuesday, 11 March 2014 10:00-12:00
Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Centre

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Dag Hammarskjöld Foundation, in collaboration with the Kofi Annan International Peace-keeping Training Centre in Ghana held the second annual Kofi Annan lecture on 11 March in Ghana. Ambassador Staffan de Mistura delivered the key note lecture, entitled "The UN, Peace and Security in Africa: Perspectives and Challenges."
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Inclusivity in Peacebuilding – Development Dialogue paper no.6

Development dialogue paper no.6 | February 2014
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Do internationally supported peacebuilding initiatives manage to reach all of the people engaged in and affected by conflict? How can the international community move beyond token engagement of local stakeholders to support a peace that is genuinely locally owned and locally led? Without youth participation, information sharing, reconciliation and focus both on local and national aspects, international peacebulding support is bound to fail. These are some of the preliminary findings of our first case studies on Somalia and Timor-Leste.
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Open Leadership – Development Dialogue paper no.5

Development dialogue paper no.5 | January 2014
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Jan Vandemoortele argues in development dialogue paper no.2 ‘Post-2015 – why another approach is needed’ that it is time for the UN to cut back on dialogue and focus the post-2015 consultations more directly towards a development agenda that is easy to communicate, implement and monitor. In this paper Jose Dallo advocates that continuous and inclusive dialogue can make the concept of the UN as a ‘dynamic instrument for an organised world community’ a reality. – Open dialogue, particularly at the national level, should continue until the end of 2015 and beyond.
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