International, Foreign Affairs & National Security, General/Other News
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In an interview with Slate magazine, Zambian-born, Oxford-educated international economist, Dambisa Moyo contends that the international aid model is broken and that aid programs actually leave...more
Craig Dearden-Phillips, who writes for The Guardian, attended a a conference in Moscow.
Craig explains that the social innovations conference is an eye-opener. He dishes out three points he has...more
Crowdfunding is seen as a fuel for economic development for people in Africa to fund their business ventures and creative projects.
A bottom-up approach to funding, crowdfunding is especially...more
In Politics of Post-Civil Society: Contemporary History of Political Movements in India, Ajay Gudavarthy takes a stab to chart the discourse and politics of contemporary political movements in...more
A recent report stated that Myanmar President, U Thein Sein, has outlined the crucial role that different civil society organizations play in the political development of his country.
Civil society leaders are gearing up for equitable development while the United Nations is working on a scheme to succeed the Millennium Development Goals beyond 2015.
During a recent meeting on...more
The Department of Social Welfare and Development in Central Visayas (DSWD-7) assembled civil society organizations (CSOs) in the Philippines at the Cebu Grand Hotel for the government agency's...more
More than 200 girls who were captured are still missing after Islamists militants have orchestrated a mass kidnapping in the Nigerian state of Borno.
The kidnappings and the limited efforts to...more
Fazila Farouk of South African Civil Society Information Service (SACSIS) in Johannesburg speaks to Piroshaw Camay, executive director of the Co-operative for Research and Education, about the scope...more