Youth Call for ‘Change of Course’ to Solve Climate Crisis

By Isolda Agazzi

December 11: While world leaders were wrapping up the United Nations conference on climate change (COP 18) in Doha, Qatar this past weekend with the annual vague promise to tackle the enormous crises brought on by extreme weather and global warming, a delegation of youth gathered far from the high-level conference halls to say “no” to advocacy without action. Continue reading

Journée internationale de la jeune fille : en Afrique, 30 millions des filles ne vont pas à l’école

7 octobre 2012A l’occasion de la Journée internationale de la jeune fille qui sera lancée le 11 octobre prochain, Plan Guinée a organisé un déjeuner de presse à Conakry pour expliquer les raisons de cette célébration.  Concomitamment avec cette célébration, Plan international va lancer sa campagne mondiale dénommée « Parce que je suis une fille”.  Continue reading

A new UN aid strategy for Somalia

At the start of October, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization, World Food Program and UNICEF conducted a planning mission in Dolow, in Somalia’s southern Gedo region. The mission, which included meeting implementing partners and communities, is one of the many steps toward implementing the three UN agencies’ joint strategy to build resilience in Somalia, explains Elena Pasquini Continue reading

Let’s walk the walk towards making LDCs history, said Dr Arjun Karki of LDC Watch

Speaking at a meeting on UNCATD’s contribution to the Istanbul Programme of Action for LDCs this September, Arjun Karki, LDC Watch International Coordinator presented the NGO perspective Continue reading