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Q&A: Busan Beckons With New Promise

Posted on 22 November 2011 by admin

Sanjay Suri interviews BRIAN ATWOOD, chair of the Development Assistance Committee at OECD

LONDON, Nov 22, 2011 (IPS) – For a start, stop calling it “aid”, Brian Atwood, chair of the Development Assistance Committee at the OECD, tells IPS.

The aid effectiveness summit in Busan next week may move the dialogue further through the language of “development cooperation” instead, Atwood says. There could be a lot in a name here; it may signify the strengthening of a different way of partnering development. Continue Reading

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COLUMNA: Mejor ayuda es mejor desarrollo

Posted on 01 November 2011 by admin

Por Brian Atwood y Jeremy Hobbs*

Cargando con el desarrollo Crédito: Claudius/IPS

Cargando con el desarrollo Crédito: Claudius/IPS

PARÍS, 1 nov (IPS) – Oxfam y los principales donantes que integran la ComisiĂłn de Asistencia al Desarrollo de la OCDE estĂĄn a menudo en posiciones opuestas. Sin embargo, ahora coincidimos en el empeño de asegurar una ayuda efectiva que saque a la gente de la pobreza.

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OP-ED: Better Aid Means Better Development

Posted on 01 November 2011 by admin

By Brian Atwood and Jeremy Hobbs*

Cargando con el desarrollo Crédito: Claudius/IPS

Credit: Claudius/IPS

PARIS, Nov 1 (IPS) – Oxfam and major aid donors of the OECD’s Development Assistance Committee (the DAC) are often on opposite sides of the fence. Today though, we are on the same side —making sure that effective aid lifts people out of poverty.

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Nueva arquitectura de asistencia puede nacer en Busan

Posted on 05 October 2011 by admin

Laura LĂłpez GonzĂĄlez entrevista a TONY TUJAN, de IBON International

Tony Tujan, director of IBON International. / Credit:CIVICUS
Tony Tujan, director de IBON International.
CreditĂł: CIVICUS

MONTREAL, CanadĂĄ, oct (IPS) – La asistencia al desarrollo requiere “una agenda fuerte que apunte a los resultados, pero que estĂ© basada en los derechos humanos”, dijo a IPS el activista Tony Tujan.

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Q&A: Carving Out a New Aid Order at Busan

Posted on 04 October 2011 by admin

Laura Lopez Gonzalez interviews TONY TUJAN, director of IBON International, on the upcoming high-level forum on Aid Effectiveness

MONTREAL, Canada, Oct 4, 2011 (IPS) – Busan represents the possibility of an aid revolution – a time in history where an encompassing, inclusive aid framework may be possible. This is according to Tony Tujan, director of IBON International, a capacity development non- governmental organisation.

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Q&A: “Donor Base for UN Women Continues to Widen”

Posted on 18 August 2011 by admin

Sunaina Perera interviews LAKSHMI PURI, Deputy Executive Director of UN Women

Lakshmi Puri

Lakshmi Puri. Credit: Courtesy of UN Women

UNITED NATIONS, Aug 18, 2011 (IPS) – The donor base for UN Women has expanded to 95 countries since the new United Nations entity was launched at the start of this year, according to Lakshmi Puri, the assistant secretary-general and deputy executive director of UN Women. Continue Reading

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