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Plaidoyer pour une éducation inclusive pour tous

Posted on 07 February 2011 by admin

Par Koffigan E. Adigbli

Un enseignant dans une classe de fortune à  Madina  Daffé, un village de Casamance. Crédit: Mamadou Alpha Diallo/IRIN

Un enseignant dans une classe de fortune à Madina Daffé, un village de Casamance. Crédit: Mamadou Alpha Diallo/IRIN

DAKAR, 7 fév (IPS/TerraViva) – La Coalition en synergie des organisations de défense de l’école publique au Sénégal (COSYDEP) a tenu, mardi à Dakar, une rencontre sur l’éducation inclusive, soulignant l’urgence de garantir l’accessibilité de l’école pour tous les enfants du Sénégal et des pays en voie de développement. Continue Reading

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HAITI: January 12, 2011 and Us

Posted on 11 January 2011 by editor

Dark clouds from Hurricane Tomas, which buffeted Haiti in November, loom over a tent camp in Port-au-Prince. Credit:UN Photo/Logan Abassi

By Ericq Pierre*

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Jan 7, 2011 (IPS) – The anniversary of the earthquake is on Jan. 12. Never before had Haiti seen so many victims from a single catastrophe in so short a time. Never had Haitians experienced such solidarity, nor received so much attention from abroad and from the international community.
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Civil Society Watchdogs Crucial in New Global Order

Posted on 26 August 2010 by editor

By Beatrice Paez

MONTREAL, Canada, Aug 23, 2010 (IPS) – Six hundred delegates from more than 80 countries flocked to Montreal Aug. 20-23 for the CIVICUS World Assembly in search of innovative ways to approach global challenges like poverty and climate change. Continue Reading

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LABOUR-US: Domestic Workers Unite for Their Rights

Posted on 21 June 2010 by editor

Ephese, a Haitian immigrant, says she earned as little as 75 dollars for three full days of work. Credit:Hannah Rubenstein/IPS

By Hannah Rubenstein

NEW YORK, Jun 21, 2010 (IPS TerraViva) – Ephese speaks rapidly, her hands sweeping the air around her for emphasis. Peach-tipped fingernails come to rest momentarily on her peach-coloured skirt as she leans forward, eyes intent behind wire-rimmed glasses. Her French is direct; her words uncompromising.
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