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First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

World in a week: diplomats address rights in North Korea

Marzuki Darusman, Michael Donald Kirby and Sonja Biserko, members of the inquiry into rights the DPRK. Photograph: Cia Pak/Demotix/Corbis Good week for:Democracy, as , with voter turnout higher than in 2009.Justice, as charged with organising ethnic violence ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 1 reports

Security Insiders: Defense Budget Cuts Put the Military on a Dangerous Course

Soldiers are seen on a joint patrol with the Afghan National Army in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan.(Andrew Burton/)The planned budget cuts to the Pentagon's budget put the U.S. military on a dangerous course with too few resources to fight, a majority ... [Published National Journal - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 1 reports

Only 40 per cent of middle class has piped water connection: survey

Not all of the Indian middle class has access to all amenities yet. According to latest data from National Council for Applied Economic Research (NCAER), only 40 per cent of those in the middle class, comprising households with annual income above Rs. ... [Published The Hindu - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Mar 30 2014 - Updated Mar 30 2014 - 1 reports

Security Insiders: Putin Will Try to Seize More Territory Beyond Crimea

Russian President Vladimir Putin will try to seize more territory beyond Crimea, a slim 54 percent majority of National Journal's Security Insiders said."There is nothing about the international response so far to his actions in Crimea that would discourage ... [Published National Journal - Mar 30 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 1 reports

Update on the Congo

loading...Speaker: Jason Stearns, Director, Usalama Project, Rift Valley InstituteModerator: , Vice President, National Program & Outreach, March 26, 2014Jason Stearns, director of the Usalama project at the Rift Valley Institute, discusses the current ... [Published Council On Foreign Relations - Mar 27 2014]
First reported Mar 22 2014 - Updated Mar 22 2014 - 1 reports

Center for Global Development Visiting Fellow John Briscoe Awarded 2014 Stockholm Water Prize

WASHINGTON , March 21 -- The Center for Global Development issued the following news release: Center for Global Development visiting fellow and Harvard professor John Briscoe has been named the 2014 Stockholm Water Prize Laureate for his unparalleled ... [Published Water Environment Federation - Mar 22 2014]
First reported Mar 19 2014 - Updated Mar 20 2014 - 2 reports

Insiders to Obama: Send Military Aid to Ukraine

Ukrainian soldiers stand inside the gate of a Ukrainian military base as unidentified heavily armed soldiers stand outside in Crimea on March 3.(Sean Gallup/)Crimea all but belongs to Vladimir Putin now, and a nervous Ukraine is looking to the U.S. for ... [Published National Journal - Mar 20 2014]
First reported Mar 20 2014 - Updated Mar 20 2014 - 1 reports

William Easterly: divine right of kings is now development right of dictators | Claire Provost

William Easterly argues that those who want to do something about poverty should advocate for the rights of the poor. Photograph: Tony Karumba/AFP/The neglect of poor people's rights is "the moral tragedy of development today", argues the New York University ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Mar 20 2014]
First reported Mar 19 2014 - Updated Mar 19 2014 - 1 reports

Do trees grow on money? The problem of attribution

How can donors know if their aid is making a difference? This question is tougher than it seems. Attributing results to donor inputs seems straightforward if the donor pays for progress on a measurable outcome, as CGD has proposed for Cash on Delivery ... [Published Polity.org.za - Mar 19 2014]
First reported Mar 15 2014 - Updated Mar 15 2014 - 1 reports

IMF: Income disparity hurts economies

Senators extend jobless aid WASHINGTON -- A bipartisan group of senators ended a long-running election-season standoff and struck a compromise that would extend jobless benefits for 2 million Americans who have been out of work the longest, the lawmakers ... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Mar 15 2014]
First reported Mar 13 2014 - Updated Mar 14 2014 - 2 reports

IMF: Income disparity can hurt economies

WASHINGTON — The International Monetary Fund warned Thursday that wide income inequality can slow economic growth, and is proposing ways to reduce it.Its recommendations include: Raising property taxes. Taxing the rich more than others. Raising the eligibility ... [Published Columbian.com - Mar 14 2014]
First reported Mar 12 2014 - Updated Mar 12 2014 - 1 reports

Rebeca Grynspan: Keynote Speech at Oxford Forum for International Development on Tackling Global Poverty: Data, Policies, and Action

Tackling Global Poverty: Data, Policies, and ActionKeynote by Rebeca Grynspan at Oxford Forum for International DevelopmentI.   IntroductionThank you for inviting me to speak at the Oxford Forum for International Development. The title of my speech is ... [Published United Nations Development Program - Mar 12 2014]

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World in a week: diplomats address rights in No... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Apr 18 2014]
Security Insiders: Defense Budget Cuts Put the ... [Published National Journal - Apr 07 2014]
Only 40 per cent of middle class has piped wate... [Published The Hindu - Apr 04 2014]
Security Insiders: Putin Will Try to Seize More... [Published National Journal - Mar 30 2014]
Update on the Congo [Published Council On Foreign Relations - Mar 27 2014]
Center for Global Development Visiting Fellow J... [Published Water Environment Federation - Mar 22 2014]
Insiders to Obama: Send Military Aid to Ukraine [Published National Journal - Mar 20 2014]
William Easterly: divine right of kings is now ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Mar 20 2014]
Security Insiders: Obama Has No Leverage Over P... [Published National Journal - Mar 19 2014]
Do trees grow on money? The problem of attribution [Published Polity.org.za - Mar 19 2014]
IMF: Income disparity hurts economies [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Mar 15 2014]
IMF: Income disparity can hurt economies [Published Columbian.com - Mar 14 2014]
IMF urges rethink of tax systems to tackle ineq... [Published Deutsche Welle - Mar 13 2014]
Rebeca Grynspan: Keynote Speech at Oxford Forum... [Published United Nations Development Program - Mar 12 2014]
University of Pennsylvania Model United Nations... [Published Brookings: Latest From Brookings - Nov 15 2013]
Middle Classes in Socialist Cuba [Published Brookings Up Front - Nov 08 2013]
Breaking the Gridlock to Address the Biggest Gl... [Published Brookings: Latest From Brookings - Nov 05 2013]
Breaking the Gridlock to Address the Biggest Gl... [Published Brookings Upcoming Events - Oct 23 2013]
Does it take a village? [Published Bend Bulletin - Jul 14 2013]
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University of Pennsylvania Model United Nations... [Published Brookings: Latest From Brookings - Nov 15 2013]
Editor's Note: In an address at the 47th University of Pennsylvania Model United Nations Conference in Philadelphia, Lex Rieffel discusses democracy today and the global challenges we face. Bonjour, Namaste, Selamat Sore. Good evening to all of you, ...
Middle Classes in Socialist Cuba [Published Brookings Up Front - Nov 08 2013]
In the wake of the Cuban revolution, many middle class Cubans emigrated to the United States. But in the intervening decades, Cuba’s universal public education has spawned new middle classes, of government officials, professional engineers and accountants, ...
Breaking the Gridlock to Address the Biggest Gl... [Published Brookings: Latest From Brookings - Nov 05 2013]
Event Information November 5, 20134:00 PM - 5:30 PM EST Falk AuditoriumBrookings Institution1775 Massachusetts Avenue NWWashington, DC 20036 Register for the Event The increasing short-termism of modern politics and our collective inability to break ...
Breaking the Gridlock to Address the Biggest Gl... [Published Brookings Upcoming Events - Oct 23 2013]
Event Information November 5, 20134:00 PM - 5:30 PM EST Saul/Zilkha RoomsBrookings Institution1775 Massachusetts Avenue NWWashington, DC 20036 Register for the Event The increasing short-termism of modern politics and our collective inability to break ...
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