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2014 Land and Poverty Conference: Integrating Land Governance into the Post-2015 Agenda

27 March 2014 | agriculture, gender, land governance, land rights, transparency

Every year the World Bank Conference on Land and Poverty brings together representatives from governments, civil society, academia, the development community, and the private sector to discuss issues...

How to Build Accountability in Fragile States? Some Lessons (and 2 New Jobs) from an Innovative Governance Programme

14 February 2014 | accountability, afghanistan, fragility, gender, governance, social contract, south-sudan

One of my favourite Oxfam programmes is called (rather arcanely) ‘Within and Without the State’(WWS). It is trying to build civil society and good governance in some pretty unpromising environments...

One Queen, Three recessions, Five Prime Ministers: 30 years of insight into a changing Britain

11 September 2013 | attitudes, data collection, europe and cis, gender, political attitudes, public sector, values

NatCen Social Research has today released its 30th British Social Attitudes Report, charting three decades of public views on British society, politics and morality.    RISE IN SUPPORT FOR WELFARE...

Vacancy l external consultant to support the updating of the OECD Development Centre’s Social Institutions and Gender Index (SIGI) (Deadline 21.08.2013)

13 August 2013 | asia pacific, gender, gender equality indices, global index, vacancy

The OECD Development Centre serves as an interface between OECD Member countries and emerging  and developing economies. Its central role is to contribute expert analysis to development policy  ...

To improve data collection, UN agrees on ground-breaking gender indicators

05 July 2013 | comparative indicators, gender, gender based violence, gender indicators, gender sensitive indicators, indicators

Data collection on social and economic development has come a long way, particularly since the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) — the eight anti-poverty goals internationally agreed upon more than...

Gender Database l Global Database of Quotas for Women

26 March 2013 | comparative indicators, electoral systems, gender, gender indicators, global initiative, quotas

  In liason International IDEA, Inter-Parliamentary Union and Stockholm University have developed a global database of quotas for women.   The Database reveals that the use of electoral...

Le Fond des Nations Unies pour la Démocratie invite les organisations de la société civile à poser sa candidature pour bénéficer d’une subvention (Date limite: 31.12.2012)

09 November 2012 | community, democratisation, economic opportunities, funding, gender, human rights, human-rights, media, opportunity, youth

  Le Fond des Nations Unies pour la Démocratie invite les organisations de la société civile à poser sa candidature afin de bénéficier d’une subvention pour des projets ayant pour but de faire...

Vacancies (UN Women): 3 consultancies on gender indicator and assessment methods, CLOSING Oct 17

17 October 2012 | gender, indicators, opportunity, vacancy

Applications close this Thursday (18 October) for consultants to prepare studies assessing feasibility and options of the 1325 indicators for voluntary reporting by Member States. Please share widely...

Blogpost: We want what the Ok Tedi women have!

10 October 2012 | asia pacific, extractive, gender, natural resources, papau new guinea, participatory mechanisms, women

When women from extractives communities all over PNG gathered to share their experiences at the last Women in Mining and Petroleum Conference in Madang, we were struck by how much they looked to one...

Data Gaps Hampering Efforts to Empower Women | Audit Profession News & Events

20 July 2012 | data, education, employment, gender, health, world bank

How many women in African countries use fertilizer to help grow their vegetables? It’s an important question in agriculture-dominant Africa, where many women are farmers—and where the targeting of...

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