All posts tagged "Policy & Governance"

  • Netherlands encouraged to coordinate reforms for economic growth

    The economic outlook for the Netherlands looks promising, but work needs to be done by its government to coordinate reforms and boost growth in the country. That’s the verdict of

    • Posted April 28, 2014
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  • Government of Peru arrests 28 terror suspects

    The government of Peru has arrested 28 leaders and members of a front organisation for the Shining Path terrorist group. The arrests came after a concerted effort to track down

    • Posted April 25, 2014
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  • The health of the health service

    Is the UK’s NHS at breaking point? A new report suggests it might be, as Tim Gibson explains For many, it is the jewel in the crown of the UK

    • Posted April 25, 2014
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  • Columbia urged to consider environment and economy

    The OECD has urged the government of Columbia to steer economic development in an “environmentally sustainable and socially equitable direction.” In its first ever ‘Environmental Performance Review of Columbia’, the

    • Posted April 16, 2014
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  • Understanding choices, shaping citizens

    How do governments help citizens make better choices? Behavioural insights can help, as Graham Scott discovers If there’s one thing that can be said with certainty about human beings, it

    • Posted April 13, 2014
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  • UN Commission calls for increased gender equality

    The 58th session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women ended in New York with a strong call to prioritise gender equality and the human rights of women.

    • Posted April 13, 2014
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  • Figures reveal success of small nations

    While larger countries naturally get most of the airtime, small developed countries have done disproportionately well over the last few decades. How they continue this successful trend in a world

    • Posted April 13, 2014
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  • Spain suspends sales of riot gear to Venezuela

    Spain has suspended sales of riot gear to the Venezuelan government after public demonstrations in the country resulted in the death of 39 citizens, and caused injury to 600 more.

    • Posted April 13, 2014
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  • Initiative argues the case for rights-centred development

    An initiative that aims to integrate human rights with sustainable development policies has issued a statement to inform the next stage of the UN’s Millennium Development Goals. The Righting Finance

    • Posted April 13, 2014
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  • Study shows limitations of subsidy cuts post-Arab Spring

    A study by the Arab NGO Network for Development shows the limited success of IMF recommendations in safeguarding the economies of transitioning Arab countries. The report was produced in collaboration

    • Posted April 13, 2014
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