Critique of MDGs by Actionaid International, 2005
An interview to Irfan Mufti, the Pakistani representative of the Global Call to action against poverty
Gcap: it is needed to mobilize the world’s peoples
An interview to Irfan Mufti, the Pakistani representative og the Global Call to action against poverty, the civil society movement which aims to struggle against poverty and inequality through campaining and citizen molititation.
by Michela Trigari AGENDA (www.agendanet.it)
Toward universal primary education: investments, incentives, and institutions
The Task Force on Education and Gender Equality argues that education has the potential to transform societies and to fully realize human capabilities,
to prepare workers to participate in the global economy, and to provide citizens with the tools for full engagement in public life.
The report lays out a clear vision of what will be required to achieve universal primary education in the developing world—specific actions to increase access and demand for education in combination with difficult but feasible improvements in the institutions of the education sector.
Nancy Birdsall, Ruth Levine, Amina Ibrahim
UN Millennium Project, Task Force on Education and Gender Equality
Education-complete.pdf 2.01 MB
Halving hunger: it can be done
In Halving Hunger: It Can Be Done, the Task Force on Hunger underscores that the goal to reduce hunger by half by 2015 is achievable with proven, effective, targeted interventions—a message that is shared in Investing in Development. Halving Hunger calls for concrete steps to reduce hunger across the world through actions in several key areas, including investments to improve the agricultural production of food-insecure farmers, improvements in the nutritional status of the chronically hungry and vulnerable, investments in productive safety nets, promotion of rural markets and off-farm employment to increase the incomes of the hungry, and restoration and conservation of natural resources essential for food security.
Pedro Sanchez, M.S. Swaminathan, Philip Dobie, Nalan Yuksel
UN Millennium Project, Task Force on Hunger, 2005
Hunger-lowres-complete.pdf 3.98 MB
“A cultural change is needed to eradicate poverty across the world”. According to Paolo Figini, professor of economic policy at the University of Bologna, “too much importance has been given to official development assistance, which has too often ended up in the hands of antidemocratic or semi-dictatorial governments.
By Michela Trigari
Statement of the italian coalition against poverty in preparation of the g8 summit 2008
The civil society organisations part of the Italian Coalition Against Poverty call on the Italian Government and the G8 countries, to respect the commitments taken at the international level and to strength the international credibility in establishing policies regarding the fight against poverty, climate change and the research of the solutions to the problems in the agenda aimed to achieve the Millennium Development Goals.