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Co-authored with Ferdinand Francken, LEAD programme Coordinator, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

The economic perspectives of young people in many developing countries are extremely poor, and unemployment rates staggering high. Even when jobs are available,...

As Hivos, we fully believe that freedom of expression and the media is a basic requirement for citizens to stay informed, express an opinion and become civically involved in society. Across the globe, the...

How often can you say you’ve attended a ‘historic event’? Not too often, but I think the consultation of - here’s a mouthful -  the Independent Expert on Protection against Violence and...

Above: Official signing of the MoU between Hivos, KNCV and the DOH; in presence of Dutch Amb Marion Derckx / Credit: Andre Villanueva from KNCV

As programme officer for the Hivos HIV & Human...

 

“There is no abstract mass of Lebanese citizens; there are Lebanese male citizens and Lebanese female citizens.” - May Mikdashi, “A Legal Guide to being a Lebanese Woman

Why Lebanon?

Lebanon...

Baca postingan blog dalam Bahasa Indonesia

“If you want to see how 100% renewable energy has been put into practice in the field, please take a look yourself in my village in...

Latin America is suffering from an epidemic. It seems very contagious, but it does not affect the entire population equally. Neither water nor air borne - it is basically unpredictable. We are talking about...

(Note: the Green Climate Fund Board is meeting from 12 – 14 October 2016 Quito, Ecuador)

Sulis Setiawati plucks some fresh vegetables from a field and smiles: “Thanks to the solar irrigation,...

The fact our planet’s climate has been affected beyond repair by human intervention is one of the most thoroughly researched and well-established scientific findings of all time. If we are to even partially avoid...

Bringing together thinkers and creative doers from throughout the world: that is what Hivos, Baltan Laboratories and Dutch Design Week's Age of Wonderland programme does. The aim of Age of Wonderland at the Dutch Design Week is...

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