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aid worker diary: Mapping Bolivia's floods

December 16, 2008 - 11:23am

AID WORKER DIARY: Mapping Bolivia's floods
28 Jan 2008 14:55:00 GMT

Tags: Flood Maps

Wikipedia & aid, relief, humanitarian and development subjects

December 16, 2008 - 9:34am

I don't want to steer anyone away from the AWN advice pages as far as contributing material to help aid workers in their work (more contributors are w

2009: International Year of...

December 15, 2008 - 8:55pm

The UN General Assembly and various UN agencies give each year several "international year of" designations.

what do you want out of a 'Humanitarianism and Conflict' certificate?

December 11, 2008 - 7:44pm

Oxford Brookes University and Université de Paris XII Val de Marne are interested in providing a new Postgraduate Certificate award in 'Humanitarianism and Conflict' which would be studied by Distanc

Statement from Accra International Women’s Forum

December 10, 2008 - 12:17pm

In August 2008, more than 200 women’s rights organizations, women’s empowerment organisations, gender advocates and experts from all regions of the world attended the Accra International Women’s

are you at the GFMD Conference? or did you go?

December 9, 2008 - 4:10pm

Some 500 media experts from over 100 countries are attending the 2nd Global Forum for Media Development (GFMD) in Athens.

partnerships, coordination & info-sharing with other aid players

December 8, 2008 - 1:21pm

There are several AWN advice pages set up to offer specific advice on networking, partnering and coordinating with different players in aid and develo

Gunmen launch yet another attack on aid workers in Darfur

December 5, 2008 - 3:49pm

Two gunmen equipped with AK-47 assault rifles and a hand grenade stopped a humanitarian convoy in Sudan’s war-ravaged Darfur region on December 4, beat up the aid workers and stole money in the late

Tags: Security

Gender-Sensitive Migration Policy: Best Practices

December 5, 2008 - 3:35pm

"Creating Gender-Sensitive Migration Policy: Best Practices and Lessons Learned"

Act today; deadline tomorrow to vote for in USAID online project

December 4, 2008 - 6:26pm

The Global Development Commons is asking for people to vote online for the most useful mobile tools that have been proposed for enhancing international development through the USAID Development 2.0 Ch

People with disabilities must play role in development

December 4, 2008 - 9:33am

Noting that 80 percent of those with different abilities live in developing nations, UN chief Ban Ki-moon has highlighted the important role that can be played by people with disabilities in fighting

Tags: Disability

Demographic Factors Influence Infrastructure Demand (event)

December 3, 2008 - 5:51pm

Event in Washington, DC, USA
Monday, December 15, 2008

As part of the series on "Demographics and Development in the 21st Century," Center for Global Development presents

Who Are You?

December 3, 2008 - 3:54pm

You can easily share who you are with other AWN members via the AWN web site, even if you don't post to the AWN forum.

-- log in to the AWN web site

How to find a job in aid and humanitarian work

December 3, 2008 - 10:49am

A reminder that the Aid Workers Network hosts a series of advice pages written by AWN members, and among these is a very detailed page on

attacks and threats against local health workers in Afghanistan

December 2, 2008 - 11:05am

Afghanistan has one of the worst infant and maternal mortality figures in the world.

Afghan UN employee killeda

December 1, 2008 - 8:49am

Kabul, Nov 30: An Afghan woman employee of the UN has been killed in eastern Afghanistan, according to newswires.

Tags: Security

Consultations to Improve the World Bank Website

November 27, 2008 - 2:21pm

The Bank is soliciting a wide variety of inputs to inform the future direction of its Website.

Doha Civil Society Forum update

November 27, 2008 - 1:56pm

Please find below some of the latest information posted on UN Non-Governmental Liaison Service (NGLS)' special web site dedicated to the International Review

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