How the MDGs Could Curtail Development

Submitted by jcravens42 on November 3, 2007 - 5:18pm.

Some of the ways in which the MDGs are being pushed could actually limit development, says Inge Kaul, former director of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Office of Development Studies. Kaul was director of UNDP's Human Development Report Office from 1989 to mid-1995. She headed the organisation's Office of Development Studies (ODS) up to the end of 2005, and left UNDP in November 2006. She is now adjunct professor at the Hertie School of Governance in Berlin, and advisor to various multilateral agencies. She spoke to IPS European director Ramesh Jaura.
http://www.ipsnews.net/news.asp?idnews=39761

Submitted by jcravens42 on November 5, 2007 - 10:37am.

The Vol. 3, No. 11, November 2007 issue of the
Solidarity, Sustainability, and Non-Violence (SSNV) Research Newsletter
http://www.pelicanweb.org/solisustv03n11.html
has been posted. The focus this month is the question:

"IF NOT THE MDGs, THEN WHAT?"

Table of contents:

RESEARCH REPORT & MONTHLY DIGEST
1. Global News & Emerging Issues
2. Negative Assessments of the MDGs
3. Positive Assessments of the MDGs
4. Balanced Assessment of the MDGs
5. If Not the MDGs, Then What?
6. Current Research on the MDGs
7. Web Resources & Links Database
8. Prayer, Study, and Action
9. Links to Archived Newsletters

INVITED PAPER
Eco-Humanism and Popular System Dynamics as Preconditions for
Sustainable Development, by Leslaw Michnowski.
http://pelicanweb.org/solisustv03n11michnowski.html

SSNV Newsletter ~ http://pelicanweb.org/solisust.html

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