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Plane Carrying Aid Workers Goes Down In Congo

September 3, 2008 - 1:58am

By JEFFREY GETTLEMAN
Published: September 2, 2008

Pan-African Awards for Entrepreneurship in Education ($10,000 top prize)

September 1, 2008 - 3:17pm

The EDUCATING AFRICA Pan-African Awards for Entrepreneurship in Education 2008 seek to identify the very best organizations rising to the challenges of supporting education across Af

UN Calendar of World Days

September 1, 2008 - 2:51pm

Aid Workers maybe interested in the following calendar of international days - often a 'hook' to mount advocacy campaigns, etc.

January, 27 International Day of Commemoration in

Returnees from any mission - your opinions wanted

September 1, 2008 - 12:10pm

Any returnees:
I have been involved in aid work both as a field worker, project manager and more recently as a psychologist seeing people on their return from missions.

Change Management Challenges

September 1, 2008 - 4:48am

One of of the major issues that I have consistently faced in working abroad is how to make organizational change proceed as smoothly as possible.

Millions Are Displaced by Floods in India

August 30, 2008 - 1:54pm

By HEATHER TIMMONS and HARI KUMAR
Published: August 29, 2008

NEW DELHI — Millions of farmers and their families may be displaced for months after severe floods in northern India wiped out...

two recommendations regarding condoms

August 28, 2008 - 11:57am

(1) Condoms: international workshop report
International HIV/AIDS Alliance, 2006.

Polio resurfaces in region of Pakistan

July 17, 2008 - 5:37pm

The Associated Press is reporting that an eight-month-old Pakistani girl has tested positive for polio in an area where militants campaigned against vaccination, according to the World Health Organiza

DPI/NGO Conference: 3-5 September, Paris

July 2, 2008 - 11:30am

The 61st Annual Conference for Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) associated with the United Nations Department of Public Information (DPI), will be held in Paris at UNESCO Headquarters from Wednes

"1oooCommunities2" ("1000CommunitiesSquared")

June 22, 2008 - 8:57pm

The following is a description of a new resource—a document titled “1000Communities2”—which is now available for free at the website of The Interfaith Peacebuilding and Community Revitalizatio

Networking Locally

June 19, 2008 - 3:45am

Networking locally with local businesses, local offices of national or multi-national corporations, governments, aid agencies, local leadership, universities and others working in aid, relief and deve

Information Communication Technology (ICT)

June 19, 2008 - 3:21am

Information Communication Technologies (ICTs) include the Internet, computers, handheld devices, cell phones, wireless networks, and satellite networks.

MobileActive08 Call for Expertise

June 17, 2008 - 12:08pm

MobileActive08 Call for Expertise -- Seeking Mobile Innovators for Social Impact!

calming census fears in Liberia

March 25, 2008 - 2:35pm

Liberia tries pop song, billboards to calm census fears

Story Highlights
# Census workers chalking numbers on houses, huts, shacks stir suspicions

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