LIVE 29 October: Jens Martens on the end of the donor-recipient era

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Filed under: Development Poverty Social inclusion

Old development strategies which starkly divided the world into rich and poor are slowly fading away. Middle-income countries are a good example of this trend – often acting as both donors and recipients of development aid at the same time. Does the traditional division of the world into ‘developed’ and ‘developing countries’ at all reflect… Read more »

Game changer: Five things we learned playing Youth@Work in Moldova

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Filed under: Development 2.0 Social inclusion Social innovation

The three exciting weeks of playing Youth@Work on Community PlanIt are over. The awards have found their winners and we are in the process of analyzing the results. We at UNDP, the Engagement Lab at Emerson College, and National Council of Youth from Moldova, have been hard at work for the past five months, designing and implementing… Read more »

What is human development? An animated look at Kosovo*

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Filed under: Development Governance Social inclusion

Kosovo has maintained a steady 15 years of peace and stability and is now in the midst of further development. However, a great deal of work remains in getting politicians in charge to support evidence-based policymaking: Its implementation is crucial for Kosovo and its aspirations to join the European Union in the future. But how do we… Read more »