All Blogposts Tagged 'poverty' (6)

Looking back at the TIS Talks webinar on Social Innovation

On August 16th, Christian Stenta, Communications and Engagement Leader of the The Australian Center for Social Innovation (TACSI) presented webinar 6 of the TIS Talks series organized…

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Added by Lize De Clercq on September 11, 2012 at 23:00 — No Comments

MDGs,,,, GOALs,,, TARGETs and MONITORs (INDICATORs) (6, 7, 8)

 

GOAL 6:  COMBAT HIV/AIDS, MALARIA AND OTHER DISEASES

http://www.un.org/millenniumgoals/aids.shtml

 

TARGETS

1. Halt and begin to reverse, by 2015, the spread of…

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Added by ahmed eisa on September 3, 2011 at 14:26 — No Comments

MDGs,,,, GOALs,,, TARGETs and MONITORs (INDICATORs) (3, 4, 5)

 

GOAL 3 Promote Gender Equality and Empower Women

http://www.un.org/millenniumgoals/gender.shtml

 TARGET

1. Eliminate gender disparity in primary and secondary education, preferably by 2005, and in all levels of education,…

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Added by ahmed eisa on September 3, 2011 at 14:16 — No Comments

MDGs,,,, GOALs,,, TARGETs and MONITORs (INDICATORs) (1, 2)

 

The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs)  are set to encourage development by improving social and economic conditions in the world's poorest countries. They are  originated from the Millennium Declaration set by the united nation in the Millennium Summit in 2000 where   united nation member states leaders ,  at least 23 international organizations, and representatives of 1,000  civil society organizations from more than 100 countries  adopted the declaration and agreed to achieve…

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Added by ahmed eisa on September 3, 2011 at 14:00 — No Comments

Can Technology End Poverty?

I would like to share an excellent piece by Kentaro Toyama (Microsoft Research) recently published, that I believe bring an important angle for self-reflection for the Telecentre community.
Enjoy: Kentaro Toyama: Can Technology End Poverty? <a href="http://www.bostonreview.net/BR35.6/toyama.php">http://www.bostonreview.net/BR35.6/toyama.php</a>;

Added by Miguel Raimilla on November 10, 2010 at 16:33 — 1 Comment

2010 - European Year for Combating Poverty and Social Exclusion



Telecentre-Europe is taking part in this initiative of the European Union.



Almost 80 million Europeans live at risk of poverty, which means they face insecurity, and go without what most people often take for granted. Living in poverty may result in a variety of problems, from not having enough money to spend on food and clothes to suffering poor housing conditions and even homelessness. Poverty also means…

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Added by Laurentiu Bunescu on February 23, 2010 at 13:15 — No Comments

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