A Safe City - Dublin. Purple Flag | Anti-Social Behaviour | Working with Gardaí | Joint Policing Forum | Anti-Social Behaviour | Lobbying and Petitioning | Report a Crime It is vital that visitors, workers and shoppers feel the city centre is a pleasant place to spend time.
Dublin City Business Improvement District is committed to working with the Gardaí and other groups to ensure that the city centre is a safe place to socialise, shop and do business. In particular, we are focused upon the issue of anti-social behaviour and the way in which it impacts our members businesses and people visiting the city. The aim of Dublin City BID is to take positive practical steps to tackle this issue.
We urge our members to continue reporting any crimes or incidents of anti-social behaviour that they may witness or experience in their business or area. Cities, Design & Aid? 26/05/2011 at 9:36 am It might seem unusual for overseas aid agencies, but Dóchas – the Irish Association of Non-Governmental Development Organisations – is happy to endorse Dublin’s bid to become World Design Capital 2014.
Dublin 2012: Europe of Solidarity « alliances to fight poverty. Table of contents 1.
Alliances to fight poverty 2. Program of the Dublin seminar 3. 4. 120 million of Europeans are living in extreme poverty or insecurity. Social security is under pressure or threatened in all European countries. We need a social policy to reduce poverty. This is the basic idea of alliances for poverty reduction. ACW, the umbrella of the Flemish and Brussels Christian workers’ movement, and MOC, the umbrella of the Walloon and Brussels Christian workers movement , started 2 years ago to explore the idea of alliances against poverty.
The result was that we must invest in better and new ideas and good practices about a social future forEuropeand that we must invest in bringing together civil organizations, antipoverty organizations and trade unions. We discussed about the European fiscal policy, about common minimum wages and common social protection, about a better democratic European policy. World Alliance of Cities Against Poverty (WACAP) Compilation of photos, videos and quotes from WACAP8 City Awards (photos) In February 2013, the 8th WACAP Forum was held in Dublin, Ireland on the theme of Making Cities Smart, Safe and Sustainable.
The Forum explored the use of smart technologies and performance measurement systems that can contribute to sustainable development and the evolution of innovative city approaches to promote safety, with a key focus on poverty reduction. The event brought together over 500 high level delegates, including mayors, municipal civil servants, innovators at the forefront of developing smart technologies and police officials with civil society, women's organizations, and NGOs specialized in poverty reduction, safety, prevention and access to services.
Dublin to host 8th forum of cities against poverty. 01 Oct 2012 Cities can offer their citizens many social and economic benefits, but they can also become deep poverty traps, when not managed properly.
(Photo: Markus Schieder, Getty Images) Making Cities Smart, Safe and Sustainable to be key focus of the forum Geneva — On World Habitat Day, the United Nations Development Programme has announced the host city of WACAP8 will be Dublin, Ireland. The WACAP8 forum will take place on 20-21 February 2013. PIVOT Dublin. Poverty is urbanising and needs different thinking on development. The share of poverty in the developing world that is located in urban areas has jumped from 17% to 28% in the past 10 years.
The Famine Memorial and The World Poverty Stone - Dublin Docklands. The Famine Memorial 'Famine' (1997) was commissioned by Norma Smurfit and presented to the City of Dublin in 1997.
The sculpture is a commemorative work dedicated to those Irish people forced to emigrate during the 19th century Irish Famine. The bronze sculptures were designed and crafted by Dublin sculptor Rowan Gillespie and are located on Custom House Quay in Dublin's Docklands. Urban Poverty and Slum Upgrading - Urban Poverty: An Overview. Urban poverty is a multidimensional phenomenon.
The urban poor live with many deprivations. Their daily challenges may include: limited access to employment opportunities and income,inadequate and insecure housing and services,violent and unhealthy environments,little or no social protection mechanisms, andlimited access to adequate health and education opportunities. But urban poverty is not just a collection of characteristics, it is also a dynamic condition of vulnerability or susceptibility to risks.
In order to provide a richer understanding of urban poverty, this site presents these two analytical frameworks (i) a dynamic framework of poverty (vulnerability and asset ownership) and (ii) the multiple characteristics of poverty and its cumulative impacts. For the first time in history more than half the world’s people live in cities. The urban growth is attributed to both natural population growth, and rural to urban migration. Urban poverty: its challenges and characteristics. Urban poverty: its challenges and characteristics Posted on Updated on Poverty has many dimensions ranging from Income poverty, Education and health poverty, Tenure security, Financial Insecurity, Personal insecurity and social and political exclusion or dis-empowerment Entrapped in all of the above dimensions, we know that urban poverty is an ‘issue’ that needs to be addressed.
We also know that the development community needs to ‘tackle’ this issue together with the citizens, but we also know that this development community is struck with challenges in even ‘understanding’ urban poverty. Why Ireland invests in overseas aid. World Alliance of Cities Against Poverty, Dublin 2013. “Development programmes that work” – A short anthology of examples from research. “Development programmes that work” – A short anthology of examples from research 22/10/2012 at 4:43 pm By Ciara Aucoin, for Dóchas.
(See also this blog post: “Basing the Post-2015 Development Framework on Programmes That Work“)