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Youthink! The aim of development is to help people become more productive and to improve the quality of life for individuals, families, communities and countries.
As people become more productive, countries are in a better position to trade with other countries, and more trade means more goods and services to continue improving living conditions. Reaching an acceptable standard of living for all people includes giving everyone access to the basics: Food Housing Jobs Health services Education Safety and security Development is a complex process. Countries must concurrently pay attention to social, economic, political, cultural and environmental issues to ensure that development is sustainable and beneficial to all. The resources below are intended to help students understand some of the issues that pair with development and help teachers explain these concepts in the classroom. Youthink Issue Briefs Teacher Modules. Complaints Choirs of the World : Home. The Study of Global Problems and the Culture of Capitalism. Mondialisation. Alternativas al neoliberalismo. Published on The Nation ( This article appeared in the April 1, 2013 edition of The Nation.
US-Style School Reform Goes South David Bacon | March 12, 2013Members of the National Union of Education Workers (SNTE) raise their fists during a protest march to commemorate National Teachers Day in Mexico City May 15, 2012. Thousands of teachers from the state of Oaxaca and Mexico City took part to protest against the mandatory evaluation tests for teachers and to demand the removal of their union leader Elba Esther Gordillo, according to local media. Reuters/Edgard Garrido Just weeks after taking office, Mexico’s new president, Enrique Peña Nieto, ordered the arrest of the country’s most powerful union leader, Elba Esther Gordillo.
The timing alone suggests a different interpretation. An anti-democratic union leader, Gordillo may well prove to be guilty of the charges leveled against her. Just months after Waiting for Superman hit US movie screens in 2010, ¡De Panzazo! FES Globalization - Office Geneva - Home. The Universal Periodic Review - Do Civil Society Organization-Suggested Recommendations Matter?
By Edward McMahon et al. The UPR is a process through which human rights policies are recommended by UN member states to the state under review. As a new element, Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) can submit their own views. This paper shows the considerable extent to which official UPR state recommendations do in fact reflect perspectives and topics addressed in recommendations of CSOs.
While these findings do not prove that CSO recommendations generate state recommendations, they do show that at least state recommendations encompass CSO recommendations to a significant extent. Published by: Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung November 2013 Download 01 to 4 April 2014, Geneva, Switzerland Seminar in cooperation with the WTO secretariat for economists and journalists specialized in commerce from Russia, Ukraine and Kazakhstan.
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