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Center for Global Development (CGD)

Center for Global Development (CGD)

Media and Culture Journal M/C Journal was founded (as "M/C - A Journal of Media and Culture") in 1998 as a place of public intellectualism analysing and critiquing the meeting of media and culture. M/C Journal is a fully blind, peer-reviewed academic journal, but is also open to submissions and responses from anyone on the Internet. We take seriously the need to move ideas outward, so that our cultural debates may have some resonance with wider political and cultural interests. Each issue is organised around a one word theme (see our past issues), and is edited by one or two guest editors with a particular interest in that theme. Vol 23, No 1 (2020): dream Edited by Lorna Piatti-Farnell and Emerald L.

Microloans to Africa | Grow business through microfinance RBF Homepage | RBF Health Resilience: buzz word or useful concept? The currently fashionable term of ‘resilience’ is a positive antidote to the negative connotation of ‘vulnerability’ as it refers to the potential and capacities of each community. Nevertheless, the concept remains controversial. Everyone seems to have their own definition of ‘resilience’, and there is a risk that rather than bringing clarity, it will only bring confusion. In the last few years, there has been a growing number of disasters, often the consequence of “extreme climatic events”, be it violent hurricanes, large scale floods or repeated devastating droughts. In this context, integrating Disaster Risk Reduction, Climate Change Adaptation and Poverty Reduction initiatives under one umbrella seems a timely idea, in that it seeks to counter a fragmented, project-based approach. Not all of these approaches are equally successful.

Global Voices - Global Voices | Strengthening Governance Through Participation Connaître le Groupe ESFIN-IDES Urban Observatory | Viewing the Emergent City and Its People Our World Digitized: The Good, the Bad, the Ugly | MIT World La Nef .: Accueil :. Votre partenaire financier pour une économie plus humaine Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights Monitoring the economic, social and cultural rights The Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR) is the body of independent experts that monitors implementation of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights by its States parties. The Committee was established under ECOSOC Resolution 1985/17 of 28 May 1985 to carry out the monitoring functions assigned to the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) in Part IV of the Covenant. All States parties are obliged to submit regular reports to the Committee on how the rights are being implemented. In addition to the reporting procedure, the Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights , which entered into force on 5th May 2013, provides the Committee competence to receive and consider communications from individuals claiming that their rights under the Covenant have been violated.

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