Tag Archives: Millennium Development Goals

2015 Ecology

Climate Business In Belgium Klimaatzaak (Climate Business) was formed at the end of the year 2014 and includes artists, scientists and conservationists. With film director Nic Balthazar, Ignace Schops of the Regionaal Landschap Kempen and musician Stijn Meuris they have … Continue reading

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2015 Health and Welfare

Health resilience, climate risks and Sustainable Development Goals 2015, the year that still 400 million people do not have access to essential health services  — including family planning, antenatal care, skilled birth attendance, child immunization, antiretroviral therapy, tuberculosis treatment, and … Continue reading

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Summary for the year 2015 #1 Threat and fear

If one has to stick a label to the year 2015 can best hot labelled ‘Terror‘, or if you wish to give it a longer title “The Year of the ‘Fear of Islamic conquest.’” In the year that Mons, capital … Continue reading

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Gender equality and women’s rights in the post-2015 agenda

The OECD has recently released a new paper on gender equality and the post-2015 agenda, entitled “Gender equality and women’s rights in the post-2015 agenda: A foundation for sustainable development”. Read summary points below. • Gender equality and women’s rights … Continue reading

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Violence against disabled children

The life of children with disabilities is surrounded by stigma, discrimination, cultural  prejudices, ill- perceptions and shocking invisibility. Unfortunately, it is also dramatically marked by heightened risks of violence, neglect, injury and exploitation. When we do find, in 2000,  in … Continue reading

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Welfare state and Poverty in Flanders #2 First two decennia of 21st century

Poverty evolution in Flanders First two decennia of 21st century The poor and their representative organisations were actively involved in most of the theme groups, which were established for welfare, youth, culture and sports, housing, health, education, employment and social … Continue reading

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Millenniumdoestellen na te komen

De Millenniumdoelstellingen werden in 2000 vastgelegd in de Millenniumverklaring van de Verenigde Naties te New York. Ze zijn sindsdien door 190 Lidstaten onderschreven. Door ze te ondertekenen, hebben de Staten zich ertoe verbonden om tegen 2015 de acht Millenniumdoelstellingen te … Continue reading

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