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Artisanal Mining, Property Rights, and Development
 
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On Tuesday, December 13 at 10 am EST, join USAID LandLinks and leading experts in artisanal mining for an interactive online discussion about the challenges faced by small-scale and artisanal miners around the world, as well as emerging lessons from global development programs that work with artisanal mining communities across different sectors. Connect on Twitter using the hashtag #ArtisanalMining.
Opportunities in Afghanistan
 
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The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) is actively recruiting experienced officers to serve in Afghanistan. These are non-career Foreign Service Limited Appointments, for up to five years, requiring: - Eight years of relevant experience, four of which must be overseas - Bachelor's degree or higher - U.S. citizenship For more information go to http://afghanistan.usaid.gov/en/Jobs.aspx
Views: 1886 USAID Video
Panel: Power Africa: Partnerships as a Source of Power
 
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White House Summit on Global Development - July 20, 2016 Two out of three people in sub-Saharan Africa do not have access to electricity, severely limiting access to quality health care, education, and economic opportunities for more than 600 million people. To help overcome this challenge, President Obama launched Power Africa in 2013 to double access to energy in sub-Saharan Africa. The United States' initial $7 billion commitment has leveraged nearly $43 billion in commitments from the public and private sectors, including more than $31 billion in commitments from private sector partners. With Power Africa support, transactions are expected to generate more than 4,600 MW have reached financial closure, putting us on course to increasing access to energy by 30,000 megawatts and add 60 million new electrical connections by 2030.
Views: 1026 USAID Video
UN OCHA head visits displaced camps in Sudan's South Kordofan
 
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The head of UN humanitarian affairs Mark Lowcock visits the Murta and Kulba camps for displaced people in Kadugli in Sudan's South Kordofan, visiting projects supported by the UN and meeting residents.
Views: 3192 AFP news agency
Joaquim Chissano Discusses the Development of Agriculture and Agroindustry in Mozambique
 
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Joaquim Alberto Chissano, former President of the Republic of Mozambique, shares his vision for the development of agriculture and agroindustry in the country. "My vision is that we need to provide more training to people, in order to be able to make use of more sustainable ways of doing agriculture. Also, the Government, and all those who can work with it, whether technically or financially, should create the infrastructure and bring in the necessary equipment, so that there's less of a need to develop new areas for agriculture, but improve existing areas instead. In other words, being able to produce more crops in a small space - either cash crops or food crops. This can be achieved through training, or with the necessary equipment and technology", says Joaquim Chissano. "Training comes first, not just in terms of how you till the land (i.e. zero tilling, organic fertilisers, etc.), but also in terms of management, which allows people to become richer from what they do and then enables them to go from subsistence farming to commercial farming, while also introducing the processing element, as the only way one can increase one's revenue in agriculture. It's vital to add value to your products, through processing, together with creating a good market. The goal, therefore, is to improve the capacity of both small and medium-scale farmers to achieve it, thus becoming a cornerstone for development, as per the wishes of the Government’s programme: reclaiming agriculture and turning it into a foundation for development. All of these things must come together", he adds. "It's not easy to train engineers in agronomy and then have them come out and wait to be employed by the State. This is not enough. The State should certainly employ a few of them, in order to train those who are on the field, i.e. both small and medium-scale farmers, or even some large-scale farmers who may not be doing things correctly. I'm not mentioning bigger farmers, because I'm assuming that when they become big, they know what to do, in order to attain higher revenue or profit", he concludes. Full interview: http://www.marcopolis.net/africa-interview-with-president-joaquim-chissano-of-mozambique.htm
Views: 50 Marcopolis Net
How Big Oil Conquered the World
 
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TRANSCRIPT AND SOURCES: https://www.corbettreport.com/?p=16888 From farm to pharmaceutical, diesel truck to dinner plate, pipeline to plastic product, it is impossible to think of an area of our modern-day lives that is not affected by the oil industry. The story of oil is the story of the modern world. And this is the story of those who helped shape that world, and how the oil-igarchy they created is on the verge of monopolizing life itself.
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Lori Martin and Officers
 
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Paper and Pen with Officers in cooperative. America's Largest Deaf News. This video is signed in American Sign Language. No subtitles & voice. Produced by www.DeafNewspaper.com
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Land Grabbing in Uganda FIAN Press Conference Vienna
 
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Vienna, November 28, 2011 Press Conference with Peter Kayiira ( Wake up and Fight for Your Rights, Uganda), Ralf Leonhard (Author of Dossier " Land Grabbing Uganda", Hartwig Kirner (Fairtrade Austria, Moderation). Coffe to Go! Land Grabbing in Uganda. Landnahme in Uganda- Auf dem Prüfstein des Rechts auf Nahrung. Video: English. ATTAC, FAIRTRADE, VIA CAMPESINA, FIAN. www.fian.at
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On the Trail of Fairtrade Cotton, 2013
 
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Come with us on a journey to the heart of Senegal’s cotton country. Cotton is the main cash crop for the locals here and a vital source of income. As we drive by, women are hand-picking cotton on small, non-irrigated family plots. Follow along from the capital, Dakar, as we head 650 kilometres to Senegal’s cotton basin, a poor region cut off from the rest of the world. From humble beginnings, many farmers are now Fairtrade certified… and reaping the benefits. Listen to cotton farmers talk about the concrete benefits Fairtrade has brought to their communities. But also about the challenges they are facing. Film produced in part thanks to the support of the European Union.
Views: 59 Fairtrade America
What does it mean to be a citizen of the world? | Hugh Evans
 
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Hugh Evans started a movement that mobilizes "global citizens," people who self-identify first and foremost not as members of a state, nation or tribe but as members of the human race. In this uplifting and personal talk, learn more about how this new understanding of our place in the world is galvanizing people to take action in the fights against extreme poverty, climate change, gender inequality and more. "These are ultimately global issues," Evans says, "and they can ultimately only be solved by global citizens demanding global solutions from their leaders." TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world's leading thinkers and doers give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes (or less). Look for talks on Technology, Entertainment and Design -- plus science, business, global issues, the arts and much more. Find closed captions and translated subtitles in many languages at http://www.ted.com/translate Follow TED news on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/tednews Like TED on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TED Subscribe to our channel: http://www.youtube.com/user/TEDtalksDirector
Views: 163886 TED
Environmental Sustainability in Africa
 
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This webinar is second in a series developed by the International Support Network for African Development (ISNAD) for the Mentoring Research Program (MRP). The panelist examines the current state and future opportunities of environmental sustainability in Africa. Panelist: Dr. Juliette Biao Koudenoukpo, UN Environment Director and Regional Representative for Africa
CSULB International Affairs Symposium
 
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Alfred Nakatsuma from USAID speaks on the rewards of working abroad. Dr. Paul Laris, Terrence Graham, Dr. Norman Stoltz Chinchilla & Dr. Richard M. Marcus field questions from the audience.
Views: 443 Beach TV CSULB
Road Harassment / Les Tracasseries sur la Route
 
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USAID's Agribusiness and Trade Promotion projects recently interviewed dozens of West Africans working to make regional trade happen. Here, they describe the challenges they face in trading staple crops and livestock across borders, in particular those related to road harassment. Pour les projets Agribusiness and Trade Promotion de l'USAID, ont récemment été interviewés des dizaines d'Ouest-Africains travaillant dans le commerce régional. Ici, ils décrivent les défis auxquels ils sont confrontés dans le commerce des produits agricoles de base et du bétail au travers des frontières, en particulier en rapport avec les tracasseries sur la route.
Views: 130 AgriBiz Ghana
Solomon S Peters - Community Forestry Development Committee - Liberia
 
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Short profile of the work carried out by community organisations in Liberia as part of the Making the Forest Sector Transparent programme.
Views: 122 GlobalWitness
'War by Other Means: Geoeconomics and Statecraft'
 
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Robert D. Blackwill and Jennifer M. Harris discuss War by Other Means, their new book on why the United States must strategically integrate economic and financial instruments into its foreign policy or risk losing ground as a world power. Speakers: Robert D. Blackwill, Henry A. Kissinger Senior Fellow for U.S. Foreign Policy, Council on Foreign Relations Jennifer M. Harris, Senior Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations Presider: James M. Lindsay, Senior Vice President, Director of Studies, and Maurice R. Greenberg Chair, Council on Foreign Relations
Myriam Sidibe: The simple power of handwashing
 
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Myriam Sidibe is a warrior in the fight against childhood disease. Her weapon of choice? A bar of soap. For cost-effective prevention against sickness, it’s hard to beat soapy handwashing, which cuts down risk of pneumonia, diarrhea, cholera and worse. Sidibe, a public-health expert, makes a smart case for public-private partnerships to promote clean hands — and local, sustainable entrepreneurship. TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world's leading thinkers and doers give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes (or less). Look for talks on Technology, Entertainment and Design -- plus science, business, global issues, the arts and much more. Find closed captions and translated subtitles in many languages at http://www.ted.com/translate Follow TED news on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/tednews Like TED on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TED Subscribe to our channel: http://www.youtube.com/user/TEDtalksDirector
Views: 87229 TED
The President’s Advisory Council on Doing Business in Africa Part 2
 
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President Obama’s Advisory Council on Doing Business in Africa meets at the White House. October 14, 2015.
Views: 1000 The Obama White House
Secretary Clinton Delivers Remarks on Human Rights
 
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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton delivers remarks entitled "Frontlines and Frontiers: Making Human Rights a Human Reality" in Dublin, Ireland on December 6, 2012. A text transcript can be found at http://www.state.gov/secretary/rm/2012/12/201618.htm.
Human Capital
 
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Microfinance School How can poor get out of poverty? This is their daily survival question. Through six short documentary films you will meet poor in Bolivia, Mali, Uganda and Bangladesh that try to obtain a better life through microfinance. Some manage. Some fall into debt. There is no magical solution, only hard work. The films will put what you learn from the news into a broader context.
Views: 120 COAST Trust
9 Soldiers KIA: Defense Briefing on Oct 4th Ambush In Niger Investigation Results.
 
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May 10, 2018. Washington, DC, USA. Marine Corps Gen. Thomas D. Waldhauser, commander of U.S. Africa Command; Robert S. Karem, assistant secretary of defense for international security affairs; and Army Maj. Gen. Roger L. Cloutier Jr., chief of staff for U.S. Africa Command and lead investigating officer of the Oct. 4, 2017, ambush in Niger, brief reporters at the Pentagon. Reporting The News That Matters - From A Military Perspective. Alistair Reign News' Playlists Are Rated (18+) for possible graphic images of war, injury or death. Read our website disclaimer for more information (https://alistairreignblog.com/disclaimer/). Alistair Reign News Reports produced and written by Alistair Reign may contain personal opinions, requests or observations, and are not to be reported or quoted otherwise. Video press briefings are from reliable media sources, journalists, correspondents, and/or witnesses reporting on location. Alistair Reign Channel's are not attached to, nor sympathize with, condone, or condemn any religious organization or group - excluding terrorist groups of course! Alistair Reign and associated humanitarian fundraising campaigns represent human rights for all, and the wellness of children worldwide.
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US troops help dig wells as harsh drought enters fourth year
 
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1. Panoramic shot of mountains and village 2. Villagers filling water from a small spring for drinking and agricultural use 3. A girl carrying water in buckets 4. Animals drinking water from the same puddle 5. Two young girls filling water in a plastic water container 6. The same girls guiding a donkey to carry the water drums 7. American soldiers and villagers arriving at a water well site 8. A little girl leaning on a tree trunk 9. US soldiers and locals at the site of drilling well project 10. US officer discusses with the local engineer about the project 11. Well drilling machinery in action 12. Drilling machine and workers 13. SOUNDBITE: (Dari) Abdullah, Elderly villager: "Drilled wells are very good for the people of this village because for the past seven years there has been a bad drought. This project will really help the people of Kohe Safi." 14. Well drilling work under way 15. Man operating drilling machinery 16. Drilling machinery in action 17. Villagers watching the scene 18. Close up of villager watching 19. SOUNDBITE: (English) Major Cepiel, 82nd Airborne, Fort Bragg, North Carolina: "There is going to be total of six wells and each well will take approximately thirty days and they are doing two wells at a time so we are hopeful that within ninety to 120 days the wells will be here." 20. US soldiers off-loading huge water tanks from truck 21. Villager lowers the metal water tank 22. Drilling machinery in action STORYLINE: Afghanistan's worst drought in three decades is now in it's fourth year. In some southern Afghan provinces the water table is at an all-time low. Aid groups estimate more than half of the country's 25 (m) million people are short of water. The relentless drought has devastated vast portions of the country and decimated crops and cattle. Many people now rely on food handouts from the international community. The United Nations says the drought had also changed the migratory habits of Afghanistan's nomadic population, which travels from mountains to plains and back again each year. Many have been forced to settle in one place, putting pressure on dwindling local water supplies. In the village of Kohe Safi 45 kilometres (28 miles) north-east of Kabul in Parwan province, young girls aged between five and ten years old walk two kilometres (1.25 miles) to collect sixty litres (16 US gallons/13 British gallons) of water for drinking and washing. The puddle they collect the water from is also a watering hole for their animals. Now the US CMIC (civil military) is offering hope for the villagers of Kohe Safi. Soldiers are helping drill wells and are providing the community with plastic containers for water storage. The six wells being drilled are expected to be finished by the end of April or May and will help the village through the summer when water shortages are at their peak. You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/603e073da72b5d7f8303c431894d42a5 Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
Views: 81 AP Archive
Contemporary applications of anthropological concepts
 
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In this lecture on contemporary applications of anthropological concepts, Dr. Monique Borgerhoff Mulder presents several examples of topics and research areas that are currently explored in environmental anthropology. She starts with biodiversity, and lays out the different lenses that different actors bring to the definition of biodiversity and its social benefits. She connects biodiversity to the idea of environmentally noble savages, that indigenous people are synonymous with conservation, and highlights the complex relationship between cultural and biological diversity. She then focuses on traditional ecological knowledge as a topic within which many assumptions are made, and argues that it is not static over time or necessarily aligned with the scale of environmental change. Finally, she uses examples of the tragedy of the commons and the converse idea, protected areas for conservation, and notes that anthropologists have critiques the assumptions in each of those approaches to understanding environmental challenges. More information on the Immersion Program and other lectures can be found here: http://www.sesync.org/for-you/educator/programs/immersion.
Views: 933 sesync annapolis
Présentation du PPAAO/WAAPP Ghana
 
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Le PPAAO/WAAPP a été conçu avec pour objectif majeur, l'amélioration de la productivité agricole tout en favorisant l'intégration régionale comme instruments de promotion d'une croissance partagée et de réduction de la pauvreté en Afrique de l'Ouest. Aussi, l'approche adoptée pour le projet repose d'une part, sur l'intégration et l'harmonisation des politiques agricoles nationales et d'autre part, sur l'établissement de liens étroits entre la recherche, la vulgarisation, les producteurs et les opérateurs privés. Ce faisant, le WAAPP travaillera à établir la collaboration, qui manque souvent, entre les chercheurs, les services d'appui conseils et les universités afin de leur permettre de travailler en partenariat avec les producteurs agricoles, le secteur privé et la société civile pour mieux répondre de façon globale aux besoins et aux opportunités pour l'innovation dans le secteur. Cette démarche qui implique tous les acteurs sans exclusive de la recherche et développement constitue l'une des originalités du WAAPP. Une autre originalité du projet est que chacun des trois pays devra se focaliser sur une spéculation qui apporte une plus value à la sous région selon une étude régionale sur la productivité agricole réalisée par IFPRI dans la sous région de l'Afrique de l'Ouest en 2006. Dans ce cadre, le Ghana a choisi de travailler sur les racines et tubercules, le Mali sur le riz et le Sénégal sur les cultures sèches à savoir le maïs, le sorgho, le mil et le fonio. Aussi, le plan de travail de cette année de l'unité de coordination du Sénégal a mis un accent particulier sur ces spéculations. Une troisième originalité de ce projet est qu'il favorise la mobilité des chercheurs tant au niveau national que régional. Dans ce cadre, le CERAAS qui est le centre national de spécialisation du Sénégal, accueillera des chercheurs nationaux, régionaux et internationaux sur les spéculations choisies par le Sénégal. Réciproquement, les chercheurs du Sénégal devront visiter les centres nationaux de spécialisation des autres pays pour y faire valoir leur compétence. Tout ceci traduit bien les aspects de collaboration nationale et d'intégration régionale que s'est assigné le PPAAO/WAAPP. The WAAPP was designed with the main objective of improving agricultural productivity while promoting regional integration as instruments for promoting shared growth and poverty reduction in West Africa. Also, the approach adopted for the project is based partly on the integration and harmonization of national agricultural policies and secondly, the establishment of close links between research, extension, producers and private operators. In doing so, the WAAPP work to establish collaboration, often lacking among researchers, support services boards and universities to enable them to work in partnership with farmers, private sector and civil society to better respond comprehensively to the needs and opportunities for innovation in the sector. This approach involves all stakeholders inclusive of research and development is one of the original WAAPP. Another originality of the project is that each country should focus on speculation that brings added value to the sub-region as a regional study on agricultural productivity conducted by IFPRI in the sub region of West Africa in 2006. In this framework, Ghana has chosen to work on roots and tubers, Mali on rice and Senegal on dry crops namely maize, sorghum, millet and fonio. Also, the work plan for this year of the coordination unit of Senegal placed special emphasis on these speculations. A third novelty of this project is that it encourages the mobility of researchers both nationally and regionally. In this framework, CERA is the national center of specialization of Senegal, will host researchers at national, regional and international speculation chosen by Senegal. Conversely, researchers will visit Senegal national centers of specialization of other countries to enforce their jurisdiction. All this reflects the collaborative aspects of national and regional integration that has been assigned WAAPP.
Views: 250 CORAF
His Excellency John Dramani Mahama, former President of the Republic of Ghana
 
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Views: 1381 UChi Pol
Davos 2012 - Ensuring Food Security
 
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http://www.weforum.org/ 26.01.2012 Ensuring Food Security How are new models of collaboration and innovation driving investment in food and nutrition security? Dimensions to be addressed: - Refocusing and redirecting investment flows - Understanding new sources of influence in the food security arena - Producing sustainable and climate-resilient food • William H. Gates III, Co-Chair, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, USA • José Graziano da Silva, Director-General, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), Rome • Bruno Le Maire, Minister of Agriculture, Food, Fishing, Rural Affairs and Spatial Planning of France • Stefan Lippe, Chief Executive Officer, Swiss Re, Switzerland • Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Coordinating Minister for the Economy and Minister of Finance of Nigeria • Paul Polman, Chief Executive Officer, Unilever, United Kingdom; Co-Chair of the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2012 Moderated by • Josette Sheeran, Executive Director, United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), Rome; Foundation Board Member
Views: 3612 World Economic Forum
Consultation on National Spatial Data Infrastructure Policy
 
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Consultation on National Spatial Data Infrastructure Policy
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Mechai Viravaidya: How Mr. Condom made Thailand a better place
 
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http://www.ted.com At TEDxChange, Thailand's "Mr. Condom," Mechai Viravaidya, walks us through the country's bold plan to raise its standard of living, starting in the 1970s. First step: population control. And that means a lot of frank, funny -- and very effective -- talk about condoms. TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world's leading thinkers and doers give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes. Featured speakers have included Al Gore on climate change, Philippe Starck on design, Jill Bolte Taylor on observing her own stroke, Nicholas Negroponte on One Laptop per Child, Jane Goodall on chimpanzees, Bill Gates on malaria and mosquitoes, Pattie Maes on the "Sixth Sense" wearable tech, and "Lost" producer JJ Abrams on the allure of mystery. TED stands for Technology, Entertainment, Design, and TEDTalks cover these topics as well as science, business, development and the arts. Closed captions and translated subtitles in a variety of languages are now available on TED.com, at http://www.ted.com/translate. Watch a highlight reel of the Top 10 TEDTalks at http://www.ted.com/index.php/talks/top10
Views: 76650 TED
Champions of Change: Kiwanis International
 
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The White House honors 14 Kiwanis International members as Champions of Change for dedicating their time and effort to their communities across the country. September 21, 2012.
Views: 2031 The Obama White House
President Obama and President Sall Hold a Press Conference
 
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President Obama and President Mackey Sall hold a joint press conference following a bilateral meeting at the Presidential Palace in Dakar, Senegal. June 27, 2013.
Views: 3585 The Obama White House
Government scandal investigation finds wrongdoing
 
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http://www.ctvvancouverisland.ca http://www.facebook.com/ctvvi VICTORIA - The head of the B.C. Public Service was ordered to investigate a scandal, and what he came up with is a political bombshell that continues to stack up casualties in the Liberal government ranks. It started with a leaked memo; a plan to use government resources to lure ethnic votes to the Liberal Party. John Dyble and his team of senior deputy ministers determined: - Officials breached the Public Service Standards of Conduct - Government resources were misused - Confidential information was sent to personal email accounts - Contracts were mishandled, forcing payment of nearly $17,000 for unapproved work And the investigation found former communications director Brian Bonney spent about half of his time working for the Liberal Party while earning $124,000 on the government payroll. Premier Christy Clark is promising to make swift changes, discipline those involved, and pay back any taxpayer money used to pay for the Liberal vote plan. "The BC Liberal Party has already written a cheque for $70,000, is what we estimate what that cost might be," Clark told reporters "If it is more, we will write another cheque." Brian Bonney also sent 1,100 confidential government emails to his personal email accounts. He left government for another job, four days before the scandal broke. Former Multiculturalism Minister John Yap was forced to leave cabinet over the scandal. He told investigators, personal email was used to avoid Freedom of Information requests. The Opposition believes Dyble's review doesn't go far enough and want an independent investigation. "The Premier's office, a Minister of The Crown and a Senior Communication Director using their offices, day after day after day to collect information from citizens and transmit it to the BC Liberal Party," John Horgan, Opposition House Leader angrily told the Legislative Press Gallery on Thursday. "Nobody seems to be concerned about that in this government, and that speaks to me about their need to spend time in opposition." Christy Clark is hoping she's done enough to put the scandal behind her so that doesn't happen. But it is certain the NDP will be reminding voters of the scandal, right up until Election Day. Follow Stephen Andrew on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/CTVNewsStephen
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Meeting of the President's Export Council
 
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The President's Export Council convenes to make recommendations to the President about expanding exports. March 12, 2013.
Views: 2238 The Obama White House
UCT's Law, Race and Gender Unit takes on the controversial Traditional Courts Bill
 
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The Law, Race and Gender unit and its partners are calling for new legislation to be drafted based on the views and needs expressed by ordinary rural people in the process of their consultation to replace the Traditional Courts Bill. The Traditional Courts Bill was withdrawn from the National Assembly in June 2011 then on the 13th of December, the Department of Justice publicised its intention to reintroduce the Bill in the National Council of Provinces in January 2012. It gave two months over Christmas for people to make submissions, setting a 15 February deadline for all submissions. The Bill was formally reintroduced in the NCOP on 26 January 2012. From here, members of the select committee will take it to their provinces for rural consultations. Once the NCOP has made amendments and a decision about the Bill, the Bill will return to the National Assembly. Most rural people remain unaware of the Bill's existence. To compensate for the lack of publicity, LRG's rural partners are mobilising -- with the support of LRG and its civil society partners -- to ensure that the people in their provinces are made aware of the Bill's content and implications.
Business as a Catalyst for Poverty Alleviation #SkollWF 2017
 
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Ambitious commitments have been made by governments and businesses to eliminate global poverty. Will new leadership at some of the world’s largest foreign aid institutions change global poverty alleviation efforts and how private sector leaders thinking about their own role? We’ll explore what a modern aid agenda might mean for social entrepreneurs, funders, and small businesses working on the ground in the developing world, and more generally, what’s working to reduce poverty sustainably. Ray Suarez - Moderator Freelancer, Individual C.D. Glin - Speaker President and CEO, US African Development Foundation Cherie Blair CBE, QC - Speaker Founder, Cherie Blair Foundation for Women Charlotte Oades - Speaker Global Vice President Women's Economic Empowerment, Coca-Cola Company Bart Houlahan - Speaker Co-Founder, B Lab Company Changemakers from around the globe and across all sectors gather each year in Oxford, England for the Skoll World Forum to share new ideas, new perspectives, and ultimately, new relationships built on trust and a mutual desire for human progress. Over the span of one week, this community tackles the thorniest challenges through the lens of social entrepreneurship. With their drive, creativity, and leadership, these innovators work tirelessly to create equilibrium change towards a more just, sustainable and prosperous world.   The Skoll World Forum on Social Entrepreneurship is the premier international platform for advancing entrepreneurial approaches and solutions to the world's most pressing problems. Our mission is to accelerate the impact of the world's leading social entrepreneurs by uniting them with essential partners in a collaborative pursuit of learning, leverage and large-scale social change.   Each year, nearly 1,000 of the world’s most influential social entrepreneurs, key thought leaders and strategic partners gather at the University of Oxford’s Saïd Business School to exchange ideas, solutions and information.   http://skoll.org/skoll-world-forum/
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World Affairs 2018 Great Decisions - Global Health: Equity, Ethics, and Eradication
 
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Ambassador Mary Ann Peters (ret.), CEO of the Carter Center in Atlanta, talks about global health equity, ethics and eradication. The diseases that afflict the poorest of the poor are often neglected by the global health community. Virtually no one in United States or Europe suffers from Guinea worm disease, or river blindness or lymphatic filariasis, diseases that mire their victims in extreme poverty. Ambassador Peters talks about the campaign against neglected tropical diseases, using examples from the work of The Carter Center.
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PROJET DÉVELOPPEMENT AGRIBUSINESS DU SENEGAL
 
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Une étude de pré-faisabilité de la remise en eau du bassin du Ngalam est encours de validation par le gouvernement du Sénégal. Tous les acteurs concernés par le projet de développement de l'agribusiness se sont retrouvés à Saint-Louis pour prendre les décisions dont l'objectif est de promouvoir la croissance et l'emploi par l'augmentation des investissements productifs privés dans les filières agricoles. Macoumba DIOUF a représenté le ministre de tutelle.
Views: 488 NDAR BUZZ
Assistant Secretary Thomas-Greenfield Participates in a LiveAtState on Sub-Saharan Africa
 
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Assistant Secretary for African Affairs Linda Thomas-Greenfield participates in a LiveAtState on U.S. Policy in Sub-Saharan Africa at the U.S. Department of State in Washington, DC on October 3, 2013. A text transcript can be found at http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ime/215129.htm.
Likhaan & Mae Tao Clinic Exchange
 
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Health Care in Paradise In March of 2010, Inter Pares staff member Rebecca Wolsak travelled to the Philippines to meet with our long-term counterpart Likhaan, a primary health organization that works in impoverished communities. Rebecca also invited Dr. Cynthia Maung, from the Mae Tao Clinic based on the Thailand-Burma border. Dr. Cynthia's clinic provides a wide range of health services for people from Burma who have fled their war-ravaged country. Rebecca Wolsak narrates the slideshow of that exchange.
Views: 1341 InterParesCanada
Conversations With America: The Human Face of Foreign Policy
 
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Anne C. Richard, Assistant Secretary for the Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration, holds a conversation with Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Public Affairs Cheryl Benton on "The Human Face of Foreign Policy," at the U.S. Department of State in Washington, DC on June 18, 2013. [Go to http://www.state.gov/r/pa/pl/cwa/211002.htm for a text transcript.]
U.S. Panel on Ebola Epidemic
 
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Experts from the U.S. and around the world gathered to discuss the ongoing Ebola crisis, progress that had been made and potential solutions.
Views: 137 Mizzou
Assistant Secretary Carson Moderates Panel with African Leaders
 
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Assistant Secretary of State for the Bureau of African Affairs Johnnie Carson moderates panel with African leaders - President Banda of Malawi, Prime Minister Neves of Cape Verde, President Sall of Senegal, and President Koroma of Sierra Leone - at the U.S. Department of State in Washington, D.C. on March 29, 2013. A text transcript can be found at http://www.state.gov/p/af/rls/rm/2013/206811.htm.
A Conversation on Obama Administration sub-Saharan Africa Policy
 
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The White House Office of Public Engagement hosts an event to discuss President Obama's policy directive towards sub-Saharan Africa. The event includes a panel with Administration officials and a question-and-answer session with the audience. July 30, 2012.
Views: 4974 The Obama White House
Hangout with Ambassador Cretz
 
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Ambassador Cretz, U.S. Ambassador to Ghana hangs out with Ghanaian youth.
Secretary Kerry Comments on U.S. Commitment to Africa
 
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U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry comments on U.S. commitment to Africa in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on May 3, 2014. A transcript is available at http://www.state.gov/secretary/remarks/2014/05/225571.htm.
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