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How can we make cities safer for women?
This guy has some great ideas - what do you think?Join the conversation - tweet @Activista and @ActionAid using #Safecities and #OrangeDay
Friday, October 25, 2013 - 13:37
How safe is San Salvador?
Not everyone lives on the dividing line between two gangs. But it makes you think, doesn't it?Watch the video below and join the conversation - tweet @ActionAid and @Activista using #Safecities...
Friday, October 25, 2013 - 11:17
International Day for Disaster Reduction in Guatemala
After a year in which our country saw loss of lives and homes to flooding and earthquake – and an increase in people taking action to prevent disaster – Guatemala’s commemoration of international...
Ana Lucia Mijangos
Monday, October 21, 2013 - 14:28
disaster risk reduction
international disaster reduction day
Emergencies & Conflict
Indigestion at the World Food Prize!
The World Food Prize Foundation, in Iowa holds a yearly celebration of the power players in agribusiness and international development. This year the foundation decided to honor two of its...
Friday, October 18, 2013 - 11:09
A victory on World Food Day in Brazil!
Every year, the 16th of October is celebrated around the world as World Food Day.All over the world, people and civil society organisations take this opportunity to speak out about the type of...
Thursday, October 17, 2013 - 17:54
World Food Day
When sexism can order an arrest
Last Monday 7th October after the demonstration for education in Rio de Janeiro, the mainstream media broadcast as usual the acts of violence made across the city downtown.The first pages of the...
Tuesday, October 15, 2013 - 10:58
Arriving at an agreement on the Dialogue Bike
If you happened to be walking along Second and Third Avenue in Manhattan on Tuesday, you may not have been aware that some critical talks were taking place right around the corner from you at the...
Wednesday, September 25, 2013 - 09:21
Millennium Development Goals
Just another UN talk shop searching for a purpose?
This week sees world leaders gather in New York for their annual UN summit, with fighting poverty high on the agendaDevelopment takes a back seat to political posturing at these events. But leaders...
Tuesday, September 24, 2013 - 12:58
From El Salvador to Nairobi with Activista
My name is Yunior Medardo Gomez, I’m from the Activista group in El Salvador, but am in Nairobi this week for the International Activista Forum 2013.In the evenings I’ve been writing home to...
Wednesday, August 21, 2013 - 22:59
Tackling tax dodging at the UN
To be able to provide essential services such as hospitals and schools required by their people, developing country governments need to have the power to collect the taxes they are due from big...
Thursday, May 30, 2013 - 15:10
UN Tax Committee