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The Equator Prize – A good Source for Examples ‘People Centred’ Development Projects
The United Nations Development Programme has run the ‘Equator prize‘ initiative every year since 2009. The idea is to recognise indigenous communities from around the globe who are adopting innovative, nature-based solutions to achieve sustainable development and combat poverty and climate change. The 2020 award ceremony showcased 10 such diverse initiatives from around the globe,…
Globalisation and Global Development: Good Resources
Some useful links to good teaching resources for Globalisation and Global Development. Good resources providing an overview of global trends and global inequalities: Firstly, this 2016 video imagines the world as 100 people, and so illustrates what percentage of people live on less than $2 a day and so on (once you get through the…
What is Political Globalisation?
‘Until the end of the Second World War, national governments were traditionally responsible for ensuring the welfare of their citizens, however since 1945, more and more governments have become members of International Institutions, such as the United Nations and the European Union, through which they agree to stick to International guidelines on issues such as…