Each year, World NGO Day is celebrated from New Zealand and Australia, to the North and South Americas, bringing together supporters from the NGO sector, international and government leaders, multi and bilateral organisations, private sectors, communities, teachers, learners and experts in the field.http://worldngoday.org
Determine what makes a priority before identifying what they are, Based on your definition, decide how you will identify them. Where will these fit into the strategy and how will you implement?
The tools in this toolbox can be used at any stage in a partnership. They do not set out a linear, prescriptive route. We have used them in a logical sequence when embarking on a new relationship, but equally, have picked out individual tools to apply retrospectively to existing relationships. We believe that where all the organisations involved invest together in the initial development, the periodic review and the maintenance of the partnership, this will result in a more effective collaboration for the longer term and lead to greater impact.
Mobile connectivity continues to transform the lives of billions. More than two-thirds of the global population are now connected to mobile, making it one of the most far-reaching technologies worldwide. For many, mobile is the primary – sometimes only – channel for accessing the internet and life-enhancing services. With its unprecedented scale and growing impact on daily lives, mobile is a powerful tool for achieving the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), helping to reduce poverty, improve healthcare and education, and drive sustainable economic growth.
Today, socially responsible companies tend to attract more consumers as well as the best talent, according to a 2015 global corporate social responsibility (CSR) study by Cone Communications, a public relations and marketing company headquartered in Boston, NY. The study revealed that consumers are increasingly demanding companies do more to address global social issues, as well as environmental issues.
This tool is designed to support countries as they design and implement national health sector strategies in compliance with obligations and commitments. The tool focuses on practical options and poses critical questions for policy-makers to identify gaps and opportunities in the review or reform of health sector strategies as well as other sectoral initiatives. It is expected that using this tool will generate a national multi-stakeholder process and a cross-disciplinary dialogue to address human rights and gender equality in health sector activities.
Considered the most progressive blueprint ever for advancing women’s rights, the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action has been reprinted in this special edition, which also includes a copy of the political declaration reached at the 23rd special session of the General Assembly in 2000, which reviewed progress towards the Platform for Action five years after its adoption.
This handbook “Corporate Agenda of Sustainable Development: Toward Responsible Business 2.0”, which was developed by the ESCAP Sustainable Business Network (ESBN) Task Force on Banking and Finance, aims to promote socially responsible business practices and corporate sustainability among banks and financial institutions, and others, responsible for facilitating the enhancement of productivity in the regional business community.
‘Partners & Allies: Toolkit for Meaningful Adolescent Girl Engagement’s goal is to enable institutions, programmes, and project teams to strategically and meaningfully engage girls as equal and active participants in the leadership and development of their communities, nations, and the world. This is not a programme design toolkit, it is a comprehensive resource that will answer the why, how, and when related to safe and effective adolescent girl engagement. For more information, refer to http://goo.gl/jda1OZ.
Overcoming malnutrition in all of its forms - caloric undernourishment, micronutrient deficiencies and obesity - requires a combination of interventions in different areas that guarantee the availability of and access to healthy diets. Among the key areas, interventions are required in food systems, public health systems and the provision of safe water and sanitation. This pocketbook not only focuses on indicators of food security and nutritional outcomes but also on the determinants that contribute to healthy lives.
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