New feature: Debating Development and Human Rights

The new Debating Development and Human Rights section, developed in partnership with Concern, went live this week and can be found at http://www.developmenteducation.ie/debates As well as establishing core debates on…

5:50:500…Africa-style!

Towards the end of July each year, The UN Secretary General submits an important report to the General Assembly on the international financial system and development. Unfortunately it is not…

10 ongoing bad news stories from 2013

Earlier this month, you may have seen our top 10 good news stories from 2013 we published.  What follows covers some aspects of the other side of the coin. In…

“Bah!” said Scrooge. “Humbug!”

“The test of our progress is not whether we add more to the abundance of those who have much; it is whether we provide enough for those who have too…

We need to talk about Kevin

This article is a response to Kevin Myers’ opinion piece on Friday, 5th October in The Irish Independent, titled: Why do we send money to nations that can spend millions…