The People's SAARC (PSAARC) declaration,which called for the governments to address a number of issues from food security to climate justice, established the network as advocates for a progressive humanitarian agenda
Like Brazil, many other countries in Latin America have implemented successful poverty-alleviation programmes, including cash transfers, as part of an overall strategy for reducing inequality. These programmes can be a model for other developing countries
The collective GDP of countries in sub-Saharan Africa has grown at an average of 5% per annum since 2000, and is expected to grow faster in the future. Will the recent political reforms give the region a chance to sustain this boom in the coming years?
What happens to Mumbai’s expanding slums? Why is India’s growth 15 years behind China? Gateway House’s Bob Dowling blogs after joining a discussion of urban planners and slum advocates in Mumbai on one day and a high-level International
It is time to dust off those preconceived notions about India as dirty and poverty stricken. Investing in India makes a sound Asia-strategic sense when coupled with China.
With the commencement of the sixty-fifth annual UN General Assembly, Stewart Patrick, CFR‘s UN specialist, says there is “increased sentiment in the UN General Assembly and also within the UN Secretariat that there is really a crisis of relevance to the world body and the organization.”