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14th April 2015
The 59th Commission on the Status of Women (CSW59) is taking place right now in New York. From 9-20 March 2015, world leaders and advocates for gender equality have been brought together at the United Nations headquarters in New York to discuss women’s empowerment and gender justice. This includes more than 1,100 NGOs and their 8,600 representatives.
24th March 2015
Here, in our guest article, Professor Armando Barrientos and Dr. Ed Amann introduce the work of the International Research Initiative on Brazil and Africa (IRIBA) and discuss whether Brazil has its own development model.
13th March 2015
It is possible to reduce violence around the world by 50% in the next three decades, but only if we focus on cities - especially the most dangerous ones. That's the message delivered by Robert Muggah, research director of the Igarape Institute, at TED Global in October 2014.
13th March 2015
Noragric research collection reaches 1000 documents
13th March 2015
West Africa is heading towards turbulent times right from the onset of 2015. Citizens in Nigeria, Togo, Benin, Côte d’Ivoire and Burkina Faso are getting ready to go to the polls, in many cases against a backdrop of political instability.
13th March 2015
The annual 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence runs from 25 November, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, until 10 December, International Human Rights Day, emphasising that gender-based violence is a human rights violation.
23rd February 2015
Scientific advances in the understanding of genetics and genomics have the potential to generate major improvements for human health in the near future. However, from a global health perspective, the translation of this technology into new medical treatments raises profound international and local issues around inequality, identity and insecurity.
23rd February 2015
Cheryl Brown highlights how researchers in developing countries are seeing their research used by policymakers and what lessons can be drawn from this for researchers worldwide.
23rd February 2015
Saleemul Huq and Clare Stott discuss why research from national Bangladesh institutions is under-represented in the recent IPCC report and what can be done about this.
23rd February 2015
India - the largest of all democracies is being put through its democratic paces. Jaideep Gupte looks at some of the critical issues that are missing from the election debates.
23rd February 2015
Dr. Grania Bridgen, TB Advisor for Médecins Sans Frontières, writes for Eldis on the rise of drug-resistant forms of tuberculosis, and the call to action to adequately fund the fight against drug-resistant TB. Follow Graina on Twitter: @TBbrigden
12th February 2015
Eldis Senior Editor Alan Stanley reviews our year and looks ahead to some of exciting developments expected in 2015.
27th January 2015
It's that time of year when we traditionally publish our "best sellers" list of which new documents have been downloaded the most times in 2014. Over 22,500 documents have been accessed via Eldis this year with over 150,000 downloads in total.
12th January 2015
Our colleagues at Evidence on Demand have launched a new online Learning Zone.
12th January 2015
This week we turn our attention to The Collective for Social Science Research, Pakistan, for our Spotlight series. The series profiles research organisations based in developing countries.
12th January 2015
With World Habitat Day on October 6, Dr. Mark Napier provides a timely insight on the urgent need to address unequal access to land and property.
12th January 2015
This week we turn our attention to The Ethiopian Public Health Institute (EPHI) for our Spotlight series. The series profiles research organisations based in developing countries.
12th January 2015
This year’s Human Rights Day theme, Human Rights 365, stressed the importance of recognizing every day as a human rights day. It highlighted the key principle that human rights are for everyone, everywhere, and at all times.
12th January 2015
Fatema Rajabali and Elaine Mercer, introduce a series of short videos presenting key findings and lessons learnt from a research project on climate compatible development. The video series was created with the intention that it would be used as a learning (or teaching) tool for those interested in understanding more about climate compatible development.
5th December 2014
The UN reaffirmed the importance of women’s empowerment for global peace and security at this year’s annual review of resolution 1325, on October 28.

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