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Highlights from ECDPM’s Talking Points Blog

Great Insights, Volume 4, Issue 2 (February/March 2015)

09-03-2015

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Is Mimica holding all the aces?
Talking Points, Alisa Herrero Cangas, 24 February 2015
Mimica’s first 100 days have shown us how he may play the game of international development cooperation during his tenure. Here’s hoping he has not shown all his cards….

Civil registration and vital statistics in conflict and emergencies.
Talking Points, Matthias Deneckere, Tony Land, Volker Hauck, 13 February 2015
In fragile regions affected by conflict, civil registration and vital statistics (CRVS) is increasingly being seen as an essential tool for statebuilding and good governance. But to make it work, decision-makers need to tackle some tough challenges – both political and technical.

Tackling the threat of terrorism and election violence.
Talking Points, Adedayo Bolaji-Adio, Sahra El Fassi, 6 February 2015
The combination of high-risk elections and the burgeoning violence of terrorist groups could make 2015 a particularly turbulent year for African countries. But these threats to social stability and to the peace of the continent provide an opportunity for African leaders and activists to develop a long-term vision of how to address these issues and capitalise on progress.

A universal global partnership – wishful thinking?
Talking Points, Sebastian Grosse-Puppendahl, 6 February 2015
2015, the European Year for Development, is a pivotal year for global sustainable development and poverty eradication. It is a response to the fundamental challenges facing the world today.


This article was published in GREAT insights Volume 4, Issue 2 (February/March 2015).