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David Lambert Chief Executive Geographical Association
Making Poverty … … …GEOGRAPHY?
Making Poverty History G8 summit (July 2005, Scotland) Commission for Africa (March 2005) UN Decade for sustainable development (2005)
Making Poverty History G8 summit (July 2005, Scotland) Commission for Africa (March 2005) UN Decade for sustainable development (2005) …… Seize the moment!
Things to avoid
Making Geography History!
Establishing the value of geography in education: Physical systems Human organisation Interdependence
Establishing the value of geography in education: Space and place Spatial scale Pupils lives (and the future)
Professor Doreen Massey Open University (David M Smith annual lecture, 2004)
The Commission for Africa
Responding to the Millenium Development Goals in the context of Africa.
The Millenium Development Goals Eradicate extreme poverty and hunger Achieve universal primary education Promote gender equality Reduce child mortality
The Millenium Development Goals Improve maternal health Combat HIV/AIDS, malaria and other disease Ensure environmental sustainability Develop global partnership for development
The Millenium Development Goals www.un.org/milleniumgoals (and many others!)
Anna Tibaijuka Executive Director of the UN Centre for Human Settlements (Habitat) Launch of the Commission for Africa Report
How can we ensure that school geography helps young people engage positively with this opportunity?
what knowledge and understanding? which key ideas? what skills?
How can we ensure that school geography helps young people engage positively with this opportunity? The case for GA Africa Project?
Getting Started: Bringing the global dimension into geography DfES DEA/GA Scour the Exhibition for lesson materials
Andrew Hutchinson Save the Children Fund The Young Lives Pack (SCF/GA)
“ KEEP THE PROMISE 2015 ” “WE CAN END POVERTY 2015” Millennium Development Goals.
Millennium Development Goals. The organization that is associated with health and the United Nations is WHO. There are 8 Millennium Development Goals.
Lesson Question: Why is learning so important? Task: Think back to the last lesson. Link these goals to the United Nations Rights of the Child. Which articles.
Millennium Development Goals Dashboard: Child Mortality Reduction Katie Dunn.
High Income = 1 billion people Middle Income = 2.5 billion people The Poor = 2.5 billion people RelativeModerateExtreme.
What’s the story?. MDG.. Will they succeed? Examine the progress made in meeting the Millennium Development Goals in poverty reduction, education and.
2012 Recap. Strategies: Grant to organizations that St. John’s parishioners support and/or are involved with Continued focus on meeting basic needs:
Development, creative industries, democracy and Africa Linking the dots.
Irish Aid by Jade Roche Condon. Irish aid ► Irish Aid is the Government’s programme for overseas aid. ► Irish Aid helps many of the poorest countries.
Sara Hsu. What is development? Gunnar Myrdal Washington Consensus Stiglitz and Sen Institutionalism China, India and Japan Reform in China:
Millennium Goals These are a series of goals set forth in 2000 by the 192 nations of the UN as targets for global progress.
The Good Global Citizen A Young Person’s Guide to Changing the World What do I need to know? What do I believe in? What can I do? Knowledge and understanding.
He has shown you, O man, what is good. And what does the Lord require of you? To act justly and to love mercy And to walk humbly with your God. Micah 6.
The Group on Earth Observations (GEO): An Introduction.
In simple words, we can say that Eradication of poverty means to eliminate or remove or erase poverty. If we eradicate poverty through various means then.
The Millennium Development Goals offer: An unparalleled opportunity to make the world a better place A formal recognition that poverty can be solved when.
Debt and developing economies The role and usefulness of international aid The work of non-governmental organisations (NGOs) How the ownership of land.
YWCA Christchurch Inc.. UN MILLENIUM DEVELOPMENT GOALS Halfway point – 7th July 2007 Target date Goals Useful websites: UNA UK –
The Millennium Development Goals Indicators & Trends
Objectives To understand the concept of Geopolitics To understand and consider how Geopolitics affects food supply To consider the merits of free trade.
UNICEFs Social Policy Agenda and the Global Study on Child Poverty and Disparities Regional Workshop, Panama 1-2 July 2008 Gaspar Fajth Chief, Social Policy.
Politics of Aid Read the bullet points as you go through the Power Points. Can you write something about each point? NO - Look at your class jotters. Click.
Health Care is the maintenance and improvement of physical and mental health, particularly through the provision of medical services.
What are the causes of extreme poverty, and what policies have been most effective for improving the lives of the poorest of the poor? Sadiq Farouk Labaran.
Building a Global Coalition of Social Entrepreneurs November 18 th, 2010 Nairobi, Kenya.
IV. Implementing Sustainable Models of Development Sustainable Development: Answering the needs of the present without compromising the future and its.
The Millennium Development Goals Fiona Fok. Eradicate extreme hunger and poverty Strengthening emergency food assistance, increased funding for rural.
TOWARDS ACCESS FOR ALL What is missing?. World Attention WSIS WSIS UN ICT TF UN ICT TF Millenium Development Goals MDGs half extreme.
Child Friendly Cities Initiative. 2 What is it? An approach to local development that promotes awareness of childrens rights and increased commitment.
The MDGs Millennium Development Goals. United Nations “The United Nations is an international organization founded in 1945 after the Second World War.
DRUMMOND COMMUNITY HIGH SCHOOL MODERN STUDIES “POLITICS OF AID”
MILLENNIUM DEVELOPMENT GOALS. 1. Eradicate extreme poverty and hunger Reduce by half the proportion of people living on less than a dollar a day Reduce.
IMF. HIPC In the 90’s, developing countries wanted “unjust debt” to be demolished. Unjust debt is debt that a country has built up because of developed.
The Millennium Development Goals the fight against global poverty and inequality.
The European Year for Development Key facts about EU development co-operation The 28 Member States and the European Union are together responsible.
MILLENNIUM DEVELOPMENT GOALS CHRISTINE MICHAEL. GOAL #1: ERADICATE EXTREME HUNGER AND POVERTY 4 year 464 million dollar food security, aims to assist.
Mainstreaming Gender Concerns in Applying Science, Technology and Innovation to Support Sustainable Well-Being Shirley M. Malcom, Ph.D.
Internationalisation and Sustainability: the purposes, policies and predicaments affecting teaching practice and student learning Elizabeth Grant University.
Goal 1. Eradicate extreme poverty and hunger In our world today: 1.2 billion people live on less than $1 per day. 800 million people go to bed hungry every.
What did you find out for homework? MEDCs LEDCs Third World.
Funding of the United Nations 1.Sources of UN fundingSources of UN funding 2.Who decides how the money is spent?Who decides how the money is spent? 3.UN.
MDGs and Health Grenada Dr. Kam Mung PAHO P an A merican H ealth O rganization O ffice of C aribbean P rogram C oordination B arbados August 20, 2003 cch-mdg.
Science and Technology for Sustainable Development The African Context Daniel Schaffer, TWAS, ItalySymposium at AAAS Annual Meeting, Boston, USA, 17 February.
THE MILLENNIUM DEVELOPMENT GOALS AND HEALTH PROF. EYITOPE O. OGUNBODEDE Provost, College of Health Sciences Obafemi Awolowo University Ile-Ife, Nigeria.
UNDP was created in 1965 by the United Nations to combat the inequality among countries The aim was to reduce poverty across the globe, and also to.
Report Card for the World By Lin Carlson and Joanne Dufour Monitoring Progress Toward Meeting the Millennium Development Goals.
Together we can change our world. The voice of girls and young women For WAGGGS advocacy is: We influence people to take decisions that will improve our.
Millennium Developmental Goals for Millennium Goals End Poverty and World Hunger Achieve Universal Primary Education Promote Gender Equality.
Millennium Development Goals. At the United Nations Millennium Summit in 2000, world leaders met to develop a plan to improve the quality of life in developing.
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