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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 (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)
Objectives To understand the concept of Geopolitics To understand and consider how Geopolitics affects food supply To consider the merits of free trade.
1 The Millennium Development Goals Indicators & Trends Vanessa Gray Market, Economics, Finance Unit Telecommunication Development Bureau International.
The Millennium Development Goals & The Health Professionals Rubina Sohail Associate Professor of Obstetrics & Gynaecology Services Institute of Medical.
Child Friendly Cities Initiative. 2 What is it? An approach to local development that promotes awareness of childrens rights and increased commitment.
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.
Sustainable development in Europe Bert Kamphuis Senior Lecturer and Director of International Affairs at Zuyd University and Member of the City Council.
TOWARDS ACCESS FOR ALL What is missing?. World Attention WSIS WSIS UN ICT TF UN ICT TF Millenium Development Goals MDGs half extreme.
Water seminar Brussels, July 2010 Water, sanitation and the other MDGS A. Liebaert, DG DEV/B/1.
© 2002, CARE USA. All rights reserved. ECARMU Program Quality 17 March 2010 Telling the Story of our Impact Global Processes for Impact Measurement.
Rediscovering Geography David Lambert The Geographical Association.
Bill Hubbard SHERPA Manager University of Nottingham Repositories Initiatives & Structures Universitas21 Dublin, January 2009.
Learning, Trusting, Sharing Dr Katalin Illes 18th SPACE Conference hosted by Cyprus College, Nicosia (CY) March 2007.
Achieving the MDGS – the role of NGOs Samoa Umbrella for Non-Governmental Organisations (SUNGO)
The Geographic Advantage: Supporting Online Investigations in the Classroom Susan Gallagher Heffron and Michael Solem, Project Directors The Geographic.
Politics of the Third World. Third World countries.
1 07/24/2010 Social Development and the UN Millennium Development Goals: Best Practices and Lessons Learned from a Philippine University Mr. Marco M. Polo.
Could the Post-2015 Development Agenda Promote Poverty Eradication as an International Social Norm? David Hulme Brooks World Poverty Institute University.
Aims for the Lesson Use the festival of Sukkot to create awareness and provide tools to help pupils formulate a response to homelessness and inadequate.
Implementation Models Björn Pehrson IT-University/KTH-Kista Telecom Systems Lab.
By Momal Umer Water and Poverty: an issue of Life and Livelihoods and Role of Biotechnology in Water and Wastewater Technology.
Disaster Risk Reduction and Governance. Ron Cadribo.
MDG Needs Assessments. 2 Overview of the Millennium Project Mission: –To develop an operational framework that will allow.
Pg By Zach, Danica, Alyssa, Daniel, and Tanner.
UNICEFs Social Policy Agenda Regional Workshop, Bangkok May 2008 Gaspar Fajth Chief, Social Policy and Economic Analyses Policy, Advocacy and Knowledge.
The Millennium Development Goals – A Decade of Achievements and Challenges at the Regional Level Bader Omar AlDafa Under-Secretary-General, Executive Secretary.
Fundación Comunidad Valenciana – Región Europea FCVRE Fundación Comunidad Valenciana – Región Europea WATER, ENGAGEMENT FOR OUR FUTURE 14.
Science and Innovation for Development by Gordon Conway and Jeff Waage with Sara Delaney Presented by Jeff Waage, Director London International Development.
Engaging Congregations in Achieving the Millennium Development Goals Jon Singletary Baylor Center for Family & Community Ministries Seeds of Hope, Council.
Universities and the Millennium Development Goals: Down from the Ivory Tower Education for Sustainable Future Prague, September 10, 2003 Bedrich Moldan.
The Millennium Development Goals and Human Development Sakiko Fukuda-Parr Director Human Development Report Office UNDP International symposium, Tokyo.
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