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The World Bank and its ‘new’ Poverty Approach

   The World Bank and its 'new' Poverty Approach   Francine Mestrum*         'We should strive to eradicate absolute poverty by the end of this century' said World Bank President Robert McNamara in 1973 at the annual meeting of the Bretton Woods Institutions. As we know, at the end of the [...]

United Nations – Happiness: Towards a Holistic Approach to Development

  United Nations - Happiness: Towards a Holistic Approach to Development As reported by IISD, February 2013, the UN Secretary-General has released a note on "Happiness: towards a holistic approach to development <http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=3DA/67/697> " (A/67/697). This report, dated 16 January 2013, [...]

Brazilian Expert Forecasts Bright Future For The World’s Green Giant

BRAZIL: AN AGENDA FOR THE DECADE Ladislau Dowbor In this second decade of the millennium, Brazil is taking off from a new level. In a most impressive way it withstood the worst economic crisis since 1929 and is pointing toward a course essentially based on common sense and a balanced outlook of economic interests, social needs and [...]

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