Reducing traffic on the road starts with each one of us taking our cars off the highway. If all of us were to use public transport, we can help to make the situation better.
Haidy supports the facilitation of civil society participation and engagement in ADB’s operations. Before joining ADB, she worked with World Vision Cambodia as Director of Advocacy and Communications. A US national, she holds two masters in both Economics and Conservation Biology from the University of Wisconsin.
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The participatory guarantee system is a win-win for both smallholder organic farmers and consumers.
In the run-up to the OGP Summit in Mexico City, ADB and representatives from governments, civil society, and multilateral organizations to share their impressions about the current framework.
About twenty years ago I was working for a well-known nongovernment organization (NGO), campaigning on many issues from access to affordable drugs for HIV/AIDS patients, to advocating for fair trade for small farmers. When asked what I did I explained about my advocacy for social justice. “Oh so, you’re promoting communism?” was the response.
When we look around the world there often seems a huge divide between young people and governments. While youth are frequently on the front line of civilian protests, criticizing the state, those in power often brand them as mere troublemakers and ingrates. How can we narrow this gap and help both sides better understand each other?
Young people today live in a difficult world. There are more graduates than jobs in the market, the environment is more degraded than ever before, and competition to earn a living and have the same quality of life as the previous generation is increasingly difficult.