COVID-19 has highlighted the need to routinely inspect construction sites including camps and address any overcrowding and unsanitary conditions.
A landmark international agreement designed to eliminate violence and harassment in the workplace has been passed. Now comes the hard part.
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.
Pollution from plastic waste poses a grave threat to our marine ecosystem of the ‘Nursery of the Seas,’ as well as a food security risk for communities living in coastal areas.
We write a letter to an aspiring governance specialist who is making her way in the web of development practitioners, and challenging the complexities of people, their interests and institutions.
Public participation is not a PR exercise, but rather a demonstration of the social contract between a government and its people.
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.
At an E-Camp: Social Accountability for Better Education Services held in the Philippines on 3-5 December, 2014, students from various countries in the Asia and Pacific region asked, “Is education still a way out of poverty?”
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.