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/ Community, Peace, Peace & Democracy, Politics, Sustainable Development

14 Nov 2014

 

Permaculture is often associated with agriculture, but now a global network of environmentalists, development professionals and entrepreneurs aims to combine the power of human connections with sustainable design to help rebuild the war-torn Gaza Strip

 
High-level Meeting on Disability and Development
 

/ Politics

10 Sep 2014

 

A quiet gender revolution in Namibian politics is underway following a commitment to a gender equal parliament and a 'zebra' system that aims to create a male-female balance for ministerial roles

 
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/ Peace & Democracy, Politics, Wellbeing

05 Sep 2014

 

With Ireland in first place, a new index has been created to measure the good that countries do for the rest of the world. Ben Whitford meets its founder, Simon Anholt, and finds out how it could encourage more altruistic and socially positive government policies

 
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/ Community, Health, Innovation, Politics, Sustainable Development

28 Aug 2014

 

Since 1948 the NHS has provided publicly-funded healthcare based on equality. But with continuing funding cuts and privatisation threatening the service we ask a group of experts how it can have a secure long-term future that best serves the public

 
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/ Peace, Peace & Democracy, Politics, Positive Perspective

20 Aug 2014

 

The role of the Arab league and the US, and the lessons that can be learned from the Northern Ireland peace process, are key to reaching peaceful coexistence between Israelis and Palestinians, says Vijay Mehta

 
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/ Community, Peace, Peace & Democracy, Politics

20 Aug 2014

 

Anna Behrmann talks to grassroots groups protesting for peace in Israel and the Palestinian territories, and discovers their defiant commitment to their cause, despite intimidation and the continuing crisis in the region

 
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/ Politics

28 May 2014

 

Sushil Koirala has surprised leaders by rebuffing his family’s inheritance in favour of a simpler way of life

 
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/ Politics

10 Apr 2014

 

A growing number of women in parliament indicate an encouraging trend towards equality

 
Tunisian President Marzouki gestures after signing the country's new constitution in Tunis
 

/ Politics

05 Mar 2014

 

Significant advances for women are among a catalogue of new rights for citizens, in what is being widely received as the most progressive constitution in the Arab world

 
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, / Peace, Peace & Democracy, Politics

27 Nov 2013

 

Iran has agreed to temporarily suspend its nuclear programme in exchange for the relaxation of sanctions, which could boost its stagnant economy by $7bn

 
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/ Politics

01 Nov 2013

 

When genocide tore through Rwanda in the early 1990s, women endured a particularly tough struggle. But in September, Rwanda elected a parliament with 64% of seats held by women – more than in any other country in the world

 
Uruguay's president-elect Jose Mujica celebrates winning the presidential run-off election in Montevideo
 

/ Politics

11 Apr 2013

 

Despite being the figurehead of a country on the up, Uruguay president José Mujica donates his earnings to charity and lives on a small modest farm. Matthew Pike considers how his grounded principles are changing the political landscape

 
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/ Peace & Democracy, Politics

14 Jun 2012

 

A public meeting on how links between corporate lobbying and politics can be made more transparent is to be held in Manchester on 15 June

 
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/ Economics & Innovation, New Economics, Peace & Democracy, Politics, Sustainable Development, Wellbeing

01 Jun 2012

 

At a landmark UN meeting on happiness, delegates proposed making wellbeing the central goal of economic development

 
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/ Politics

27 Mar 2012

 

Green House wants a random panel of people to have the power to veto legislation that could negatively affect future generations

 
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/ Politics, Positive Perspective

05 Dec 2011

 

Ellie Mae O'Hagan takes in the atmosphere outside St Paul's

 
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/ Politics

10 Oct 2011

 

Labour MP Michael Meacher shares his views on science, spirituality and being a politician

 
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, / Food, Politics

02 Sep 2011

 

John Agyekum Kufuor and Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva awarded The World Food Prize 2011

 
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/ Justice, Politics, Positive Perspective

12 Jun 2011

 

Polly Higgins: Bolivia’s Law for Mother Earth could spark a new world of ecological justice

 
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/ New Economics, Politics, Sustainable Development

12 Jun 2011

 

New targets see Britain take the lead on climate change