28 August 2014
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SADC: Address Members’ Rights Issues

The Southern African Development Community (SADC) should address human rights violations among its member states as part of measures to improve the lives of its people, Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights, Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch said before the start of the 34th Summit of Heads of State and Government of SADC.

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27 August 2014
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Fragile States, Fragile Lives: Child Marriage Amid Disaster and Conflict

Weakened institutions, lack of economic opportunity, and increased occurrence of sexual violence and assault—already identified as drivers of child marriage—are exacerbated during armed conflict and natural disaster.

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26 August 2014
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Judicial Experimentation and Public Policy: A New Approach to the Right to Education in Brazil

Should judges interfere with the enforcement of public policies implemented by the executive? If yes, what would the best way to do so? Today we look at this question within the context of education for children in São Paolo, Brazil

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25 August 2014
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The Need for Quality in the Post-2015 Education Agenda

What are some of the prospects for—and challenges to—education reform in the post-2015 development agenda? Today’s post reflects the discussion that took place among a group of education and development experts who gathered at the Brookings Institution in Washington, DC.

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21 August 2014
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Forests in a changing climate

While significant efforts are underway to better understand the role that forests play in climate change, the field of study remains relatively new. This is especially true when considering the complex policy, governance and technical requirements associated with managing climate change mitigation services provided by forests.

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20 August 2014
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UN searching for passionate climate advocates to attend Climate Summit

The United Nations is casting a wide net to find dozens of people from around the world who feel passionately about the impact of climate change, have translated that passion into action and would like to attend next month’s Climate Summit at the UN.

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