Nairobi, Kenya - 16 May 2013 - The Agency for Cooperation and Research in Development (ACORD) today relaunched its website, with a new design and structure developed to make it easier to share interactive news about social justice in Africa. The site includes sections with much clearer access to...
Posted: 17 May 2013
Africa can feed itself, yet hunger and general food insecurity continue to run rampant with 240 million people, nearly a quarter of the continent's population, affected by the problem. 30 million children are malnourished. For several decades, many efforts have been made to remedy the situation but it is...
Posted: 30 April 2013
We, members of the High Level Panel commissioned by the United Nations Secretary General to recommend an ambitious yet achievable framework for the world's post-2015 development agenda, met in Bali, Indonesia from 25 to 27 March 2013. We discussed how to build a global partnership and means of implementation...
Posted: 28 March 2013
Ousainou Ngum's commentary on EU-Africa partnership proposed by Louis Michel
Posted: 13 March 2013
ACORD participated in the first annual March on March 8 peace procession in New York during CSW57
Posted: 11 March 2013
Report from 6 March CSW57 event by ACORD on Challenging and Preventing Hidden War Crimes
Posted: 9 March 2013
The 57th session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) promises to be a unique moment for ACORD, contributing towards ending impunity for sexual and gender based violence. The theme of the 2013 CSW is “Elimination and prevention of all forms of violence against women and girls” and the event to be held in New York is expected to bring together women’s rights champions, researchers, activists, scholars and other stakeholders.
Posted: 15 February 2013
The statistics from the third High Level Panel (HLP) held in Monrovia, Liberia said it all; more than one thousand people participating from over 100 countries around the world, 60 civil society organisations, 15 media organisations, 3 co-chairs of the High Level Panel and one agenda focusing on economic transformation to chart the way forward for sustainable development and a new, better framework starting 1st January 2015.
Posted: 6 February 2013
ACORD side event at UNEP on linking Rio +20 implementation and post 2015 agenda
Posted: 5 February 2013