Articles Posted in the " MDG " Category

  • Minority Rights

    Minority Rights

    International Standards and Guidance for Implementation. Since country engagement and a human rights-based approach constitute key elements in identifying durable solutions to address the plight of minorities, this publication was prepared by OHCHR to raise additional awareness, among its staff and colleagues in...


  • Programme Brief – Action Research on Mother Tongue-Based Bilingual Education

    Programme Brief – Action Research on Mother Tongue-Based Bilingual Education

    Achieving Quality, Equitable Education. Education in Viet Nam continues to improve in terms of access, retention and completion rates of students in basic education. However, disparities still remain with several groups under performing, particularly among those from poor, remote areas...


  • Why Language Matters for the Millennium Development Goals

    Convinced that language is a vital tool for the achievement of the MDGs, hundreds of educators, development workers, linguists, government workers and civil society delegates gathered at a conference in Bangkok in 2010. Participants reported on the many ways in...


  • Learning for All

    Learning for All

    Investing in People’s Knowledge and Skills to Promote Development. The Education Sector Strategy 2020 lays out the World Bank Group’s agenda for achieving “Learning for All” in the developing world over the next decade. Learning for All means ensuring that all...


  • Education – a Way out of Poverty?

    Education – a Way out of Poverty?

    Research presentations at The POVERTY Conference 2001. This volume gathers a selection of the papers presented at the Poverty Conference in October 2001 in Stockholm, and it is Sida’s hope that it will stimulate the discussion on the role of...


  • The Central Role of Education in the Millennium Development Goals

    The Central Role of Education in the Millennium Development Goals

    2010 MDG Summit High-level Round-table 22 September, 2010, United Nations, New York The set of Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) formulated in 2000 with targets for 2015 crystallized the growing consensus which emerged during the 1990s, namely, that poverty reduction and...


  • Language & the Millennium Development Goals Conference

    Provide a forum for government officials, indigenous civil society and the development community to come together around formulating strategies and approaches that will be more effective in addressing the unique challenges and needs of ethnolinguistic communities in achieving millennium development...