<a href="/fragile-contexts/search/apachesolr_search?filters=tid: tid:3083"></a> http://www.comminit.com/fragile-contexts/promoted-by-category/3083/rss.xml?tid=124 en Arab Spatial: Development and Food Security Information Tool http://www.comminit.com/fragile-contexts/content/arab-spatial-development-and-food-security-information-tool <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-publication-date"><legend>Publication Date</legend><div class="field field-type-text field-field-text-date"> <div class="field-label">Publication Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Ongoing</p> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.comminit.com/fragile-contexts/files/imagecache/thumbnail/capture4_0.jpg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="58" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="/redirect.cgi?r=http://www.arabspatial.org/" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Arab Spatial</a>, originally launched in 2013, now features an upgraded version and three country-level tools: Iraq Spatial, Yemen Spatial, and Palestine Spatial. The tool compiles, synthesises, and geographically displays data on more than 200 indicators of food security and development.</p> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-htmllink"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.arabspatial.org/" 0="a:0:{}" target="_blank">Click here to access this website.</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-publisher"> <div class="field-label">Publisher:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/fragile-contexts/node/5702">International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-long-text-2"> <div class="field-label">Languages:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Arabic and English</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-contactinfo"> <div class="field-label">Contact Information:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/fragile-contexts/content/marcia-macneil-ifpri">Marcia MacNeil - IFPRI</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-source-text"> <div class="field-label">Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Emails from Marcia MacNeil to The Communication Initiative on January 16 2014, March 27 2014, September 5 2014, and April 29 2015.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/fragile-contexts/content/arab-spatial-development-and-food-security-information-tool" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/fragile-contexts/content/arab-spatial-development-and-food-security-information-tool#comments Middle East East Africa Iraq North Africa Palestinian Territory Yemen Materials Access Advocacy MDG 1. Poverty and Hunger Foundations Environment Government Departments Research NGOs Nutrition United Nations Population Featured Global Fragile Contexts ICT for Development Mon, 24 Mar 2014 21:50:44 +0000 jlevy 9313445 at http://www.comminit.com Justice 2015: Appeal to the Member States of the United Nations http://www.comminit.com/fragile-contexts/content/justice-2015-appeal-member-states-united-nations <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-date"><legend>Publication Date</legend><div class="field field-type-date field-field-date-0"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Saturday, February 1, 2014</span> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <p><em>"Development targets should involve not just access to education, healthcare, clean water and other vital services, but also access to justice."</em></p> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-web-link"> <div class="field-label">Web link:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.opensocietyfoundations.org/sites/default/files/justice-2015-appeal-to-member-states-20140205_0.pdf" 0="a:0:{}" target="_blank">Click here to download the 4-page statement in PDF format.</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.comminit.com/fragile-contexts/files/imagecache/thumbnail/citizenship-page-2.jpg" alt="" title="Justice 2015: Appeal to the Member States of the United Nations" width="100" height="75" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-contactinfo"> <div class="field-label">Contact Information:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/fragile-contexts/content/namati-justice-2015">Namati - Justice 2015</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-source-text"> <div class="field-label">Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/redirect.cgi?r=http://www.opensocietyfoundations.org/voices/development-s-missing-ingredient?utm_source=justice_A&amp;utm_medium=email&amp;utm_content=text_link1&amp;utm_campaign=justice_A_020414" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">"Development's Missing Ingredient"</a>, by George Soros, February 4 2014. <em>Image credit: <a href="/redirect.cgi?r=http://www.namati.org/work/realizing-citizenship-rights/" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Namati</a></em></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/fragile-contexts/content/justice-2015-appeal-member-states-united-nations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/fragile-contexts/content/justice-2015-appeal-member-states-united-nations#comments Global Strategic Thinking Advocacy MDG 1. Poverty and Hunger Community Participation Civil Society Person-to-Person Governance and Democracy MDG 8. Global Partnership NGOs United Nations Rights Open Society Foundation Global Democracy and Governance Fragile Contexts Wed, 12 Feb 2014 19:27:48 +0000 kdevries 9312249 at http://www.comminit.com Sustainable Development Starts and Ends with Safe, Healthy, Well-Educated Children http://www.comminit.com/fragile-contexts/content/sustainable-development-starts-and-ends-safe-healthy-well-educated-children <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-date"><legend>Publication Date</legend><div class="field field-type-date field-field-date-0"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Wednesday, May 1, 2013</span> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <p>"Children’s rights and well-being should remain at the centre of the post-2015 agenda...." Anthony Lake</p> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-web-link"> <div class="field-label">Web link:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.unicef.org/socialpolicy/files/Sustainable_Development_post_2015.pdf" 0="s:6:&quot;a:0:{}&quot;;" target="_blank">Click here to read this 22-page document in PDF format</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.comminit.com/fragile-contexts/files/imagecache/thumbnail/unicef_3.jpg" alt="© UNICEF/Giacomo Pirozzi" title="© UNICEF/Giacomo Pirozzi" width="100" height="68" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-contactinfo"> <div class="field-label">Contact Information:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/fragile-contexts/content/liza-barrie-civil-society-partnerships-unicef">Liza Barrie - Civil Society Partnerships, UNICEF</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-source-text"> <div class="field-label">Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Email from Liza Barrie to The Communication Initiative on June 24 2013.<em> Image credit:</em> © UNICEF/Giacomo Pirozzi</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/fragile-contexts/content/sustainable-development-starts-and-ends-safe-healthy-well-educated-children" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/fragile-contexts/content/sustainable-development-starts-and-ends-safe-healthy-well-educated-children#comments Global Strategic Thinking Advocacy Advocacy - Partnerships for Child Rights Improved Physical Environments MDG 1. Poverty and Hunger Basic Education for All Children Community Participation Inclusive Politics MDG 2. Universal Primary Education Quality Early Learning to Scale Child Protection Conflict Reducing Violence Child Survival and Growth Person-to-Person Governance and Democracy MDG 7. Environment Education Environment Health United Nations Rights Youth UNICEF Global Children, Equity and Development Early Child Development Fragile Contexts Health UNICEF - Global (English) Africa Thu, 22 Aug 2013 18:32:28 +0000 jlevy 9306473 at http://www.comminit.com Shattered Lives: Challenges and Priorities for Syrian Children and Women in Jordan http://www.comminit.com/fragile-contexts/content/shattered-lives-challenges-and-priorities-syrian-children-and-women-jordan <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-date"><legend>Publication Date</legend><div class="field field-type-date field-field-date-0"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Thursday, June 13, 2013</span> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <p>"As of 4 June 2013, there are 470,573 Syrian refugees in Jordan. 53% are children under 18 years of age. The majority of Syrian refugees live in host communities in Jordan, mainly in the northern and central governorates. Approximately 120,000 Syrians live in Za’atari camp, Jordan’s largest refugee camp."</p> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-web-link"> <div class="field-label">Web link:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.unicef.org/wash/files/Shattered_Lives_June10.pdf" 0="s:6:&quot;a:0:{}&quot;;" target="_blank">Click here to read this 50-page document in PDF format.</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.comminit.com/fragile-contexts/files/imagecache/thumbnail/syria2.jpg" alt="© UNICEF/JORDAN2013/Kalpesh Lathigra" title="© UNICEF/JORDAN2013/Kalpesh Lathigra" width="100" height="92" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-contactinfo"> <div class="field-label">Contact Information:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/fragile-contexts/node/268827">UNICEF Jordan</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-source-text"> <div class="field-label">Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/redirect.cgi?r=http://www.unicef.org/infobycountry/jordan.html" target="_blank">United Nations Children’s Fund Jordan website</a>, accessed August 6 2013. <em>Image credit: © UNICEF/JORDAN2013/Kalpesh Lathigra</em></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-link-other-nodes"> <div class="field-label">Related Summaries:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/fragile-contexts/content/shattered-lives-challenges-and-priorities-syrian-children-and-women-jordan-adolescents">Shattered Lives: Challenges and Priorities for Syrian Children and Women in Jordan: Adolescents</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/fragile-contexts/content/shattered-lives-challenges-and-priorities-syrian-children-and-women-jordan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/fragile-contexts/content/shattered-lives-challenges-and-priorities-syrian-children-and-women-jordan#comments Jordan Syria Strategic Thinking 10 to 14 years 15 to 19 years Academic Institutions Advocacy Improved Physical Environments MDG 1. Poverty and Hunger Mobile Populations Basic Education for All Children Community Participation MDG 2. Universal Primary Education Quality Early Learning to Scale Bilaterals Child Protection Conflict MDG 3. Gender Equality Public Expectations Reducing Violence Child Survival and Growth Civil Society MDG 4. Child Mortality Person-to-Person State Functions Community Groups Interpersonal MDG 5. Maternal Health Development Assistance Adolescents and Migration MDG 7. Environment Education Environment Government Departments Gender Health NGOs Immunisation and Vaccines Natural Resources Management Nutrition United Nations Population Rights Women Youth UNICEF Adolescent Development Global Children, Equity and Development Early Child Development Fragile Contexts Health Natural Resource Management UNICEF - Global (English) Tue, 06 Aug 2013 14:50:13 +0000 jlevy 9305808 at http://www.comminit.com Malnutrition casts a shadow over Balochistan’s future http://www.comminit.com/fragile-contexts/content/malnutrition-casts-shadow-over-balochistan%E2%80%99s-future <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.comminit.com/fragile-contexts/files/imagecache/thumbnail/523279_10152122520990121_2111832808_n.jpg" alt="" title="Quetta Balochistan :A nomad child holding a piece of bread in front of his makeshift shelter" width="100" height="67" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <p><em>Author: jawahir, July 17 2013</em></p> <p><em>(The name of the non-government organization (NGO) involved here and the official mentioned here have been kept confidential upon their request.)</em></p> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/fragile-contexts/content/malnutrition-casts-shadow-over-balochistan%E2%80%99s-future" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/fragile-contexts/content/malnutrition-casts-shadow-over-balochistan%E2%80%99s-future#comments Pakistan Advocacy Blogs: Global Health Policies Improved Physical Environments MDG 1. Poverty and Hunger Children Conflict Reducing Violence Child Survival and Growth MDG 4. Child Mortality Person-to-Person State Functions Development Assistance Government Departments Nutrition Women Global Children, Equity and Development Policy Blogs Early Child Development Fragile Contexts Health Tue, 16 Jul 2013 13:27:56 +0000 jawahir 9305139 at http://www.comminit.com