The book describes the rules, procedures and practices of the General Assembly (GA) in a simple, easily understandable manner. In her foreword, President of the Swiss Confederation Doris Leuthard, expresses her hopes that the handbook would become a useful tool for all those working with the GA and would contribute to a smooth and efficient functioning of the GA as one of the main UN organs.
This publication consists of six tables providing an overview of public development assistance (Swiss Confederation, cantons, communes) and private grants (NGOs) from Switzerland in 2014, by recipient country and by organization. It also includes a list of the main projects by country. The appendix contains a list of Swiss private organizations active in development cooperation.
A cornerstone of Switzerland‘s development and humanitarian aid policy.
The world’s leading development institutions prescribe protective measures designed to manage the social and environmental impact of the projects they fund. The World Bank has recently reviewed its safeguards.
Fragile Corne de l'Afrique: Reportage au Kenya, en Somalie et en Ethiopie / Une ouverture audacieuse: L'émergence des petits capitalistes à Cuba / Crédits controversés: Des investisseurs privés financent l'aide humanitaire et en tirent profit
Jeunes et adolescents: Ils sont 1,8 milliard dans le monde - un immense potentiel/ Egypte: La bureaucratie, obstacle au développement / Flux financiers illicites: Les pays pauvres durement touchés
No development cooperation without communication: The new manual explains the basic concepts and provides practical methods for systematic planning of communication for development. Case studies from 24 SDC-countries show the wide range of applications: from behavior change to political participation and with methods from community theater to video documentation and much more.