Carlos Cortez Ruiz, member of Participate’s Partcipatory Research Group, gives an overview of his experience engaging with the United Nations dialogues with civil society around the construction of a post-2015 development agenda. He trusts that governments, international organisations, the private sector, the civil society and all citizens work together to achieve change.
Posts Tagged: Millennium Development Goals
As the final Ground Level Panel of the four GLPs hosted in Egypt, Brazil, Uganda and India, Praxis in India has just concluded their panel. In this blog article, Tom Thomas reflects on the frustrations felt by the panelists of their experience of marginalisation and living in extreme poverty in contrast to their determination and hope to make a significant change.
Tom Thomas, (CEO, Praxis Institute for Participatory Practices), is reflecting on the ATD Fourth World Conference on ‘Building the Post 2015 sustainable development agenda with people living in extreme poverty’ held in New York in June. He highlights the unequivocal agreement between the participants of the importance of equitable education, and yet the divergence in understanding what that means and how it can be achieved.
Participate are in Bali this week to tell policy makers ‘what matters most’ to those living with extreme poverty.
Danny Burns The Participate team spent much of last week preparing for and engaging with the High Level Panel. The panel was very open and responsive to our message, and a number of panel members filled in the postcards that we provided, asking them to indicate how they might engage with Participate. These are all […]