ERIC Number: ED471168
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: N/A
Development Policies and Performance--World Issues and World Conferences.
Gitta, Cosmas, Ed.
Cooperation South, n2 2000
In the business of development, breakthroughs require international communication to help spread potential benefits widely. Obstacles demand international commitment to marshal vision, resources, and effort sufficient to the challenge. This issue of "Cooperation South" contains a two part focus, conveying innovations in development policy and performance, while providing critical reviews of the big issues tackled during the 2000 global conferences. The "Development Policies and Performance" section contains six articles: (1) "Learning to Listen, Listening to Learn: Participatory Approach to Programme Development" (John F. E. Ohiorhenuan); (2) "Towards Balance in Aid Relationships: Donor Performance Monitoring in Low-Income Developing Countries" (Gerry Helleiner); (3) "Human Rights, Human Development and the Seven Freedoms" (J.Paul Martin); (4) "The African Growth and Opportunity Act of the U.S." (Julius Nyang'oro); (5) "The New Partnership Agreement between ACP and EU: Unresolved Issues" (Severine M. Rugumamu); and (6) "Supply-Side Industrial Strategy: The Case of Bosnia and Herzegovina" (Dragoljub Stojanov). The "World Issues and World Conferences" section contains five articles: (1) "Women's Issues Five Years after Beijing: Progress and Drawbacks" (Hilkka Pietila); (2) "World Social Summit 2000: Ten Benchmark Issues"; (3) "From Population to Reproductive Health: Finding a New Yardstick" (Balla Musa Silla); (4) "The First South Summit: A Critical Evaluation" (Bhaskar Menon); and (5) "Sustaining Our Future: The Millennium Report of the UN Secretary-General" (Kofi Annan). Additional articles are: "Windows on the South: Current Trends, Perspectives, and Events" and "Sharing Ideas--Breaking the Silence on AIDS in Africa." (BT)
Descriptors: Civil Liberties, Development Communication, Geographic Regions, International Communication, Regional Cooperation, Social Problems
United Nations Development Programme, Special Unit for TCDC, One United Nations Plaza, FF-121, New York, NY 10017. Tel: 212-906-5737; Fax: 212-906-6352; Web site: http://www.undp.org/.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: United Nations Development Programme, New York, NY.