UNCTAD COVID-19 Response Portal
Posted by Andrew Dunn in Social Sciences and Humanities Librarians’ Blog on May 17, 2021
United Nations Conference on trade and development has launched a new portal with data on the impact of Covid-19 on manufacturing, trade and foreign direct investment. It has 25 indicators. Including vaccine role out, stock market prices, exports, levels of debt, investment and trade.
Posted in Economics, Work and Employment | Tagged COVID-19, Development, Foreign trade, International Development, trade, United Nations | Leave a response
UN Day of South-South Cooperation
Posted by Andrew Dunn in Social Sciences and Humanities Librarians’ Blog on September 14, 2020
UN Day South South Cooperation is held on the 12th September. It is intended to mark the importance of networks of collaboration amongst nations in the Global south as a key to development. This report summarises the challenges and opportunities it offers: · Role of South-South cooperation and the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development: […]
Posted in Economics, Management, Risk, Crisis and Disaster Management, Security and risk, Work and Employment | Tagged Development, Global South, International Development, United Nations | Leave a response
The Black Humanitarian
Posted by Andrew Dunn in Social Sciences and Humanities Librarians’ Blog on September 11, 2020
Black Humanitarian is a website created by Susan Sebatindira which aims to raise the profile of BAME aid workers and to offer them a place to network and connect. See this introduction from the LSE. There are regular video features from practitioners offering insight into their role and career.
Posted in Management | Tagged BAME, Disaster and Emergency, Disaster management, International Development, Risk and security | Leave a response
Mapping NGOs website
Posted by Andrew Dunn in Social Sciences and Humanities Librarians’ Blog on March 2, 2018
This is the website of a research project run jointly by the Global Development Institute (GDI, University of Manchester) and the Sheffield Institute for International Development. It is attempting to map the complex landscape of relationships within the UK-based international development NGO sector. It is using information already available in the public domain, focusing on members of […]
Posted in Economics, Politics | Tagged International Development, NGOs, Scotland, United Kingdom | Leave a response