The African Network of Parliamentarians on the MDGs Meets in Addis Ababa Ethiopia

“Parliaments are key for ensuring the achievement of the MDGs in Africa. Where parliaments are active they make a huge difference to implementing the MDGs. Africa is proof.” – Charles Abugre, Africa Director of the … Continue reading

Payment of Wages Under Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MNEREGA)

Koraput District – Orissa, India –  Sadan Krishani a 29-year-old daily labourer lives with his wife and son in Chakarliguda village in Koraput, a tribal-populated remote district in the central Indian state of Orissa, where … Continue reading

MDGs: United Struggle Towards National Realisation

Nigeria, 19 Jan 2012 – As the 2015 deadline year for realisation of the eight global Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) draws nearer, the House of Representatives Committee on the MDGs, the United Nations Millennium Campaign … Continue reading

Indians Use Cell Phones to Plug Holes in Governance

This article from the Washington Post describes an exciting new program being conducted in two Indian districts in which citizens can connect directly with government officials to report problems via cell phones. LONDHIYA, INDIA — … Continue reading

Success Stories From Asia and the Pacific

With 5 years remaining until 2015, we are at the critical junction for achievement of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). Marking the 10th anniversary of the Millennium Declaration, heads of states will once again gather … Continue reading