SID Blogs

The CFS 51 presented an opportunity to move towards progress in the centrality of human rights and the transition toward more sustainable food systems. Yet our commitment does not stop with these major victories, as there are still countless battles to be fought, for women, gender, data and social protection.

Society for International Development co-convened and participated in the inaugural Debt and Development Academy (DaDA), held on 2-4 October 2023 in Arusha, Tanzania, co-hosted by the Pan African Lawyers Union (PALU), the African Forum and Network on Debt and Development (AFRODAD), and other partners. 

SID's Emily Karanja facilitates a session on the review of the Kampala Inter-Ministerial Conference on Migration, Environment and Climate Change, at the International Organization for Migration's Africa Youth Engagement Forum, held in Nairobi, Kenya.

Elissa Braunstein reviews the gendered employment impacts of the macroeconomic policy environment, with a particular focus on women’s employment. This is a summary version of the article: ‘Neoliberal Development Macroeconomics: A Consideration of its Gendered Employment Effects’, published by UNRISD, February 2012

A historic reflection by Shobha Raghuram on Rio+20

Magdalena Ackerman from SID talk about the priorities of the CSPIM during the CFS Gender Voluntary Guidelines negotiations at the United Nations in Rome.

The analysis emerging from this initiative and the three scenarios deduced presented challenge to us to imagine different ways the region might meet its energy needs in the period towards 2050 within a context of complex political and economic transitions coupled with looming ecological and climate limits.

The Local Conference of Youth on Climate in Kenya (LCOY Kenya) is an annual event under the auspices of YOUNGO, an official constituency of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).