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Conflict Diamonds A National Geographic Special on conflict diamonds. I am a mining specialist, not a conflict specialist. But on my recent trip to Sierra Leone, I was struck by the ever-present…

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Last week I was a panelist at a civil society organization seminar during the World Bank Annual Meetings on the topic of “Engaging with Citizens for Greater Development Impact.” The task for the…

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La participation citoyenne est un moyen de responsabiliser le peuple d’une nation et de lui permettre de prendre part, de manière constructive et efficace, aux décisions publiques. Depuis janvier…

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With oil in Niger and Uganda, natural gas in Mozambique and Tanzania, iron ore in Guinea and Sierra Leone―African countries are increasingly finding rich new deposits of oil, gas, or minerals and…

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Pétrole au Niger et en Ouganda, gaz naturel au Mozambique et en Tanzanie, minerai de fer en Guinée et Sierra Leone : les découvertes d’abondants gisements miniers et d’hydrocarbures se multiplient…

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首次发表在 Huffington Post. 虽然几十年来在妇女平等方面取得了一些进展,但最近的一项研究 (en) 表明,在被调查的国家中,几乎有90%的国家仍然拥有某种法律或法规阻止妇女合法地全面利用她们所面临的经济机会。 容忍这种落后的、限制妇女的法律和法规的决策者们实际上使得他们的经济体在发展过程中被束缚住了一只手臂。换言之,由于阻挠了一半的人口以她们的才能做出最大的贡献,…

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