October 2012

31 October - 3 November 2012
The Second Global Symposium on Health System Research >> takes place in Beijing.

31 October 2012
A report of the CSIS Global Health Policy Centre is entitled 'Improving Mortality and Other Aspects of Women's Health. The United States' Global Role' >> and written by Phillip Nieburg.

31 October 2012
The International Disability Alliance and the International Disability and Development Consortium have drafted a position paper 'Make the post-MDG framework inclusive of persons with disabilities' >>

29 October 2012
There is a paper by Duncan Green, Stephen Hale and Matthew Lockwood on 'How can a post-2015 Agreement drive real change?' >>

29 October 2012
The WHO and the World Meteorological Organisation launched an Atlas of health and climate >>.

25-27 October 2012
The OECD's 5th meeting of the Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes >> took place.

24 October 2012
Mike Waghorne at the Public World website >> discusses the World BAnk's Doing Business Report and the latest World Development Report in a comparative perspective.

24 October 2012

The World BAnk released 'Africa Can Help Feed Africa: Removing Barriers to Regional trade in Food Staples' >>

23 October 2012

The second edition of 'From Poverty to Power. How Active Citizens and Effective States can Change the Change the World' >> by Duncan Green (Oxfam) is released.

11 October 2012
The first 'Day of the Girl' >> generated several initiatives, see for example: Day of the Girl Summit >>, Plan International >> and DfID >>.

10 October 2012
The Bank Information Centre asks 'Why is the World Bank Excluding People with Disabilities' >>.

9 October 2012
A briefing note 'Underwriting the Poor: A Global Fund for Social Protection' >> by the Special Rapporteur on the right to food and the Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights has been published.

9 October 2012
The Institute for Policy Studies sent a letter >> signed by 58 organisations to World Bank president Jim Kim, urging him to champion financial transaction taxes.

9 October 2012
An UNRIS Project Brief 'Potential and Limits of Social and Solidarity Economy' >> was published.

8 October 2012
The IMF World Economic Outlook 'Coping with High Debt and Sluggish Growth' >> has been released. A comment by Ronald Janssen can be found here >>   and at the Bretton Woods project website >>

4 October 2012
An UNRISD Research and Policy Brief 'Inequalities and the Post-2015 Development Agenda' >> was released, writtne by Rheem Al-Adhami and Shahra Razavi.

1-2 October 2012
The Social Forum of the UN Human Rights Council >> takes place.

1 October 2012

The World Bank's World Development Report 2013 on Jobs >> is published.
A related post is Touch Stone >>.

1 October 2012
A report by HelpAGE and UNFPA 'Ageing in the Twenty-first Century: A Celebration and a Challenge' >>.

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