As global governments begin to negotiate and agree on a framework for a development agenda post-2015, it is heartening to note that unlike the MDGs that were developed in a top down manner, development of the post-2015 framework has been consultative, at least via CSO mediated processes. Efforts such as Ground Level Panels (GLPs) by […]
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Article by Neva Frecheville, originally posted on CAFOD policy team blog, Serpents and Doves A warm welcome to Ban Ki-Moon’s new independent expert advisory group on the data revolution. While the data revolution conversation has been bubbling away over the last year, it’s been difficult to see how it will be brought into the official post-2015 […]
‘People are sick and tired of being subjects of research. We are doing action research so people are becoming subjects of transformation.’ Watch the documentary film showcasing some of the participatory research carried out in 29 countries with communities experiencing poverty and marginalisation, as part of the Participate initiative.
Participate co-Director, Joanna Wheeler reflects on the United Nations process to design a new development framework when the MDGs expire in 2015. She looks at how and why the world’s poorest citizens need to participate in deciding this new development agenda.
Version disponible en español aqui “The work with Participatory Video allowed us to recognise and prioritise our experiences arising from our daily work and embark in things that before we didn’t allow ourselves (or we weren’t allowed to do)…” One of the key activities of the Participate initiative is putting cameras in the hands of […]