Ahmed ElAmin - THINK ABOUT IT http://development.thinkaboutit.eu/index.php/think3/post TH!NK ABOUT IT #3 en krennie1@gmail.com Copyright 2012 2012-03-07T23:11:51+00:00 Ahmed ElAmin - Media commitment: focus on the particular http://development.thinkaboutit.eu/think3/post/media_commitment_focus_on_the_particular/ http://development.thinkaboutit.eu/think3/post/media_commitment_focus_on_the_particular/#When:08:33:21Z Media advocacy around a cause seems to have mostly died the death of traditional journalism, but at least the UK's Guardian has shown its commitment with its backing of Uganda’s Katine project. Media 2010-07-06T08:33:21+00:00 Ahmed ElAmin - Aid and the status quo of occupation http://development.thinkaboutit.eu/think3/post/aid_and_the_status_quo_of_occupation/ http://development.thinkaboutit.eu/think3/post/aid_and_the_status_quo_of_occupation/#When:14:02:37Z The Lancet, a leading medical journal, has followed up on its series of studies on health in the occupied Palestinian territories. Aid 2010-07-02T14:02:37+00:00 Ahmed ElAmin - World Cup 2010: Truth in comedy http://development.thinkaboutit.eu/think3/post/world_cup_2010_truth_in_comedy/ http://development.thinkaboutit.eu/think3/post/world_cup_2010_truth_in_comedy/#When:12:04:08Z OK, it’s time for a fresh take on the injustice of the World Cup and FIFA to poorer South Africans. For this you need a comedian. Media 2010-06-26T12:04:08+00:00 Ahmed ElAmin - A quest for minerals http://development.thinkaboutit.eu/think3/post/a_quest_for_minerals/ http://development.thinkaboutit.eu/think3/post/a_quest_for_minerals/#When:10:18:22Z A new EU report on the global supply of raw materials shows just how much the role of the developing world has changed from being the traditional "hewers of wood and drawers of water". Trade 2010-06-18T10:18:22+00:00 Ahmed ElAmin - Development begins at home http://development.thinkaboutit.eu/think3/post/development_begins_at_home/ http://development.thinkaboutit.eu/think3/post/development_begins_at_home/#When:12:32:26Z You could be eligible for the European Year Journalist Award 2010. Media 2010-04-28T12:32:26+00:00 Ahmed ElAmin - Name and shame:  a new World Bank-IMF report on development http://development.thinkaboutit.eu/think3/post/name_and_shame_a_new_world_bank-imf_report_on_development/ http://development.thinkaboutit.eu/think3/post/name_and_shame_a_new_world_bank-imf_report_on_development/#When:15:27:30Z The World Bank is the latest to post a report as a means of goading into action recalcitrant governments who are falling behind their promised commitments to the Millennium Development Goals. Aid 2010-04-23T15:27:30+00:00 Ahmed ElAmin - Kicking ass on development aid http://development.thinkaboutit.eu/think3/post/kicking_ass_on_development_aid/ http://development.thinkaboutit.eu/think3/post/kicking_ass_on_development_aid/#When:10:58:59Z The 12-point EU action plan published today on the Millennium Development Goals set out how the 27 individual EU countries can meet the promise of the group to ensure the EU provides 0.7% gross national income (GNI) for aid by 2015. Aid 2010-04-21T10:58:59+00:00 Ahmed ElAmin - Serious commitments, credibility and trust http://development.thinkaboutit.eu/think3/post/serious_commitments_credibility_and_trust/ http://development.thinkaboutit.eu/think3/post/serious_commitments_credibility_and_trust/#When:09:15:51Z Brussels – Earlier this week I wrote a comment about holding countries – and the people they represent – to account for the promises they keep in relation to development aid. What is apparent from a recent OECD report is that individual countries have fallen behind in meeting their commitments. Aid 2010-04-21T09:15:51+00:00 Ahmed ElAmin - Football, education and bringing governments to account for their promises http://development.thinkaboutit.eu/think3/post/football_education_and_bringing_governments_to_account_for_their_promises/ http://development.thinkaboutit.eu/think3/post/football_education_and_bringing_governments_to_account_for_their_promises/#When:14:05:02Z It’s easy for governments to make grand promises on development – and then let them lapse. It happens all the time. People forget. Right? Aid 2010-04-19T14:05:02+00:00 Ahmed ElAmin - Talking in Tenerife http://development.thinkaboutit.eu/think3/post/talking_in_tenerife/ http://development.thinkaboutit.eu/think3/post/talking_in_tenerife/#When:11:05:47Z Bananas, the global financial crisis and climate change are the topics for discussion on the resort island of Tenerife as parliamentarians from the African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) group and Europe meet for their twice-annual get together. Politics 2010-03-30T11:05:47+00:00