Mobilising Public Opinion against Global Poverty

Citizens in OECD countries quite unambiguously support more solidarity and justice at the international level; however, despite the adoption of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) by their governments in 2000, they remain insufficiently informed and educated about global development challenges....

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Main Author: Fransman, Jude
Other Authors: Solignac Lecomte, Henri-Bernard
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Paris OECD Publishing 2004
Series:OECD Development Centre Policy Insights
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Collection: OECD Books and Papers - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:Citizens in OECD countries quite unambiguously support more solidarity and justice at the international level; however, despite the adoption of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) by their governments in 2000, they remain insufficiently informed and educated about global development challenges. With increased understanding of the issues, citizens could provide greater support for more efficient and coherent development policies as well as for more funding. This requires new efforts by national authorities to report on desirable outcomes and on the results and effectiveness of international development policies towards achieving them
Physical Description:5 p. 21 x 29.7cm