LS Global Studies Human rights in Bolivia 1997 ? Protect population from human rights violation, promote and educate population about culture of human rights, culture of compliance and respect for human rights - Institution complies with Bolivian law supported by Canadian government Canada Ecuador Development Fund Protect the vulnerable, economically self sustaining, worked for 10 years, dispersing 5 million each year 500 invested across 8000 families, microcredit processes Local Initiatives for tomorrow (LIFT) achieve in 4 years community based approach 4.8 million dollars By Care Sri Lanka, NGO Directly address poverty and unemployment, provide credit through village contacts to entrepreneurs Women?s Health and Empowerment Project in India 2001 resulted in more women affiliated with community organizations, accessing local health care and sending daughters to school 30% accessing credit 93% are forming links with banks, schools and governments Addressing violence against women Global problems require global solutions cities for climate protection to help build capacity, reduce global warming and greenhouse gases in Latin America create policy Apollo Alliance (US) global issue of energy and pollutants brings together labor, corporations and state governments EU ahead of US, sets a standards for recycled products each product must include Out of crisis? can come new industries, can recreate new better labor standards Millennium Development Goals only partial commitment across the globe to eradicate poverty and hunger by 2015 universal primary education by 2015 promote gender equality by 2015 reduce child mortality improve maternal health combating HIV/AIDS, malaria ensure environmental sustainability half the people without access to clean drinking water development global partnership for development Who is going to follow through with them? What is the biggest issue that developing nations face? interest rates, DEBT requires spending money that could be devoted to Millennium Dev. Goals debt relief for poor nations, dent needs to be addressed Paris Club have agreed to cancel some debts HIPC ? highly indebted poor countries program that lasts from 5-7 years that follows same conditions as structural adjustment policies Eurodad the debt relief to HIPC nations should be unconditional core majority of African nations, should be given greater access to debt relief poor governments and corruption subjected to thieves and as a nation we should not be punished Jubilee Network faith based groups come together to look at problem created framework for how debts are to be addressed creditors and debtors need to be considered equal suggest ad hoc networks, remove IMF from dominant role of negotiations and go under United Nations take out the secrecy dealing of IMF all information should be open and available debt repayment amounts need to be assessed Global mobility of capital who is one of the actors we need to think about in response labor new labor guideline, idea, justice vs. efficiency; strategy, organize globally How to make policy effective? SKOCPOL- policies are successful when they have compensate those who provide services or are training to do so bring people together created partnerships among government and interest groups had access to funding create broad, not targeted entitlements
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