Pursuing the MDGs through Local Government: Naoros Village

Winner of the Global Forum on Local Development Video Contest, the video below shows local government in action. The video depicts the direct link between Millennium Development Goals and locally planned, led, and implemented initiatives in Naoros village. The mobilization of the local populace in developing irrigation infrastructure directly pursues MDG #1- eradicating extreme poverty.…

CIVICUS: World Alliance for Citizen Participation

CIVICUS is an international alliance dedicated to strengthening citizen action and civil society around the world. The organization focuses on three main areas: Protecting the rights of civil society; Strengthening civil society good practices; and Increasing the influence of civil society. CIVICUS undertakes a variety of projects in each of the aforementioned areas including the…