May 112008
 
UNESCO - Education for All by 2015: will we make it?

Education for All – Global Monitoring Report – will we make it by 2015? http://portal.unesco.org/education/en/ev.php-URL_ID=49591&URL_DO=DO_TOPIC&URL_SECTION=201.html A mid-term assessment of where the world stands on its commitment to provide basic education for all children, youth and adults by 2015. What education policies and programmes have been successful? What are the main challenges? How much aid is [...]

May 012008
 
South Africa: All languages equal but English (and Afrikaans?) more equal?

All languages equal but English (and Afrikaans?) more equal? This article about South Africa languages was posted on Language Policy list April 30th, 2008 by Pierre De Vos Is it not strange – as a writer asks in an interesting piece in The Herald newspaper – that 14 years after the advent of democracy in [...]

Apr 072008
 
Burkina Faso IMF: Poverty Reducation and Growth Facility report 2008

Statement by an IMF Staff Mission to Burkina Faso Press Release No. 08/71 An International Monetary Fund (IMF) team led by Mr. Norbert Funke visited Burkina Faso during March 19-April 2 2008 for the 2nd review of the program supported under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility (PRGF). The mission reviewed economic developments and prospects, [...]