Flashcards in Global governance Deck (16)
What does Global Governance refer too?
The ways in which global affairs which are affecting the world are managed
What does environmental sustainability mean?
A state in which the demands placed on the environment can be met without reducing the quality of the environment for the future
What does an NGO define as?
Any non-profit, voluntary groups with a common interest, which is organised in a local, national or international level. Sometimes referred too as a 'civil society organisation'
What has global governance focused on in recent years?
What international issues has global governance focused on recently?
Reducing environmental problems
Trade and invest inequities
Reduction of poverty
Human rights violation
What are the UNDP's aims?
Eradication of poverty
Reduction of inequality
How many countries do the UNDP operate in?
What was set by the UNDP in 2000?
Millennium Development Goals (MDGs)
What are members of the UN in the process of defining?
Sustainable development goals (SDGs)
What demonstrates the SDGs that the UN are in the process of defining?
The UN Global Goals for Sustainable Development 2015 - an aesthetically pleasing diagram with '17 goals to transform our world'
What are the main roles of NGOs?
Protection, prevention, promotion, transformation
How do NGOs protect?
Providing relief to victims of disaster and assisting the poor
'Give A Man A Fish'
How do NGOs prevent?
By reducing peoples vulnerability, through income diversification and savings
'Teach A Man To Fish'
How do NGOs promote?
They increase peoples chances are opportunities
'Organise a Fisherman's Co-Op'
How do NGOs transform?
Redressing social, political and economic exclusion of oppression
'Protect Fishing & Fishing Rights'