What’s the true cost of indulging in fast fashion and how are social media  influencers connected? Overall winner of the 2019 Trinity College Dublin Development Issues Blog Series, Moya McDermott, investigates.

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Corruption Redefined

Conor O’Brien, a 2019 Trinity College Dublin Development Issues Series Final Five finalist, explores corruption in its many guises.

"A civilization is not destroyed by wicked people; it is not necessary that people be wicked but only that they be spineless."

James Baldwin, The Fire Next Time, January 31, 1963
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Training materials produced to match the dynamism and energy of the youth-led climate strikes, Climate Revolution is a youth work resource for Global Educators, Youth Workers, Development Education practitioners, trainers, climate activists, changemakers of all shapes and sizes but in particular those working with the current generation of young people.

Rivers are being poisoned, and even graveyards are being dug up in the pursuit of raw minerals.

Even the dead can’t rest peacefully in the town of Azacualpa, Honduras, as a Canadian mining company digs up bodies for gold, despite the objections of family and community members.

Launched in October 2019, this short film by Gerry McColgan and Garry Walsh of Trócaire visits the community of Azacualpa to hear their story, and explains why Trócaire is campaigning for a UN treaty that would force international companies to respect human rights in their operations.

What is undernutrition? How many children in Africa are underweight, stunted or wasted, or don’t get the minimum amount of food they need?

A factsheet by Africa Check as part of the World Food Day series.

In Focus

New Have you ever wanted to look for whether the SDGs are directly or indirectly included in a resource – whether a booklet, a short film, an issue-based activity pack or an NGO report?

Say hello, to the Sustainable Development Goals Explorer. Quickly find resources from our library that are relevant to each of the Sustainable Development Goals, 1 through 17.

Expect new books, videos and cutting edge global justice research reports to be added to the resource library, fortnightly.