Issues & Topics
Our background primers on the big issues.
Data and debate. An initial reflection from Indian writer and activist Arundhati Roy: ‘Whatever it is, coronavirus has made the mighty kneel and brought the
Any post-Covid-19 activities, must respond to its challenges by ensuring we do not return to what we have known as “normal” life. The long read, by Tom Roche
2019 was a busy year on a whole range of issues, ranging in everything from climate strike events across the world to fact checks and fighting hoaxes. Here’s the top 20 resources from the resources library developmenteducation.ie used in 2019.
2019 was a busy year on a whole range of issues, ranging in everything from climate strike events across the world to fact checks and fighting hoaxes. Here’s the top 10 blogs of 2019 developmenteducation.ie web report.
In the fourth part of the series, John Dornan and Suzanne Bunniss explore how the equality and empowerment of women relates to religious faith and development
In the third part of the series John Dornan and Suzanne Bunniss review faith groups and action over many years on environmental issues such as climate change, sustainability and our collective responsibilities to each other on a shared planet
In the second part of the series, John Dornan and Suzanne Bunniss explore what the value of religion or faith might be in addressing the major issues, challenges and stories we face in the 21st century?
The first part of a series argues that any understanding of development which disregards the role of faith is lacking a key dimension for a substantial proportion, perhaps a majority, of humanity. But can we identify precisely what that key dimension offers which might otherwise be missing?
Living Between Trains and Drains – “For every three Ugandans who get out of poverty, two fall back in”
In this second part of our series Living Between Trains and Drains, we explore the daily struggles and global realities of informal settlement living, with a focus on life in Namuwongo ‘slum’ in the city of Kampala in Uganda.
Living Between Trains and Drains – housing realities for one quarter of the world’s urban population
The Living Between Trains and Drains series explores the day-to-day stories which highlight issues experienced within high density urban living in the city of Kampala, Uganda.
Explores the rising food security crisis in Yemen, which is taking its toll following three years of civil war, which the UN warned is on course to become the worst famine in
Could you be an Energy Marshall? Access the full suite of Energy Bandits digital flyers, stickers and posters in building your campaign to tackle energy waste.
What were the top 10 countries and counties in Ireland that used the website, and what pages were popular? What were the most popular resources and tweets from the year
Obtaining up-to-date information, facts, figures as well as case studies and viewpoints on important current development and human rights issues has never been easier. Apart
A quick guide to the Sustainable Development Goals…in 5 minutes
Ethical Consumption is about making the connections between a product, where that product originated and in what context it has been produced.
These briefing notes have been designed to remind us of the larger, more fundamental questions that underpin specific issue discussions. Do we have duties and responsibilities in the world
This module explores the basic shape of our world today: it highlights a range of key issues and challenges, how we see them and how others see them; it also explores key debates
The choices we make every day effect how the world is the way it is, and why things are the way they are. The consumption animations seek to question the underlying relationships between ‘us’ as consumers, ‘them’ as producers
“The truth about AIDS is of course a general truth about what the world is like today. In other words: what we allow the world