Global Sustainable Development Goals, including Goal 10, Adopted

Goal 10, “Reducing inequalities within and among countries,” is a centerpiece of the new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), negotiated for the past 3 years and adopted on 25 September 2015 by all nations in the UN. (Read more here.) IfE was instrumental in the...

Field Hearings to be held among Ebola Survivors in Sierra Leone

IfE partners in Sierra Leone are launching Field Hearings among Ebola survivors around Freetown to learn how they experienced the disease, its impacts, and the efforts to stop Ebola and prevent further outbreaks. Led by Simon Olagai of Freetown, the Field Hearings...

IfE Builds Participatory Monitoring & Accountability Network

A transition from a development paradigm of “aid and charity” to one of “justice and equality” is currently underway, with the new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) talking about human rights, equality, and participation by all, including the poorest and most...

IfE Partners Monitor Relief Effort in Nepal

IfE’s Field Hearings partners in Nepal met recently to elect a Country Coordinator for the next 2 years (selecting Bhola Bhattarai), and to set priorities for their work. They are organizing a citizen’s monitoring network to watch over the relief effort following...

IfE’s Pakistan Partners Address Conflict

Violence across Pakistan, including conflict in the KPK (Khyber Pakhtunkhwa) Province, political assassinations and mass killings, violence against women, killings of health workers and more, has caused people throughout the country to mourn, live in fear, and lose...

IfE Forms Collaboration with US Network

IfE and the U.S. network Poor People’s Economic Human Rights Campaign (PPEHRC), are joining forces to launch a collaboration across the U.S., bringing poor and marginalized communities into the global Field Hearings network and facilitating community discussions...