Tag Archives: aid

More literacy, less indoctrination please

Goal 2: Achieve Universal Primary Education No modern day blog about global education rights is complete without at least mentioning its greatest ambassador and icon: Malala Yousafzai. I recently saw the documentary about her life and was once again won over … Continue reading

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Global partnership

Goal 8: Develop a Global Partnership for Development The eighth goal formulated by the United Nations in 2000 as part of the Millennium Development Goals revolves around “global partnership”, which in the light of recent events and the current state … Continue reading

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A call to action

Earlier this year I published a blog in response to a debate regarding the Millennium development goals, that will come to an end this year. I promised myself I would dedicate a blog to every one of these goals. Months … Continue reading

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Yemen & me

Dear Yemen, You and I never met, all though for a bit I thought we might be together for at least some years. My dad is a restless soul and his work has always involved visiting countries like you. He … Continue reading

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Syriasly

This blog has been sitting in my drafty drafts-file for a long time. For a while, all it contained was a general topic, some keywords and a title. I started writing it back in the day when we still saw Assad as … Continue reading

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Mea Culpa

During my study I followed some courses on Latin American literature. One of my favorite stories was a story called “La causa que refresca”, or “the cause that refreshes” by José Miguel Sánchez (Yoss). It is a monologue from the … Continue reading

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