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Reform

UN Sustainable Development Goals

GOAL 9: Industry, Innovation and InfrastructureGOAL 11: Sustainable Cities and CommunitiesGOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong InstitutionsGOAL 17: Partnerships to achieve the Goal

Description

Reform means the improvement or amendment of what is wrong, corrupt, unsatisfactory, etc. The use of the word in this way emerges in the late 18th century and is believed to originate from Christopher Wyvill's Association movement which identified “Parliamentary Reform” as its primary aim.

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Organizations relating to Reform

International Black Women for Wages for Housework / Est. 1975
International Rehabilitation Centre for Victims of Totalitarian Regimes and Civil War, Kiev / Est. 1994
Standing Commission on World Mission
European Trade Union Education Network
World Union of General Zionists / Est. 1991
Association for the Documentation, Preservation and Enhancement of the Euro-Mediterranean Cultural Heritage / Est. 2006
DIAKONIA - Protestant Refugee Service
International Committee for Economic Reform and Cooperation, Kiev / Est. 1993
Consultative Meeting of Contracting Parties to the London Convention/Meeting of Contracting Parties to the London Protocol / Est. 1975
Center for Russia and Eurasia / Est. 1983
Communist International / Est. 1919
Women in Dialogue / Est. 1975
International Federation of Calvinists / Est. 1932
Soeurs des Petites Filles Pauvres de l'Institut Palazzolo / Est. 1869
International Foundation, Brussels / Est. 1983
Anti-Defamation League of B'nai B'rith / Est. 1913
World Mining Congress / Est. 1958
International League for the Defence and Development of Protestantism / Est. 1926
Socialist International Research Council / Est. 1971
International Ergonomics Association / Est. 1961
Salvation Army Students' Fellowship / Est. 1942
Radical Faeries / Est. 1998
Lola Solar Fund / Est. 1990
International Network for the Improvement of Banana and Plantain / Est. 1984
Federation of Staff Associations of United Nations and its Specialized Agencies in the Philippines / Est. 1983

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World Problems relating to Reform

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Inadequate fiscal policies
Inappropriate modernization of agriculture
Dissatisfaction with personal image
Thwarted community enthusiasm
Bureaucratic resistance to self-review
Limited availability of investment capital for urban renewal
Lack of facilities for disturbed children
Shortage of time for appropriate policy making

Action Strategies relating to Reform

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Providing rapid emergency response
Providing social security services
Pursuing human rights
Improving sense of time
Securing food supplies
Advancing bilingual education
Conserving global biodiversity
Promoting sustainability through cross-sectoral dialogue
Assisting those in poverty
Improving military technology
Developing rural communities
Cultivating appreciation of cultural heritage
Reforming the United Nations
Developing critical judgement
Improving food self-sufficiency
Reforming policy
Increasing aid to developing countries
Motivating cooperation
Revitalizing rural subsistence economy
Studying social reform
Clarifying alternative development systems
Preserving gene resources
Sustaining industrial innovation
Combining biodiversity conservation with agricultural reform
Providing food aid

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