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May 29, 2018
In Navigation by Judgment, Dan Honig argues that high-quality implementation of foreign aid programs often requires contextual information that cannot be seen by those in distant headquarters....
May 30, 2018
For over a decade, Boko Haram has waged a campaign of terror across northeastern Nigeria. In 2014, the kidnapping of 276 girls in Chibok shocked the world, giving rise to the #BringBackOurGirls...
May 31, 2018
As countries struggle with political pressures to close borders and question the value of traditional aid to humanitarian emergencies, divisive rhetoric can often drown out reasoned debate. The...
June 1, 2018
Three years ago, the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) launched the DREAMS partnership, an ambitious and innovative effort to reduce HIV infection rates among adolescent...
June 11, 2018
There is a lot of development data out there. But how do we translate this information into better development decisions--and better outcomes? This event, convened by the development nonprofit...

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May 22, 2018
As part of the G7 meetings, Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau will host a meeting of G7 Development Ministers – the first of its kind since 2010....
May 17, 2018
Intensive and potentially unethical marketing of infant formula is believed to be responsible for millions of infant deaths in low- and middle-income...
May 16, 2018
Economic recovery in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) is gaining momentum, but more work is needed to ensure growth is both sustainable and...
May 15, 2018
Each year, delegations representing all World Health Organization (WHO) Member States attend the World Health Assembly (WHA) to determine the...
May 10, 2018
During the early 1990s Germany received over half a million Yugoslavians fleeing war. By 2000, many of these refugees were repatriated. In their new...
May 9, 2018
In recent years, cash transfer programming (CTP) has emerged as one of the most significant innovations in international humanitarian assistance...
May 2, 2018
Pascale Hélène Dubois will discuss the global impact of World Bank investigation and prevention activities and then join a panel with...
May 1, 2018
Over 1 billion women lack access to financial services due to economic and social barriers, time and mobility constraints, and discrimination in...

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