global development

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In a world rife with daunting global challenges--from civil war in Syria, to ISIS, US relations with Russia, the refugee
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If our new president sets this goal, it would be an inspiration and challenge for all Americans and for people around the world.
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Pota Vida PotaVida creates hardware and software solutions that bring data-driven decision making to aid and disaster relief
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Allow me to introduce you to a young, HIV positive mother--we'll call her "Sarah"--in South Africa. Sarah is living in extreme
The World Post
Photo courtesy of Shutterstock At minimum, establishing a new development and foreign aid agenda doesn't need a complete
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As this stage, we could bet that development assistance will likely be positioned early on in the Trump administration as
Parents
If I wanted to make private subject like periods something shameless and normal in our society, I might as well give the public example of how to have these “open” conversations.
Black Voices
On Leadership versus Management: One head does not go into Council. African proverb On Followership: He who thinks he is
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The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) target 2030 as the deadline for ending AIDS as a public health threat. Our goal, though, is within reach--closer than ever, in fact.
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In many communities, a few trusted individuals manage the financial assets of a village savings and lending group, acting
Politics
From the very beginning of this Administration, President Obama has elevated sustainable development to a core pillar of American foreign policy. In a world that is growing increasingly interconnected, we recognize that development is not charity -- it is a prudent investment in the security and prosperity of us all.
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The international family planning community knows "what works." What have been lacking, however, are political will and adequate financial and human resources to enable wider provision of family planning services.
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The ability to make and receive payments electronically has emerged, in recent years, as a technology hero during natural disasters and health pandemics. At a time when more people than ever are affected by conflict and crisis, there is good news.
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This week, government officials, advocates, policymakers, corporate leaders, journalists, and others are in Copenhagen for Women Deliver, a major international conference focused on the health, rights, and well-being of women and girls.
Business
In the developed world, we take the universal availability of the Internet largely for granted. That connectivity in turn creates tremendous opportunities and benefits for individuals and businesses alike. What we often forget is that less than half of the world's population has access to the Internet.
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Trickle Up works in some of the poorest and most remote places on earth and for most of our supporters, making the journey
Business
As the mobile sector continues to contract, the question of how companies can reach customers like Alvarado's Guatemalan
The World Post
The Internet holds the potential to become the most equal-opportunity platform for economic empowerment the world has ever known. Yet the only way to realize this goal is for the entire planet -- yes, every one of the world's nearly seven-and-a-half billion inhabitants -- to gain affordable Internet access.
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“The whole world is our backyard, and we ignore it at our peril.”