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U.N. Marks International Day For Eradication Of Poverty

U.N. News Centre: On international Day, Ban declares eradication of poverty a ‘most fundamental obligation’ “Amid pronounced increases in global inequality, the United Nations marked the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty [on Friday] with calls to accelerate efforts in eliminating poverty in all its forms…” (10/17).

Advocates Worry Focus On Maternal Health Risks Fading In Post-2015 Development Agenda

GlobalPost: Why maternal health and mortality matters “The world could be a lot less safe for mothers after 2015. As the deadline for the U.N. Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) approaches, advocates for maternal health say the issue is in danger of fading in future models of sustainability…” (Mendoza, 10/9).

Gambian Summit Aims To Empower Youth To End FGM

The Guardian: Gambian youth come together for conference to tackle FGM “…Spearheaded by Gambian-born Jaha Dukureh, the face of a Guardian-backed campaign to combat FGM in the U.S., the youth summit has brought 100 Gambians between the ages of 17 and 25 together to teach campaigning and social media skills…

Blog Post Highlights 10th Grand Challenges Meeting

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s “Impatient Optimists”: Celebrating Ten Years of Grand Challenges Trevor Mundel, president of global health at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, highlights the 10th annual Grand Challenges meeting happening this week. He writes, “[The Gates Foundation] will welcome more than 1,000 scientists and partners to…

USAID Official Attends Health Systems Conference In South Africa

USAID: USAID Assistant Administrator Dr. Pablos-Mendez Travels to South Africa for Health Systems Research Symposium “U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Assistant Administrator for the Bureau of Global Health Ariel Pablos-Mendez is in Cape Town, South Africa, through October 3 for the Third Global Symposium on Health Systems Research. The…

Iceland Announces Male-Only U.N. Conference On Women, Gender Equality

Associated Press: Iceland announces men-only U.N. meeting on women “Iceland is announcing a U.N. conference on women and gender equality — and only men and boys are invited. The country’s foreign affairs minister told the U.N. General Assembly of world leaders on Monday that the January ‘barbershop’ conference will be…

Obama Signs Executive Order To Strengthen Climate Resilience In U.S. Development Efforts, Announces New Partnerships

Media sources report on the U.N. Climate Summit, President Obama’s executive order requiring federal agencies to address climate resilience in all U.S. development projects, and the U.S. announcement of its participation in new climate change partnerships. Inter Press Service: Obama Mandates Climate Resilience in All U.S. Development Projects “All international development…

Sexual, Reproductive Rights Essential To Sustainable Development, UNFPA Head Says

Inter Press Service: Sexual & Reproductive Rights are Human Rights, Says UNFPA Head “Addressing a special session of the U.N. General Assembly on the 20th anniversary of the 1994 International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD), the Executive Director of the U.N. Population Fund (UNFPA) Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin said ……

USAID Asking ‘Right Questions’ To Reach Goal Of Ending Extreme Poverty

Center for Global Development’s “Rethinking U.S. Development Policy”: USAID’s Frontiers in Development Asks More Questions than It Answers … and That’s a Good Thing CGD Senior Policy Analyst Casey Dunning discusses her experience at USAID’s Frontiers in Development conference, “a two-day smorgasbord of keynotes, panels, roundtables, and an Innovation Marketplace…