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International Community Must Work Together To Address Humanitarian Crises

Huffington Post: The Forgotten Crises Samuel A. Worthington, CEO of InterAction “…We must not ignore people in Africa who are forced to flee from their homes due to violence and conflict. … [W]e must work to immediately alleviate suffering and build communities that are resilient to multiple shocks. … The…

Global Leaders Should Consider Creation Of Global Humanitarian Fund

The Guardian: The world needs a humanitarian fund to assist long-term crises Robin Davies, associate director of the Development Policy Centre at the Australian National University “…It is anomalous that the world is equipped with global funds to finance action on infectious diseases and climate change, but not humanitarian crises.…

Food Tank Blog Post Features Interview With CSIS Global Food Security Project Director

Food Tank: Ten Questions with Kimberly Flowers, Director of the Global Food Security Project “Food Tank, in partnership with American University, is hosting the 2nd Annual Food Tank Summit in Washington, D.C., on April 20-21, 2016. This two-day event will feature more than 75 different speakers from the food and…

U.N. Development Cooperation Forum High-Level Meeting Opens To Discuss SDG Implementation

U.N. News Centre: High-level U.N. forum on development cooperation paves way for ‘leaving no one behind’ “Following a day of fruitful discussions in workshops and informal meetings, the United Nations Development Cooperation Forum (DCF) High-level Symposium officially opened [Thursday] in Brussels, Belgium, with senior U.N. officials urging delegations to ensure…

Women’s Rights Must Move Beyond Rhetoric To Implementing ‘Concrete Actions’

Devex: Women’s equality and inclusive peace need to move beyond talk Simone Filippini, CEO of Cordaid “…[O]n the ground, that’s where the battle for women’s rights is being fought and where real progress is and needs to be made. It’s also where funding is needed most. … Instead of annually…

U.N. Must Promote Harm Reduction As HIV Prevention Strategy Among Drug Users

The Guardian: To end HIV in drug users, stop chasing the dream of a drug-free world Susie McLean, senior adviser on drug use and HIV for the International HIV/AIDS Alliance “…The evidence for the effectiveness of harm reduction interventions — reducing the negative consequences of drug use rather than focusing…

U.N. Officials Urge Focus On Gender Equality During World Humanitarian Summit

U.N. News Centre: U.N. officials call for concrete commitments on gender equality at World Humanitarian Summit “Top United Nations officials [Thursday] called on leaders to attend the World Humanitarian Summit in May and make concrete commitments to enhance gender equality, as women and girls are ‘central’ to humanitarian action…” (3/17).

Devex Profiles Health Organization Women Deliver, Founder Jill Sheffield

Devex: Maternal health issues ‘aren’t finished yet’ — and neither is Jill Sheffield “In 2007, 1,700 people gathered at a large conference center in an east London borough. They’d come at the invitation of Women Deliver, a fledgling advocacy organization founded by Jill Sheffield that same year. It was time,…

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