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Experts At Brookings Institution’s Foresight Africa Panel Discuss Trump Administration’s Possible Impacts On Africa

Devex: Development experts debate Trump’s likely impact on Africa “Development experts at the annual Foresight Africa panel hosted by the Brookings Institution believe development and business opportunities for President Trump’s administration in Africa are vast, ranging from technology and infrastructure to road creation and renewable energy. But they also said…

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NPR Examines Use Of Impact Evaluations Among Health, Development Aid Programs

NPR: How Do You Know If Aid Really Works? Turns Out … We Often Don’t “…[F]or decades, questions [of aid effectiveness] have been left unanswered. Instead health and development aid for the world’s poorest has largely been designed based on what seems reasonable, rather than what can be proved with…

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Private Businesses’ Investments In Sustainable Development Practices ‘Simply Good Business’

The Hill: Sustainable development needs sustainable finance Gavin E.R. Wilson, CEO of IFC Asset Management Company “…[The Business & Sustainable Development Commission] wanted to make the business case for the SDGs and the SDG case for business. … The Commission’s team has calculated that achieving the goals will open up a…

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CGD Podcast Examines Commitment To Development Index 2016

Center for Global Development’s “CGD Podcast”: Commitment to Development Index 2016: How Development-Friendly Are Your Country’s Policies? — Podcast with Owen Barder In this podcast, Rajesh Mirchandani, vice president of communications and policy outreach at CGD, speaks with Owen Barder, vice president, director of CGD Europe, and senior fellow, about…

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Devex Examines U.S. President Obama’s Approach To, Logic For Development Policies During Tenure

Devex: Was there an Obama development doctrine? “For the last eight years, U.S. development professionals have looked to President Barack Obama to steer the country’s aid efforts. As he now leaves office, the development community is left to examine the legacy of the 44th president’s decisions — and the logic…

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22 Pharmaceutical Companies Launch Initiative To Advance Access To NCD Prevention, Care

Devex: Pharmaceutical companies launch new initiative to tackle NCDs “A group of 22 pharmaceutical companies have announced a new initiative aimed at tackling noncommunicable diseases and better assessing their individual, and collective, work to enable better access to care in developing countries. The new initiative, called Access Accelerated, will work…

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SDGs Offer At Least $12T In New Growth Strategies For Businesses, Report Says

Reuters: Businesses can unlock $12 trillion via key development goals: Davos study “Companies could unlock at least $12 trillion in market opportunities by 2030 and create up to 380 million jobs by implementing a few key development goals, according to a study by a group including global business and finance…

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Director Of WHO’s Regional Office For Africa Discusses Global Health Priorities, Progress For Coming Years

Africa Renewal: We can improve health systems in Africa — Dr. Matshidiso Moeti “Botswana’s Dr. Matshidiso Moeti is the first woman to head the World Health Organization (WHO)’s Regional Office for Africa. The new regional director has over 36 years of experience in public health. Her goal is to make…

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U.N. SG Guterres Calls On G77 Leadership To Place Development At Center Of U.N.’s Activities, Reform

Inter Press Service: Guterres Seeks G77 Leadership in U.N. Reforms “Addressing members of the Group of 77, U.N. Secretary-General António Guterres said development must be at the center of U.N.’s activities because it is a basic condition for peace and security while human rights can only be exercised in the…

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U.N. Must Reform To Enable Peace, Security, Allow Partnerships To Work Toward SDGs

Newsweek: U.N. Secretary-General António Guterres: My Vision for Revitalizing the United Nations António Guterres, secretary general of the U.N. “…Around the world, conflicts have become more complex and interlinked — producing gross violations of international humanitarian law and human rights abuses. … Meanwhile, climate change, population growth, rapid urbanization, food…

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