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Innovative Financing Solutions Needed For Nations To Meet SDGs, U.N. Member States Say

Devex: Innovative financing needed to counter stalled SDG progress “Innovative sources of financing are necessary to advance stalled progress on eradicating global poverty by 2030, United Nations ambassadors said Tuesday, cautioning that governments alone do not have the required funds to meet the Sustainable Development Goals on poverty, health, environment,…

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World Health Assembly Approves WHO Program Budget

WHO: Seventieth World Health Assembly update “Delegates at the World Health Assembly [Wednesday] approved the organization’s proposed program budget of U.S.$4421.5 million for the biennium, which includes a three percent (or U.S.$28 million) increase in Member State assessed contributions for 2018-2019. This approved budget sets out the organization’s priorities in…

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Cuts To U.S. Foreign Aid To Africa Could Encourage Extremism, African Development Bank Head Says

Newsweek: Donald Trump’s Foreign Aid Cuts Could Turn Africa Into a ‘Terrorist Recruiting Field’: African Bank Chief “Cutting U.S. foreign aid to Africa could turn the continent into ‘a recruiting field for terrorists,’ the head of the African Development Bank (AfDB) tells Newsweek. Akinwumi Adesina, the president of the 78-member…

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New Research Project Provides Donors, Haiti’s Government With List Of Development Priorities

Project Syndicate: Changing the Narrative About Haiti Bjørn Lomborg, visiting professor at the Copenhagen Business School and director of the Copenhagen Consensus Center “…Focusing on the problems … tells us little about where donors or Haiti’s government could make the biggest difference. A new research project, Haïti Priorise, funded by…

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Political Will, Partnerships Critical To Achieving SDGs

The Guardian: Even in the age of Trump, I believe we can meet the global goals Alaa Murabit, physician, U.N. SDG global advocate, U.N. high-level commissioner, MIT Media Lab Director’s fellow, and founder of The Voice of Libyan Women and The Omnis Institute “…[If achieving the Sustainable Development Goals is…

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New Lancet Global Health Commission To Focus On High-Quality Health Systems To Achieve SDGs

The Lancet Global Health: Introducing The Lancet Global Health Commission on High-Quality Health Systems in the SDG Era Margaret E. Kruk, associate professor of global health at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health; Muhammad Pate, CEO of Big Win Philanthropy; Zoë Mullan, editor at The Lancet Global Health…

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Eradicating Poverty Remains An Urgent Challenge, U.N. Deputy SG Says At ECOSOC

U.N. News Centre: Task of eradicating poverty must be met ‘with a sense of urgency,’ says deputy U.N. chief “Eradicating poverty remains the greatest global challenge, United Nations Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed said [Monday], calling for a collective and comprehensive approach that recognizes the multidimensional nature the issue and its…

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Plan International U.K. CEO Speaks To Devex About Successful Public-Private Partnerships In Development

Devex: Plan International U.K. CEO on what makes private partnerships work “…While … corporate partnerships are no longer a rarity in the development sector, few organizations have pursued them with such zeal and to such impact as Plan. By working with corporations at the junction where their needs meet those…

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Stabilizing Vulnerable Communities Enhances Resiliency, Eases Dependency On Humanitarian Aid

Los Angeles Times: Stabilizing vulnerable communities in Nigeria is key for easing dependency on humanitarian aid Edward Kallon, resident representative for the United Nations Development Program in Nigeria “…Humanitarian aid is reaching those in need [in northeast Nigeria], but with the existing funding gap, assistance will soon run out and…

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PLOS Blogs Opinion Series Discusses Who Should Fill Role Of Next WHO Director General

PLOS Blogs’ “Your Say”: Opinion: Who should lead WHO (Pt 1 of 3)? Dr. Tedros, nominee of the Government of Ethiopia. Zaeem UI Haq, health adviser with Save the Children, discusses the credentials of the three candidates for WHO director general and writes, “Tedros [Adhanom Ghebreyesus] stands out as the…

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