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Political, Financial Investments Critical To Keeping Up Momentum On MDGs

Devex: Ending poverty through sustainable development and leaving no one behind Amina Mohammed, U.N. secretary general’s special adviser on post-2015 development planning, and Winnie Byanyima, executive director of Oxfam International “As two African women and development leaders deeply involved in efforts to irreversibly end poverty and set the world on…

State Department, USAID Preparing New QDDR

Center for Strategic & International Studies: Lessons for the 2014 QDDR In an essay, Gerald Hyman, a senior adviser and president of the Hills Program on Governance at CSIS, discusses the U.S. Department of State and USAID’s work on preparing a new Quadrennial Diplomacy and Development Review (QDDR), “intended to…

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…

Next Challenge In Global Health, Development Is Moving Innovations To Sustainability

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s “Impatient Optimists”: Scaling impact: The next great challenge in global health and development innovation Steven Buchsbaum, deputy director of discovery and translational sciences in the global health program at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and Peter Singer, CEO of Grand Challenges Canada, discuss “the…

U.N. General Assembly Reaffirms Population, Development Goals

News outlets examine leaders’ efforts to reaffirm the tenets of the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD). Inter Press Service: Religious Leaders Call for U.N. Action on Sexual & Reproductive Health “On the eve of a major U.N. special session on population and development, a delegation of religious leaders…

Opinion Pieces Address Access To Reproductive Health Services

The following opinion pieces address access to reproductive health services for women worldwide. Devex: Universal access to reproductive health care: A global obligation and opportunity Kathy Calvin, president and chief executive officer of the United Nations Foundation “…Ensuring universal access to sexual and reproductive health and rights is a global…

PLOS Medicine Launches Collection On Universal Health Coverage

PLOS Medicine: The PLOS “Monitoring Universal Health Coverage” Collection: Managing Expectations Editorial Board “This week, PLOS Medicine publishes the PLOS Collection ‘Monitoring Universal Health Coverage,’ launched on September 22nd at the Rockefeller Foundation as a side event of the United Nations General Assembly in New York City. … As illustrated…

U.N. Urged To Renew Women’s Rights Focus In Post-2015 Agenda

News outlets report on a special session of the U.N. General Assembly being convened to mark the 20th anniversary of the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) held in Cairo in 1994. The Guardian: Activists urge renewed women’s rights focus as U.N. meets in New York “A landmark conference…

Innovative Financing Puts Oil Revenues Toward Child Nutrition In Congo

Reuters: Interview: U.N. entrepreneur taps African oil for child health “Republic of Congo has become the first country to agree to divert part of its oil revenues towards childhood nutrition, a victory for ‘innovative financing’ to help the world’s poorest, [UNITAID] creator Philippe Douste-Blazy said in an interview…” (Miles, 9/19).