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CFR Update Highlights Publications On Women And Foreign Policy

Council on Foreign Relations: Women and Foreign Policy Update This CFR update highlights several publications on women and foreign policy, including several posts from the CFR blog “Women Around the World,” a symposium report from the December 2016 event “Women’s Participation in Conflict Prevention and Resolution,” and multiple opinion pieces…

World Bank Issues First Bond Aimed At Raising Funds For Sustainable Development Goals

Financial Times: World Bank issues bond aimed at highlighting sustainable development “The World Bank is hoping to draw attention to the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals with a sale of unusual bonds. Payouts on the securities, which are relatively small, will be linked to the stock market performance of 50…

U.S. State Department Releases State Of Global Partnerships 2017 Report

U.S. Department of State’s “DipNote”: Partnering for a Better Future: How Partnerships are Advancing Sustainable Development Thomas Debass, acting special representative for global partnerships at the State Department, discusses the release of the U.S. Secretary’s Office of Global Partnerships’ annual report, which “highlights 17 partnerships, one for each [Sustainable Development…

Journal Article Examines Global Health Governance Challenges, Priorities

Global Public Health: Future-proofing global health: Governance of priorities Belinda Bennett, professor at the Australian Centre for Health Law Research at the Queensland University of Technology, and colleagues discuss global health governance challenges. The authors “present four thematic challenges that will continue to challenge prioritization within global health governance into the…

Global Community Must Protect Women’s Sexual, Reproductive Rights

The Guardian: Women are suffering globally — we must act now Members of the Scientific and Technical Advisory Group and the Gender and Rights Advisory Panel of the Human Reproduction Programme “…Current global trends — increasing stigmatization of essential information and health services, continued support for harmful practices such as…

Global Health Community Must Engage Private Sector To Create Reproductive Health-Related Corporate Social Responsibility Standards

Global Health NOW: Not Your Father’s Oldsmobile: Engaging Corporations on Reproductive Health David Wofford, vice president of Meridian Group International, Inc. and senior adviser on workplace policies at the Evidence Project “…The global health community needs to ask corporations to do more on reproductive health and rights policy and practice.…

Europe’s Leadership In Global Health Critical To Ending Diseases Of Poverty By 2030

POLITICO: Why Europe should lead on fight against disease Renate Baehr, executive director of Deutsche Stiftung Weltbevölkerung (DSW) “The fight against diseases of poverty — HIV and AIDS, tuberculosis, malaria, and other neglected diseases — may seem an unlikely battleground in our new era of foreign policy. But this is…

Economist Jeffrey Sachs Discusses Sustainable Development Goals, New Book In Project Syndicate Interview

Project Syndicate: PS On Air with Jeffrey Sachs Jeffrey Sachs, director of the Center for Sustainable Development at Columbia University, discusses his new book, Building the New American Economy, as well as the Sustainable Development Goals, with Christopher Granville, managing director of TS Lombard; Katharina Slodczyk, U.K. correspondent with Handelsblatt;…

‘Global Health Community Must Work Together’ To Achieve Goals Of Global Vaccine Action Plan

The Lancet: Reaching everyone, everywhere with life-saving vaccines Margaret Chan, director general of the WHO; Chris Elias, president of the Global Development Program at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation; Anthony Fauci, director of the U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases; Anthony Lake, executive director of UNICEF; and…

Businesses Of All Sizes Needed To Achieve SDGs

Huffington Post: Our Global Goals need all businesses Marga Hoek, board member and founder of Business for Good “The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), often referred to as Global Goals, need business as much as business needs them. … The key to businesses successfully accelerating towards these goals is positive synergy…

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