News: US aid
As the crisis in Crimea deepens, U.S. aid leaders hope a $1 billion package of targeted aid and technical assistance that sailed through the House Thursday can help Ukraine's most vulnerable citizens cope with a series of painful — but, officials tell us, necessary — economic reforms.
#SheBuilds: Jill Sheffield
The development community has made amazing progress on women’s rights, but much work remains to be done. Ahead of International Women’s Day, Jill Sheffield, Founder and President of Women Deliver, explains why we need to invest more in women for everyone’s future. A guest opinion for #SheBuilds.
News analysis: US aid budget
U.S. President Barack Obama's relatively flat foreign aid budget request for fiscal year 2015 is more than meets the eye. Devex reporter Michael Igoe crunched the numbers, dug deep into each provision and analyzed priority areas. Find out more.
Contributor: Girish Menon
Water, sanitation and hygiene never made it to the MDGs, and only sanitation was added as an "afterthought." In a guest opinion, WaterAid's Girish Menon discusses how to influence the debate on the new development agenda, and listen to all voices to bring WASH to over a billion people worldwide who lack access to a toilet.
Executive insights: Transferable skills
Think your background in communications, sales or marketing won't get you very far in the world of global development? The CEOS of two international nongovernmental organizations — with more than 40 years of private sector experience between them — tell Devex otherwise.
Jordan strives to take advantage of its young workforce and progress on health and education, but the country remains beset by development challenges, including water scarcity. Find out what an agricultural researcher may earn there.
News analysis: World Bank reform
The World Bank plans to appoint this month new senior directors for global practices, an important milestone in President Jim Kim's ambitious reform agenda. Here are our 5 tips on what you should expect from the new hires, whose performance is expected to determine the success or failure of the bank’s reorganization.
Devex 2014 Development Influencers Survey
One way we continue to inform our global membership of more than half-a-million development professionals is to reach out to the captains of our industry — the movers and shakers — to get their take on critical issues. And now it’s your turn.
Plan International is undergoing a journey of change, and CEO Nigel Chapman shares how he is steering his organization through the transition — and why pushing for girls’ education remains a priority.