A leading figure in the fight against poverty is taking on a new job, a "fearless" woman is joining the Ford Foundation, and a former U.S. official who joined academia is returning to the nonprofit sector in this month's executive appointments.
For two decades Mark Dybul has been at the center of a transformation in how the world fights infectious disease. As he steps away from the Global Fund, Dybul still believes people can triumph over the three plagues of AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis.
Under the Trump administration, how should aid groups adjust their programs and advocacy? Here are the recommendations from a few development leaders.
Timothy Straight, the founder of the Homeland Development Initiative Foundation in Yerevan, Armenia, talks with Devex about his transition from humanitarian work, to diplomacy, to development work, and what it means to implement fair trade practices in the former Soviet Union country.
With an estimated 1 billion people worldwide living without secure property rights, Omidyar Network’s Peter Rabley says it’s time we started doing something about it. Rabley sits down with Devex to discuss the potential benefits for individuals and government organizations in tackling the issue, highlighting the ways this can be done and how innovative solutions can be replicated in other countries for success.
Vice President Mike Pence delivered remarks on Central America in the Washington, D.C. building where the U.S. Agency for International Development is headquartered on Thursday. He described a strong emphasis on security cooperation.
The withdrawal from the Trans-Pacific Partnership was just the first step for the United States in creating barriers with the Asia-Pacific region. And experts are warning this will negatively impact the ability for the U.S. to be a political, economic and social influence in the Pacific.
The Partnership for Healthy Cities was launched as part of Michael Bloomberg's appointment as World Health Organization global ambassador for noncommunicable diseases. But it has much to reveal about how Bloomberg's foundation works in the area of public health.
Humanitarian veteran and President of the International Committee of the Red Cross Peter Maurer says the United Nations' current dilemma has been heating up for 30 years, and has now reached boiling point.