Despite the suspension of some parts of the refugee ban, a significantly reduced cap of 50,000 refugee arrivals each year remains in place, creating pressing questions about who will be accepted and what will happen to those turned away.
One former member cited opposition to Trump's reinstatement of the "global gag rule" on abortions and the new president's refugee policies.
One of the lead candidates to be the next administrator for the U.S. Agency for International Development has close links to top Trump aide Jared Kushner, and advocated in a court case on his father's behalf.
Former USAID staffers warn immigration order hurts vital U.S. programs in conflict areas by undermining trust of local staff.
Devex sat down with Elizabeth Littlefield shortly before she stepped down from her post as CEO of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation at the end of the Obama administration to hear about what changed during her time at the agency and how development finance has evolved.
Using an expedited review process, Congress is looking to strike down an anti-corruption rule more than six years in the making that requires oil and mining companies to publish what they pay foreign governments.
A presidential memorandum signed Saturday by U.S. President Donald Trump may shed some light on where development stands in his administration. Here's what it said.
The 19th Peace Corps director handed over her duties to a new administration and transition team on Jan. 20. Here's what Carrie Hessler-Radelet has to say about authentic leadership, the business of development and the future of the agency she reformed.
U.N. and global development experts weigh in on how to treat the presidential executive order that stands to cut funding to the U.N. by at least 40 percent.
Australia's aid program was targeted for heavy budget cuts several years ago under the Tony Abbott government. Here are some lessons that international NGOs learned during the process — and how partners of the U.S. Agency for International Development can start to prepare now.
President Donald Trump has signed an executive order banning NGOs that receive U.S. government funding from performing or discussing abortion services as a family planning alternative. What could this reinstated policy mean for organizations that support family planning and that also depend on U.S. funds? And how could this policy decelerate overall SDG goals set forth by the U.N.?
On Monday President Donald Trump reinstated the "global gag rule," which prohibits federal funding from going to nongovernmental organizations that provide abortions or information about them. While the move doesn't come as a surprise, here's what it will mean.
President Donald Trump stood out as a hot topic at a recent Brookings Institution forum on Africa. Experts debated Trump's likely impact on Africa and how current policies implemented by former administrations may be changed by Trump's leadership. Conclusion: no one knows what to expect.
Whenever Devex career and recruitment expert Kate Warren is asked to make hiring trend predictions, her answer is always simple: Follow the money. Predicting the funding priorities of the Trump administration is still guesswork, but Warren puts some concerns to rest, and raises others, here.
As Donald Trump is sworn in as president of the United States on Friday, Devex is looking ahead at what some of the big storylines are as Trump takes the reins and what the global development community should be watching as the next four years unfold.
What guided Obama's decisions and priorities for U.S. global development cooperation during the past eight years? Development insiders weigh in.
Wade Warren, who leads USAID's policy bureau, will take over as acting administrator at noon on Jan. 20. Warren has been leading the agency's internal transition effort as employees prepare for the Trump administration to arrive.
Haley, the governor of South Carolina, diverged from other leading Republican politicians, saying that she would look carefully at each U.N. body and agency. The Senate Foreign Relations Committee indicated it would likely confirm her shortly.