After advocating for certain issues to take the spotlight during the all-day session, NGOs react to Tillerson's first public views on U.S. aid and development.
President-elect Donald Trump's selection for secretary of state touched on the Millennium Challenge Corp., PEPFAR, USAID and other issues during the Wednesday Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing.
The World Bank's latest economic forecast predicts modest growth for the global economy in 2017 but says this could go up, or down, depending in large part on President-elect Donald Trump's plans for the U.S. economy.
At Rex Tillerson's confirmation hearing on Wednesday, asking serious questions could be a risky proposition for Senate Republicans since they could trigger ill-considered policy statements that are difficult to reverse. But at a minimum, senators and the American public have a right to expect answers to four fundamental questions on foreign aid and development.
U.S. Agency for International Development Administrator Gayle Smith shared her thoughts on what needs to happen to build "the USAID the world needs."
The Overseas Private Investment Corp., which faces an uncertain fate and a likely difficult reauthorization process, submitted its exit memo to the White House on Thursday. Here's a look at what it says.
Jonathan Pershing, the U.S. special envoy for climate change, found himself in a difficult position last month as he tried to convince others at the COP22 climate talks in Marrakech, Morocco, that Donald Trump's presidency would not reverse their progress.
The Heritage Foundation, according to sources Devex has spoken to and news reports, is playing a central role in filling positions in the President-elect Donald Trump's administration. It's unclear how policy recommendations may be influenced just yet but here is a look at what the foundation's recommendations have been.
The president-elect's campaign rhetoric has some NGO leaders worried he could pull development closer to national security. In the meantime, they are looking for opportunities to talk with the incoming administration.
The president-elect hasn't said much about U.S. global development programs — and who will lead them — but a few names are bubbling to the surface.
The ExxonMobil CEO's record on climate change — and lack of direct experience in development and aid — is raising some concern in the development industry over how he will lead as secretary of state.
U.S. aid policy is due for a "profound rethink," according to Newt Gingrich, top Trump supporter and former speaker of the House.
A central question across most of the sessions at the Global Washington conference was how to move forward given so many questions about the future of support from the U.S. government for issues such as malaria, access to clean water, or climate change. Here are some of the top takeaways.
Donald Trump's landing team hasn't arrived at the U.S. Agency for International Development yet, leaving sitting aid officials to wonder whether they'll have time to brief the incoming administration in person or whether their written briefings will have to do.
It is difficult to know exactly what will happen in the Trump administration. But Devex spoke with several Republican aid professionals to get their predictions and recommendations.
The outgoing USAID administrator, Gayle Smith, talks about the future of aid agency under President-elect Donald Trump, looks back on its progress over the last eight years, and outlines five recommendations for strengthening the agency going forward.
The private sector is leading a shift toward renewable energy, said John Morton, White House senior director of energy and climate change and former chief operating officer of the Overseas Private Investment Corp.
Sue Desmond-Hellmann, CEO of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, reflected on her biggest disappointment since joining the world's largest foundation in 2014 — and had a word of advice for Donald Trump.