Sustaining interest to reach malaria elimination is an increasing challenge within countries and from external donors in Asia-Pacific. Stakeholders are turning to different approaches to fill the gap.
Yes, but a new WEF survey reveals disparities between countries.
Discussions at the World Economic Forum on Latin America in Brazil last week ranged from the region’s corruption problems, to financing and implementing the Sustainable Development Goals, and the growing crisis in Venezuela. Here are some of the key takeaways.
With a dozen years to go before the finish line of the Sustainable Development Goals, development leaders need to get the underlying plumbing of the sector right in order to have a chance to reach those goals. From managing data and raising money to striking the right deals, they need to roll up their sleeves and build out the best system for their industry, writes Devex Editor-in-Chief Raj Kumar from Davos.
Devex speaks to the head of the World Economic Forum's Internet For All initiative about why the group fills a gap in internet access efforts and where it will be focusing its attention in the year ahead.
After a whirlwind of formal speeches and cocktail receptions, the real test of the World Economic Forum's worth for the global development community remains to be seen. Here are the issues that made a splash this year, and what didn’t fare as well.
Tim Brown, chief executive officer of the human-centered design firm IDEO, sees the question of how to achieve equitable progress amid technological change as a design challenge. Devex caught up with Brown in Davos last week to discuss the role of design in maximizing the benefits and minimizing the risks of this ongoing tech revolution.
In a sit-down interview with Devex in Davos, former British prime minister and founder of the Tony Blair Institute for Global Change talks about his work to improve governance as a driver of development.
Devex sits down with Pat Brown, the founder of a company that wants to rid the world of animal farming by developing an equally delicious alternative.
Global Partnership for Education Board Chair and Former Prime Minister of Australia Julia Gillard and WHO Director-General Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus explain why investing in health and education is not just about charity.
Devex President and Editor-in-Chief Raj Kumar shares his takeaways from the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos, and his ideas for the roles global development leaders can play in creating a shared future in a fractured world.
UN humanitarian chief Mark Lowcock wants governments and businesses both on board to help meet the world's multitude of humanitarian needs. Ahead of a trip to Somalia and Ethiopia, Lowcock spoke to Devex about how humanitarian response can work with longer term development goals and how OCHA will work as a coordinator for the U.N. system.
USAID Administrator Mark Green is in Davos this week to make good on his goal to better engage the private sector in development work. But the business-focused strategy won't have much of an impact on the agency's funding moving forward, he tells Devex in an interview.
Last Mile Health and Living Goods will deploy 50,000 community health workers across three countries to serve 34 million people. The new joint project aims to change the way health services are delivered to some of the world's poorest people as well as revolutionize the way it gets funded.
The Democratic Republic of Congo has a long way to go to providing universal health care, with limited access to basic services and poor health care outcomes, and the country's minister of health Dr. Oly Ilunga Kalenga is quick to acknowledge it. In an interview with Devex, he shares what he thinks the key roadblocks are and what's needed to build a stronger health care system.
This Thursday, we're taking our Executive Members behind the scenes of the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos for an in-depth analysis of the conversations, commitments, and global partnerships emerging from the forum.
To learn more about how achieving good health can impact education, gender equality, work, and peace and justice, Devex, in partnership with Johnson & Johnson, asked more than 1,200 diverse development professionals and interviewed several distinguished scientists and experts on why and how good health and well-being enables their work. Here are the five things we learned.
This Wednesday at 10:45 a.m. Davos time, Devex Associate Editor Adva Saldinger will interview a panel of experts at the World Economic Forum about sustainable financing for humanitarian crises.