Aid groups and telecommunications leaders are working to get on the same page to make internet access a basic tool for disaster prevention and response.
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.
Bill Gates and Ray Chambers plan to mobilize the voices and networks of influential End Malaria Council members to help ensure the world has the political commitment, resources, and tools it needs to end the disease.
U.N. employees have mixed reactions to a missive from the World Food Program to its staff advising them not to take part in the Women's March, or any related marches, this Saturday, saying it contravenes their code of conduct.
As world business and government leaders gathered for the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, this week, the U.S. prepared for a controversial new president and the small nation of Gambia teetered on the brink of unrest. This week in development news.
Director-general candidate Tedros of Ethiopia says he would begin reforming the World Health Organization by listening to concerns and assessing priorities. Member states should up their funding commitment if they want a real decision-making power in the organization's future, he tells Devex.
Speaking at the World Economic Forum in Davos, the World Bank president pushed global health donors to consider creative financial models that can multiply their reach.
A new initiative backed by nearly half a billion dollars will finance vaccine research and other innovations to combat diseases that pose global health security threats.
In 2011 Devex and the U.S. Agency for International Development partnered to form Devex Impact, an initiative designed to foster a community of practice around the growing role of business in global development. Now as that partnership ends and Devex Impact is integrated into Devex, here's a look at some of the lessons learned and how the intersection of business and development has evolved in the past five years.