Despite announcing significant new climate change targets, the World Bank decided not to set its own emissions reduction goal. The bank's climate director explains why not.
Rep. Ed Royce, chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, sits down with Devex to reflect on his development and humanitarian legacy and talks about what's next.
Though millions of Indians are deaf or have limited hearing, sign language instruction and accessibility remains a rarity. A push to make Indian Sign Language one of the country's official languages is gaining traction.
Climate change alters the calculus about what to build and how to build it, but countries need baseline information about their current vulnerabilities in order to make better decisions.
A hackathon jointly organized by the Chan Zuckerberg Biohub and University of California, San Francisco, serves as a reminder of some of the barriers in the way of taking new ideas for malaria eradication from the lab to the field.
Savina Nongebatu has long been a strong voice in promoting the rights of people with disabilities in the Pacific. Nongebatu shares her insights with Devex into the challenges for disability advocacy in the region.
Delegates at COP24 will vote on a recommendation made last week to increase indigenous communities' participation in climate change adaptation and mitigation. Devex speaks with U.N. Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Victoria Tauli-Corpuzaks.
Sarah Pearson, chief innovation officer for the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade and head of innovationXchange, shares her perspectives on the role of intellectual property within aid programs.