Delivering the 2018 Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture on Tuesday, former U.S. President Barack Obama issued a lengthy defense of multilateralism in the face of global challenges. Here's what he had to say on some key development issues.
The U.S. House of Representatives passed the BUILD Act easily on Tuesday, moving the bill still closer to becoming law.
Myanmar's historic elections in 2015 felt to many like an improbable triumph of democracy. Today they stand as a reminder that political transition is more often a slow and halting process.
Which technologies are most sought after in global development? And how are they used for development work? Find out in this video explainer.
The Trump administration's forced separations of undocumented migrant families, mainly from Central America, has placed a spotlight on the crime-stricken region. International aid organizations and U.N. agencies are increasingly examining their role in the region.
U.K. aid chief Penny Mordaunt has said the European Commission is "discriminating against U.K. organizations" by using disclaimers which threaten to cut off funding in the event of a "no-deal" exit from the EU, and has vowed to explore ways to protect U.K. aid groups from the fallout.
Devex spoke to Derek Mitchell, former U.S. ambassador to Myanmar who was recently announced as the next president of the National Democratic Institute, about how organizations that work on democracy and governance can respond to the current moment.
Hyung Hak “Alfonso” Nam, president of UN Globe, spoke to Devex about the process of changing attitudes to make the U.N. system more inclusive for LGBTQ employees.
The convening power of the Catholic Church, the Vatican, and Catholic Relief Services brought together a veritable who’s who of thinkers, funders, and doers in the impact investing space for several days in Rome last week. They explored where the field is headed and what role the church might have moving forward. Here's what you need to know.
Health, energy, and climate change are among the sectors expected to see the biggest change in skills required from global development professionals. Devex spoke to experts from USAID and MSl to find out what is driving this change and what it means for the future of the global development workforce.