The index measures countries' social and environmental performance to provide an alternative picture to GDP — but this year's results were mixed.
The 73rd United Nations General Assembly has officially begun, and Global Goals Week is right around the corner. Here are Devex's five stories to watch.
While combating noncommunicable diseases is a global task, regional contexts cause unique challenges. In this visual series, we explore a few of these challenges through the stories of health care workers and individuals living with NCDs in three different countries.
In January, the U.N. Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities will welcome Australia's first female representative — Rosemary Kayess. She talks to Devex about her hopes for the role.
Climate change will pose the greatest threat to global health in this century. Last week, health leaders issued a call to action as part of an effort to make the sector a more active participant in the climate change debate.
In a sit-down interview with Devex, Guterres said that system-wide reform is key, but might not reach full capacity without designated funding.
The Global Climate Action Summit highlighted a growing recognition among funders that the most effective strategies against climate change must include frontline organizations working at the local level.
The European Commission and European Investment Bank are battling it out for control.
Words such as "gender" and "chlorine tablets" may be familiar to aid actors, but not necessarily to the communities they serve. Nonprofit Translators without Borders is on a mission to help aid groups find the right words to better assist Rohingya in Cox's Bazar.
Many TB stakeholders' key asks have made it in the final draft of the political declaration for the high-level meeting next week, but the sluggish numbers in WHO's latest TB report and low attendance from heads of states are putting a damper on stakeholders' spirits.