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UK minister resigns as senior Conservative MPs condemn end to 0.7% aid budget

25 November 2020

Former prime ministers, secretaries of state, and backbench Conservative MPs were among those who kicked back against the government’s decision to forego the 0.7% aid spending target.

Where the US stands on G-20 debt deals, SDRs, and global COVID-19 response

23 November 2020

Brent McIntosh, under secretary for international affairs at the U.S. Treasury Department, laid out the U.S. position on G-20 debt discussions and global COVID-19 funding through IMF last week.

EU official points to aid influence in Ethiopia conflict

20 November 2020

Hans Stausboll, an official from the European Commission's development department, said it is yet to decide whether to grant €90 million ($107 million) in planned budget support to the government.

Humanitarian sector failing older people in emergencies, report finds

26 November 2020

Advocates say the needs of older people in humanitarian situations are often forgotten, and that the situation has "gone on for far too long."

Opinion: What Myanmar’s Rohingya crisis can teach us about Ethiopia

26 November 2020

Ethiopia’s refugee crisis could become the intractable human rights disaster still facing Myanmar’s Rohingya — unless early interventions shift power to local responders, governments, and communities.

COVID-19 vaccine work for UNICEF is about to become more intense. Here's why.

26 November 2020

UNICEF's vaccine deputy explains what logistical hurdles need to be overcome — and what opportunities exist — as the agency prepares to help roll out vaccines, as early as the next few months.

EIB and European Commission clash over 'extra' €1B for development

26 November 2020

Earlier this month, aid advocates welcomed the news that the EU had apparently found more precious resources for its next seven-year development budget. But there’s a catch.

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Opinion: Why formal education is not enough

26 November 2020

With formal education cracking under the pressure of the pandemic, how can nonformal education help? The World Organization of the Scout Movement's Hany Abdulmonem explains.

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Opinion: What Myanmar’s Rohingya crisis can teach us about Ethiopia

26 November 2020

Ethiopia’s refugee crisis could become the intractable human rights disaster still facing Myanmar’s Rohingya — unless early interventions shift power to local responders, governments, and communities.