Developing nation representatives say proposed changes to U.N.'s Green Climate Fund accreditation process are much needed and could speed up climate change adaptation and mitigation efforts in their countries.
A new law introduced by Italy's hard-right government removes support from tens of thousands of asylum seekers, and will make it more complex — and risky — for NGOs to support them.
In a policy released Wednesday, USAID said it is committing to transforming the way it works to focus more on the private sector and finding more market-based approaches to development challenges.
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.
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.
U.S. government global health assistance efforts on sexual and reproductive health and rights are graded a C in an index released Wednesday, due to the "global gag rule" and low transparency.
Bill Gates is in the U.S. capital this week making the case for continued U.S. engagement abroad. On Tuesday, he spoke at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce about the current politics of aid and what it will take to help countries become more self-reliant.
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.
It's simply a question of prioritization, say delegates at the Partners' Forum on maternal, newborn, and child health.
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.