The impact of COVID-19 has seen ODA grow to a record $161.2 billion in 2020, according to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. But the OECD warns that not enough is being done to support equality in the global response.
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Opportunities for senior international development staffers are at best stable or more likely decreasing. The U.S. administration should adopt a multigenerational approach as it rebuilds the country's leadership role.
Moderna's chief executive officer says the "magic wand" for increasing global access to COVID-19 vaccines is allowing U.S. companies to export.
As global leaders gathered last week for the IMF-World Bank Spring Meetings, debt was high on the agenda. But even as additional liquidity announcements were made, questions remain about debt restructuring.
While sudden-onset climate-related natural disasters get more attention and funding towards planning and preparation, experts say slow-onset climate hazards are being neglected.
An outline of the Biden administration's first budget request calls for a 12% increase for international affairs spending in fiscal year 2022.