It's still a plan, but there is already a lot of interest — and hopes — in the possibility of a China international development cooperation agency.
A report published last month by the International Broadcasting Trust highlighted how development organizations are being targeted by "fake news." Devex speaks to Sally O'Connell, head of digital at Action Aid, about how the organization responded to fake reports about its chief executive, and steps that can be taken to protect staff from online abuse.
The lack of female representation in humanitarian media was the topic of research for the Humanitarian Advisory Group as part of a new research paper. But what to do about it?
The country with the world’s largest tuberculosis burden this week launched an ambitious plan to eradicate the deadly disease five years ahead of the global target. But many doubt whether that goal can be attained.
As XPRIZE launches a $10 million challenge for the development of avatars — remotely controlled robots that can transport the senses of their operators to distant places — Devex asks what the technology could mean for global development and humanitarian response.
The Swedish development agency has announced its decision to go ahead with a new three-year humanitarian partnership with Oxfam, saying the charity has shown it now has “strong rules and routines” in place to prevent abuse.
Devex spoke to Yves Daccord, director-general of the International Committee of the Red Cross, about how humanitarian and development organizations have to partner for concrete results, what fragmentation means for humanitarian leadership, and how aid groups can work with more diligence to stamp out abuse. This is part two of a two-part interview.
David Beasley is "not a U.N. kind of guy," but now that he runs the United Nations' hunger fighting agency, the World Food Programme, the former South Carolina governor is fighting to keep pace with the demands of unprecedented crises. Beasley spoke to Devex Editor-in-chief Raj Kumar on Wednesday as part of a Devex conversation series with policymakers in global development.
Leadership changes. Oxfam. Brexit. Here's everything you need to know — from funding trends to supplier reforms — about navigating the new U.K. Department for International Development.
More and more organizations are calling on the International Labour Organization to quit its relationship with big tobacco. But after ILO postponed a long-awaited vote on divestment today, many wonder whether the governing body will be able to reach an agreement by the end of its ongoing 332nd session in Geneva on March 22.
The political uncertainty surrounding the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement and North American Free Trade Agreement, as well as the implications of Brexit, has left experts struggling to understand what their impacts will have on markets — particularly in developing countries.