12 memorable global development quotes of 2016

By Jenny Lei Ravelo 20 December 2016

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The year 2016 was one of unprecedented events and discussions on how to do development differently, from how the United Nations chose its next secretary-general to how humanitarian actors can respond better and faster to emergencies.

At the center of these events and debates are global development leaders, whose spoken words have inspired, provoked or helped us think differently about development and humanitarian work.

Here’s a few we thought we’d bring to your attention again.

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About the author

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Jenny Lei Ravelo@JennyLeiRavelo

Jenny Lei Ravelo is a Devex senior reporter based in Manila. Since 2011, she has covered a wide range of development and humanitarian aid issues, from leadership and policy changes at DfID to the logistical and security impediments faced by international and local aid responders in disaster-prone and conflict-affected countries in Africa and Asia. Her interests include global health and the analysis of aid challenges and trends in sub-Saharan Africa.


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