12 memorable global development quotes of 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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    Jenny Lei Ravelo

    Jenny Lei Ravelo is a Devex Senior Reporter based in Manila. She covers global health, with a particular focus on the World Health Organization, and other development and humanitarian aid trends in Asia Pacific. Prior to Devex, she wrote for ABS-CBN, one of the largest broadcasting networks in the Philippines, and was a copy editor for various international scientific journals. She received her journalism degree from the University of Santo Tomas.