Amy Lieberman is the New York Correspondent for Devex. She covers the United Nations and reports on global development and politics. Amy previously worked as a freelance reporter, covering the environment, human rights, immigration, and health across the U.S. and in more than 10 countries, including Colombia, Mexico, Nepal, and Cambodia. Her coverage has appeared in the Guardian, the Atlantic, Slate, and the Los Angeles Times. A native New Yorker, Amy received her master’s degree in politics and government from Columbia’s School of Journalism.
An independent task force is set to release findings that show an "us and them" culture at UNICEF. In interviews with Devex, former and present UNICEF staffers back claims that management culture needs to urgently be reformed.
A new strategy by U.N. chief António Guterres will hold all entities accountable for leadership and mainstreaming work for people with disabilities. The step forward is long overdue, experts tell Devex.
Simon Groot has created a smallholder farmer-centric seed industry through his company East-West Seed that reaches more than 20 million farmers each year. Devex catches up with the seedsman about the future of agriculture.
The full extent of the Mexico City Policy impacts is becoming clear for those providing health services in Nepal, Nigeria, South Africa, and Kenya, according to a new report by the International Women's Health Coalition.
One in 8 children globally are better off than they were in 2000, Save the Children's new Global Childhood report finds. But the trajectory is different for children living in war zones, as the number of children in conflict has skyrocketed since 2000.