Anne Paisley is the Senior Manager of Editorial Planning and Production at Devex, where she oversees Devex’s newsletters, website, and editorial production team. Prior to joining Devex in 2015, Anne was the managing editor at the Center for American Progress. She has previously held positions at CNN, the U.S. Department of State, and Cambridge Associates. She earned a bachelor’s degree in international affairs and Asian studies from George Washington University, including a semester abroad at Peking University in Beijing.
U.S. Supreme Court rules IFC is not above the law, dual attacks against Ebola centers prompt MSF to rethink its strategy, and USAID Administrator Mark Green expands on ongoing reorganization, while U.K. government reassures lawmakers of DFID's future.
Jim Kim resigns as president of the World Bank, sparking questions about the presidential nomination process. Felix Tshisekedi is the surprise winner of the Democratic Republic of Congo's presidential election, and the United Kingdom prepares for the next Brexit vote.
As COP24 climate negotiations come to a close, observers remain skeptical that negotiators will resolve disagreements in time to produce an agreed rulebook before Friday night. Meanwhile, the U.S. announces "Prosper Africa" and a new USAID private sector engagement policy, while OECD-DAC members fail to reach a consensus on private sector instruments.
The International Conference on Family Planning wraps up in Rwanda, the Trump administration celebrates the BUILD Act, and the World Bank and Denmark pull aid from Tanzania amid concerns over new policies. This week in development.
The World Health Organization declines to declare the Ebola outbreak an international public health emergency, the debate over tied aid heats up, and the International Safeguarding Summit in London starts with a controversial announcement.
The U.K. hints at a controversial plan that could reduce government funding toward official development assistance, Nikki Haley’s departure from the U.N. stirs concern for already fragile U.S.-U.N. relations, and a new global hunger index highlights the link between conflict, forced migration, and hunger.
Environment and energy delegates parse over climate change guidelines during talks in Bangkok, France unveils its 2018-2022 development strategy, and the United Nations praises donors’ “profoundly generous” contribution to the Lake Chad region.
Officials gather in London for the first-ever summit aimed at making aid more disability-inclusive, the 22nd International AIDS Conference sounds the alarm on remaining challenges in tackling HIV/AIDS, and Ebola outbreak ends.