As a correspondent based in Brussels, Eva Donelli covers EU development policy issues and actors, from the EU institutions to the international NGO community. Eva was previously at the United Nations Regional Information Center for Western Europe and in the European Parliament's press office. As a freelance reporter, she has contributed to Italian and international magazines covering a wide range of issues, including EU affairs, development policy, social protection and nuclear energy. She speaks fluent English, French and Spanish in addition to her native Italian.
The World Food Programme's JPO program offers a chance to kickstart a career in international development. Former WFP Human Resources Director Prerana Issar shares tips for applicants, and tells Devex how young professionals across the sector can start now to set out their long-term career goals.
Is the Zika virus causing unnecessary panic? FAO Deputy Director-General Maria Helena Semedo shares her personal experience with the virus and suggests some recommendations to minimize the threat, reducing the spread of the virus.
After the opening week of peace talks aimed at ending the war in Syria were suspended only three days after they began, Devex shares a recent call from humanitarian organizations to stop the suffering and place pressure on all parties to end the blockade on urgently needed humanitarian assistance.
The only way to beat drug-resistant malaria is to eradicate malaria completely. But how can the global health community achieve that when its most effective anti-malarial drugs are under threat? Charles Nelson, chief executive of the Malaria Consortium, shares his insights in this exclusive interview.
The new European Commission led by President Jean-Claude Juncker officially started its term of office on Nov. 1 with changes to its structure. But will further changes be necessary to meet the challenges of internal coordination and a range of urgent external crises? We asked two policy experts.
The World Bank's special representative to the EU sat down with Devex to share the obstacles he faces in his role as an enabler of bank relations with EU institutions, the solutions he has put in place, and the bank's priorities in ongoing discussions.
The OECD-DAC is quietly implementing a reform process that offers a crucial opportunity for donor governments to identify what should be considered ODA — and the ONE Campaign has some key recommendations on how to define and measure aid. We spoke to its policy manager.
Italian foreign minister Federica Mogherini received unanimous approval this week to become the EU high representative for foreign and security policy and a vice president of the European Commission. We take a look at what her development priorities will be once she officially takes over from Catherine Ashton on Nov. 1.