Helen Morgan is a former associate editor and producer at Devex, focusing on climate change and resilience building as the editorial lead of Devex’s Turning the Tide series, and opinions editor for Devex’s Global Views section. With a background in human rights, migration, and sustainable development and design, Helen has written for a variety of international publications in Buenos Aires and Shanghai before moving to Barcelona to study contemporary migration.
In the second episode of the Turning the Tide: Climate Champions audio series, Anote Tong, former president of Kiribati, explains why he brought in policies to relocate the population of his country — and why there's ongoing debate in the Pacific region around climate-change induced migration.
A healthy ocean is vital in the fight against climate change, both for mitigation and to protect coastlines and build climate resilience. Despite this, it has taken a long time for the ocean to gain prominence in climate negotiations.
Food security issues are expected to be increasingly exacerbated by climate change, causing challenges of overconsumption, environmental degradation, and underproduction. Can a multistakeholder approach help tackle the problems?
While combating noncommunicable diseases is a global task, regional contexts cause unique challenges. In this visual series, we explore a few of these challenges through the stories of health care workers and individuals living with NCDs in three different countries.
Humanitarian vessels operated by NGOs were responsible for saving 40 percent of the people rescued in the Mediterranean this year — the world's deadliest stretch of water for migrants and refugees. To mark International Migrants Day, Devex takes a look at some of the challenges facing search and rescue missions in the Mediterranean, and how NGOs are protecting themselves from legal and physical threats.
Maternal mortality remains a global issue, and Sustainable Development Goal 3 on healthy lives and well-being aims to reduce the number of women dying due to complications in childbirth by over half. Devex visited the province of Papua, Indonesia, which has some of country's highest infant, child, and maternal mortality rates, to find out what health practitioners have learned about improving maternal health.
The International Land and Forest Tenure Facility, the first funding institution dedicated to securing land rights for indigenous peoples and local communities, launched this month in Stockholm. In this video, find out how the facility has already helped to secure land rights in Indonesia, Peru, and Mali.