Jeff is a former global development reporter for Devex. Based in Washington, D.C., he covers multilateral affairs, U.S. aid, and international development trends. He has worked with human rights organizations in both Senegal and the U.S., and prior to joining Devex worked as a production assistant at National Public Radio. He holds a master's degree in journalism from Columbia University and a bachelor’s degree in international relations and French from the University of Rochester.
U.S. Republican Rep. Adam Kinzinger took issue with Donald Trump's hands-off foreign policy approach, saying renewed peace and security in Syria will require an ousting of Syrian President Bashar Assad, close collaboration with regional partners, the establishment of safe zones and planning now for reconstruction.
In the run up to the Global LGBTI Human Rights Conference in Uruguay, the World Bank is hiring a new sexual orientation and gender identity adviser and working with UNDP, OHCHR and others to develop a global research agenda for LGBTI rights.