Egypt cracks down on NGOs as key climate conference continues: This week in development news

Leaders on both sides of the Colombian conflict agreed to a second-chance peace agreement and dozens of heads of state joined the dialogue at the climate conference in Morocco. But in Egypt parliament cracked down on NGOs. This week in development news.

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  • Adva Saldinger

    Adva Saldinger is an Associate Editor at Devex, where she covers the intersection of business and international development, as well as U.S. foreign aid policy. From partnerships to trade and social entrepreneurship to impact investing, Adva explores the role the private sector and private capital play in development. A journalist with more than 10 years of experience, she has worked at several newspapers in the U.S. and lived in both Ghana and South Africa.