Peace Corps Vietnam and the World Humanitarian Summit: This week in development news

U.S. President Barack Obama appeals to Vietnam’s future leaders. The humanitarian community asks, “just how grand was the ‘grand bargain’?” And more overcrowded fishing boats capsize in the Mediterranean. This week in development news.

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  • Michael Igoe

    Michael Igoe is a Senior Reporter with Devex, based in Washington, D.C. He covers U.S. foreign aid, global health, climate change, and development finance. Prior to joining Devex, Michael researched water management and climate change adaptation in post-Soviet Central Asia, where he also wrote for EurasiaNet. Michael earned his bachelor's degree from Bowdoin College, where he majored in Russian, and his master’s degree from the University of Montana, where he studied international conservation and development.