The World Bank presidency and a peace agreement in Colombia: This week in development news

Colombia’s historic peace agreement sets the stage for a massive development push, Syria’s volunteer rescue workers find some international recognition amidst ongoing danger, and the Clinton Foundation’s partners look to the future. 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.