This week in international development news

This week in global development: A rundown of major headlines and a preview of next week’s big stories.

Our weekly wrap-up is your chance to catch up on all the news you might have missed this week in global development.

The week’s top stories:

     •   Exclusive details about China’s plans for a new Asian Infrastructure and Investment Bank.

     •   The draft United Nation’s sustainable development goals revealed.

     •   Job cuts at the UNDP and World Bank reforms.

     •   Updates from the U.S.-Africa Energy Ministerial in Addis Ababa.

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About the author

  • 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.

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