Community health workers — many of whom have no previous formal work experience — become recognized as powerful agents of change. Linda Pfeiffer, president and CEO of INMED Partnerships for Children, shares her organization's experiences in Peru.
Collective action was at the center of every CGI session. But because this is the final meeting, questions linger about who or what can continue to bring unlikely allies together to tackle some of the toughest global challenges.
Australia focuses its support services on individual refugee needs, a unique approach that could provide insights into how to make long-term integration a success.
The 75-year-old charity relies heavily on unrestricted funding from the U.K. Department for International Development, a mechanism the U.K. aid agency says it will no longer use after December.
Unprecedented flows of migrants and refugees across the world are bringing world leaders together to consider new ways forward. Kelly Clements, the UNHCR's second-in-command, sat down with Devex to discuss what's at stake.
The Sustainable Development Goals are built on the idea of leaving no one behind — and that includes the elderly. But does it make economic and social sense to invest on the welfare of the aging segment of the population? HelpAge International's Daniel Horn certainly thinks so.
Women are currently disproportionately excluded from the financial system. But over the next decade, digital finance is likely to provide access to 1.6 billion unbanked people, more than half of them women.
Twelve countries will receive support from a starting pool of $11 million through a new public-private partnership launched Wednesday at the U.N. headquarters. It is set to take form at the regional and national level next year.
One year ago, leaders committed to making the Sustainable Development Goals a reality by 2030. Now, those same leaders need to make greater commitments to help refugees and forcibly displaced people. Carolyn Miles, president and CEO of Save the Children, outlines three actions for leaders at UNGA that would support refugees and the countries that host them.
World leaders pivoted from "watered-down" principles to "concrete" commitments at the United Nations General Assembly in New York this week — but this is just a beginning.