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Latest blog posts
Build back better with risk-informed development cooperation
Navid Hanif looks at how advancing risk-informed development cooperation and global collaboration will be vital in efforts to build back better after Covid-19.
The power of transparency: Data is key to an effective crisis response
DI's Verity Outram and World Vision's Daniel Stevens share lessons, applicable to the coronavirus pandemic and more broadly, for how transparency and high-quality data can help humanitarian organisations, donors and advocates better respond to crises.
Transforming aid into GPI could help achieve social justice
Gorik Ooms, human rights lawyer and global health scholar, suggests that Global Public Investment (GPI) could transform aid and achieve global social justice
Why a lack of global action on coronavirus in Africa puts us all at risk
Libby Smith argues that we need to empower global institutions and make global investments to support developing countries, particularly those in sub-Saharan Africa, in order to respond to the global coronavirus crisis effectively
How visible are the vulnerable in the data on coronavirus?
Claudia Wells argues that we need better data infrastructure to understand how the Covid-19 pandemic affects the most vulnerable and poorest people, what help is needed and whether support is working.
Looking at the coronavirus crisis through the nexus lens – what needs to be done
Sarah Dalrymple puts forward actions that humanitarian, development and peace actors can take to apply the nexus approach to the devastating COVID-19 pandemic and thereby help mitigate its impact
What actions are required to mitigate the impacts of coronavirus on the poorest and most vulnerable people?
We highlight three key areas of action needed to provide an effective global response to the coronavirus pandemic.
This global pandemic must be the impetus for a new era of international cooperation and financing for Global Public Goods
The coronavirus crisis highlights just how much the world needs a well-coordinated and well-resourced system of international public financing. Global Public Investment offers an ambitious approach towards pooling resources and knowledge.
Lessons from coronavirus for the future of ‘aid’
How a coordinated and well-funded global response is needed to combat health crises.