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10 July 2019

Three priorities for the High-level Political Forum 2019

DI Director of Partnerships & Engagement Carolyn Culey sets out three key priorities for closing the gap between the poorest and the rest at HLPF 2019

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Written by Carolyn Culey

Director of Partnerships & Engagement

2 July 2019

Three steps towards an equitable tax agenda: Actions that should be adopted at the Addis Tax Initiative conference this week

Gregory de Paepe outlines three steps towards an equitable tax agenda that should be adopted at the Addis Tax Initiative conference this week

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Written by Gregory de Paepe

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27 June 2019

From withdrawal to adaptation: How can development actors shift towards sustaining engagement and financing at scale during a crisis?

DI’s Sarah Dalrymple highlights some key research questions towards building coherence across development, crisis and peace sectors

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Written by Sarah Dalrymple

Senior Policy & Engagement Advisor

19 June 2019

How resource allocation for climate change and DRR by Kenya's county governments has the potential to support the progress of people out of poverty

How investments to mitigate and prevent climate change and disasters might ensure sustainable development and reach the poorest and most vulnerable people

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Written by Henry Odhiambo

Engagement & Partnerships Manager

11 June 2019

Is tackling global malnutrition still a top priority for the UK?

This detailed report from Development Initiatives looks art whether DFID is meeting its commitments and tackling global malnutrition

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Written by Jordan Beecher

Senior Analyst

6 June 2019

The future of humanitarian transparency – assembling the big picture

Anna Petruccelli and Daniel Stevens discuss the Grand Bargain's transparency commitment, and progress toward greater humanitarian transparency.

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Written by Anna Petruccelli

Senior IATI Specialist at ActionAid UK

4 June 2019

What people want: building resilience and stability in conflict and crises

DFID’s Matthew Wyatt and Barbara Lecq talk about efforts to make our development, humanitarian and peacebuilding investments coherent

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Written by Matthew Wyatt

Deputy Director and Head of Conflict, Humanitarian and Security Department, Department for International Development

16 April 2019

Where we are and where we need to be on financing for development

DI's Amy Dodd explores how addressing issues with financing for development could set us on the path towards achieving Agenda 2030.

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Written by Amy Dodd

Head of Engagement

11 April 2019

Building greater coherence across development, crisis and peace sectors

This blog sets out the agenda for DI’s webinar series on crisis and development financing

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Written by Sarah Dalrymple

Senior Policy & Engagement Advisor