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Lessons from coronavirus for the future of ‘aid’
How a coordinated and well-funded global response is needed to combat health crises.
Current financing mechanisms are failing to deliver the Sustainable Development Goals, let’s not waste this unique window to get it right
As we enter the decade of delivery, this is our opportunity to reshape the global financial system, meet local needs and achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
As development practitioners, we need to improve vital coherence with humanitarian and peace actors
The ‘triple nexus’ is a shared responsibility between development, humanitarian and peace actors – Amy Dodd considers the steps needed to move from discussion to increased action.
Countering isolationism with collaboration as we enter the decade of delivery
In the context of growing isolationism, DI's Harpinder Collacott reflects on the past few years and looks to the future, arguing that collaboration will be key to making progress in the decade of delivery.
Peace in the triple nexus: what challenges do donors face?
How does 'peace' fit in the humanitarian nexus? Sarah Dalrymple and Angus Urquhart identify and clarify four key questions
How well is aid targeting disability?
Climate finance is yet to deliver for the most vulnerable people
Accelerating CRVS and legal identity in Africa: From problems and principles to practice
Following a key conference in Zambia, DI's Bill Anderson and Bernard Sabiti reflect on how CRVS systems in Africa can go from problems to practice.
Can the world deliver on growth that leaves no one behind?
Amy Dodd argues that we need a common definition and metrics for measuring inclusive growth to ensure that we meet our commitment to leave no one behind