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27 March 2020

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.

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Written by Harpinder Collacott

Executive Director

25 March 2020

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.

Gail Hurley

Written by Gail Hurley

Fellow

20 March 2020

Lessons from coronavirus for the future of ‘aid’

How a coordinated and well-funded global response is needed to combat health crises.

Jonathan Glennie

Written by Jonathan Glennie

Senior Fellow, Joep Lange Institute

12 March 2020

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)

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Written by Harpinder Collacott

Executive Director

4 February 2020

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.

Amy Dodd

Written by Amy Dodd

Head of Engagement

18 December 2019

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

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Written by Sarah Dalrymple

Senior Policy & Engagement Advisor

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

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.

Amy Dodd

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