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18 July 2019

From review to delivery on the Global Goals – what should the immediate priorities be for the UK government?

On 26 June, the UK government published its Voluntary National Review measuring delivery against the Global Goals - but does it accurately capture progress?

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Written by Harpinder Collacott

Executive Director

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

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

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

5 October 2018

What does new World Bank data tell us about progress on poverty?

Zach Christensen analyses the new World Bank data release, its largest since 2016, and shares the key messages for progress on poverty.

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Written by Zach Christensen

Senior Analyst

6 September 2018

Data to leave no one behind: Development cooperation and the P20

Swiss Special Envoy for Global Sustainable Development Michael Gerber discusses Switzerland's use of the P20 approach to characterising poverty.

30 May 2018

The needs of Kenyans by county: exploring the latest poverty data

Steve Kenei explores the latest poverty data by county, and how it can be used to ensure that devolution in Kenya is delivered effectively.

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Written by Steve Kenei

2 March 2018

How we must approach poverty eradication in today's world

The world is far more interconnected and complex than ever before. As such, new ways of working are needed to meet the ambitions set by the Global Goals.

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Written by Harpinder Collacott

Executive Director

18 August 2017

Intrinsic links between poverty and crisis: What the data tells us

Information on needs & current resource allocation is vital to spend resources effectively. What does the data say about the links between poverty & crisis?

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Written by Sarah Dalrymple

Senior Policy & Engagement Advisor