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6 March 2015

Brazil as an international actor

This briefing maps the landscape of the development cooperation debate in Brazil. Synopsis Brazilian development cooperation has gained prominence in recen
11 March 2015

Think Piece: Humanitarian Financing

There has never been enough humanitarian funding. Needs have always gone unmet, and the international community has long sought ways to fix this problem. Y
Discussion paper
12 March 2015

Syria update

Funding for the Syrian crisis was seven times higher in 2014 than in 2012, donors having committed or contributed US$10 billion of humanitarian assistance

17 March 2015

Transparency in Brazil

This brief presents the domestic landscape of transparency in Brazil. Brazil provides to the domestic public a vast amount of data and information through
17 March 2015

Ending poverty by focusing on the poorest 20% of people globally

Why focus on the poorest 20% of people globally? We have seen real successes in reducing extreme poverty worldwide. Global incomes have gone up and many co

Discussion paper
17 March 2015

Vanuatu – Cyclone Pam

Vanuatu’s government has declared a nationwide state emergency in the aftermath of Cyclone Pam, which hit the pacific island and neighbouring islands on 13
26 March 2015

An Act of Faith: Humanitarian Financing and Zakat

The number, scale and severity of humanitarian crises are outstripping resources. While international humanitarian assistance continues to increase, reachi
Discussion paper
2 April 2015

Conflict and displacement in Yemen

On 1 April  2015, we responded to a funding alert in response to the escalation of conflict in Yemen in recent weeks. BACKGROUND TO THE CRISIS The situatio
7 April 2015

The UN-coordinated appeals in 2015: An ambitious plan to meet growing humanitarian needs

The amount requested in UN-coordinated appeals in 2015 has reached a new record high of US$18.7 billion. Only three months into the year, the funding reque