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October 13, 2020
Coordination is essential to effective humanitarian action. But the humanitarian cluster coordination system has struggled with persistent weaknesses...
August 12, 2020
Historically, Australia has lacked a coherent policy to attract immigrants with less extensive formal training and education, despite the needs of...
June 26, 2020
Between 2050 and 2080, OECD countries will need at least 400 million new workers to maintain current pension and health schemes, resulting from a...
May 21, 2020
In recent months, governments around the world have closed borders and businesses to combat the spread of COVID-19. While these measures have had the...
April 28, 2020
Under-Secretary General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, Sir Mark Lowcock, joins CGD President Masood Ahmed to discuss...
April 28, 2020
In most high-income countries, migrants make up a large share of health workers and are more likely to be on the frontline of the COVID-19 response....
March 24, 2020
Over the next 80 years, the world will experience significant demographic shifts. Developed countries are seeing massive reductions in their working-...
March 19, 2020
Aid agencies are scrambling to adapt as the COVID-19 pandemic is felt throughout the world. Join TNH Senior Editor Ben Parker as he speaks to leading...


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