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Women's Underrepresentation in IFI Leadership
November 27, 2023
EU-Africa Strategy: State of Play
November 24, 2023
A Call to Action to End Childhood Lead Poisoning Worldwide: A Neglected, Top-Tier Development Challenge
October 17, 2023
Final Statement of the Working Group on Understanding and Mitigating the Global Burden of Lead Poisoning.
Opportunities for the G7 to Address the Global Crisis of Lead Poisoning in the 21st Century: A Rapid Stocktaking Report
February 06, 2023
Lead poisoning may be among the most pressing public health challenges faced by low and middle-income countries (LMICs) and is certainly one of the least recognized and most neglected. Lead exposure is estimated by the Institute of Health and Metrics to be responsible for 900,000 deaths per year (mo...
Focusing on Fragility: The Future of US Assistance to Fragile States
October 22, 2019
Global development is increasingly intertwined with state fragility. It's time for donors to rethink how their engagement can better help countries address the underlying causes of fragility.
Struggling with Scale: Ebola’s Lessons for the Next Pandemic
May 09, 2019
The next global pandemic is a matter of when, not if. Preparing for this inevitability requires that policymakers understand not just the science of limiting disease transmission or engineering a drug, but also the practical challenges of expanding a response strategy to a regional or global level...
Clear Direction for a New Decade: Priorities for PEPFAR and the Next US Global AIDS Coordinator
December 06, 2013
PEPFAR is at a critical turning point in its decade-long existence. The next US Global AIDS Coordinator is uniquely positioned to set the course for the program’s future. A change in leadership at the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief creates an opportunity to ask questions abou...
Getting to Yes on Expanded US Markets for the Poorest Countries
October 17, 2013
Opening markets to trade with poor countries was a key part of the eighth Millennium Development Goal and its global partnership for development. Countries recognized that development is about more than aid and that the poorest countries needed to be more integrated with the global economy to help t...
POLICY MEMOS AND OPEN LETTERS
Hitching the Global Development Council and President Obama’s Policy Vision
May 14, 2013
When the Global Development Council meets on May 17 it should identify three to five key moments when President Obama, with the advice of the Council, can make a development difference. Among the immediate possibilities: the June G-8 summit in the United Kingdom, the September G-20 summit in Russia,...