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Women's Underrepresentation in IFI Leadership
November 27, 2023
EU-Africa Strategy: State of Play
November 24, 2023
Wanted: A Climate Agency for a Bottom-Up World—A Proposal for a New Arm of the World Bank
November 14, 2012
Climate negotiations have focused on reaching a top-down international agreement and on mobilizing a pool of financial resources. This brief explains the urgent need for a new entity to provide nonfinancial services to faciliate and augment climate action that any nations and private actors take. It...
Building a Biometric National ID: Lessons for Developing Countries from India’s Universal ID Program
October 15, 2012
India’s Universal ID program seeks to provide a unique identity to all 1.2 billion residents. Its successes and potential failures will have far-reaching implications for other developing countries looking to create national identity systems.
Commitment to Development Index 2012
October 14, 2012
The Commitment to Development Index ranks 27 of the world’s richest countries on their dedication to policies that benefit the 5.5 billion people living in poorer nations.
Creating a Global Partnership for Effective Development Cooperation
October 03, 2012
J. Brian Atwood, chair of the OECD Development Assistance Committee (DAC), analyzes the process and achievements of the Fourth High-Level Forum on Aid Effectiveness, held in Busan, South Korea, in 2011.
Getting Better Value for Money in Malaria Control
July 11, 2012
This brief presents a framework for increasing the efficiency of malaria-control initiatives that addresses where to intervene, what interventions are best, and how to deliver them most effectively.
Global Government, Mixed Coalitions, and the Future of International Cooperation
July 05, 2012
William Savedoff looks at the long history of global multipolarity and forecasts what recent geopolitical changes mean for the future of international cooperation.
Imagine There’s No Country: Three Questions about a New Charter City in Honduras
June 14, 2012
For all of its attractions, the charter city model – and the Honduran plan in particular – still faces significant challenges before it can muster the kind of widespread support from potential partners it needs to succeed. What follows are three big questions we think supporters of the new Honduran ...