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The Global Goals are HERE!

Okay, so if you’re interested in international development, this is waaaaaayyyy important. Like, really, really, really important. Seriously: this is big.

After 15 years of extraordinary progress that has seen more than 1 billion people lifted out of extreme poverty, 2015 sees the end of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). 310 more words


Core Value: Empathy Comes First in Order to Drive Social Change

Social Entrepreneur Corps leads innovative and dynamic impact immersion programs in Latin America. As the sister organization to the award-winning Community Enterprise (CE) Solutions, they work alongside local partners and University participants supporting the creation, growth and impact of social innovations focused on intelligently alleviating poverty. 741 more words


Jaded Aid - the sequel?

I’ve been a little bit delighted to see the publicity that the Jaded Aid card game has been generating (see for example this Foreign Policy write-up). 684 more words

What is Development?

What one may see to development may be degradation in someone else’s eyes. In an increasingly globalised and interconnected world, we have become more skeptical of overseas work done with objectives in the name of being non-profit, as we are now so well accustomed to programs organisations and agencies operating in the field of development. 999 more words

Current Affairs

So You Want to Join the Peace Corps?

By Tori Jackson, BA in International Affairs, GWU, 2015

February 24th, 2015 was a day of one of the greatest devastations I have ever faced.  My entire post-collegiate world shattered as I read these words: … 937 more words

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Hear IDS director Melissa Leach at launch of the Global Development Seminar Series

The Global Development Seminar Series kicks off next Wednesday October 14 with a free seminar by Institute of Development Studies Director Melissa Leach. Melissa will be speaking on  203 more words

University Of Manchester

A Delicate Truth – Remittances and Royalty Payments in Financing Development

This note makes a small but essential point: In treating remittances of overseas workers as a potential source of development financing, it is important to net out the factor flows flowing the other way from developing countries to developed countries. 2,108 more words