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Join an expert panel on <b>Thursday 15 October, 1-3pm BST</b>, to discuss the ways international and local NGOs can collaborate to deliver emergency aid<p>“Local actors are always the first to respond,” says Elhadj As Sy, secretary general of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent …

NGOs

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OECD

Infographic: Women and armed conflict

About<p>About UN Women<p>Directorate<p>Executive Director<br>• Deputy Executive Director, Intergovernmental Support and Strategic Partnerships Bureau<br>• Deputy …

World Economy

Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi selected for Harvard Humanitarian of the Year Award

Indian Nobel Laureate Kailash Satyarthi has been selected for the prestigious Harvard Humanitarian of the Year Award, it was announced on …

Hidden Hunger Is a Global Killer

As we celebrate the achievements under the U.N.'s Millennium Development Goals and look to accelerate progress with the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals, a silent epidemic is afflicting more than a quarter of humanity -- 2 billion people -- around the world. It accounts for 11 percent of the …

Development must target the millions of children affected by humanitarian crises

In two weeks, world leaders will ratify a new consensus to build a better world: the sustainable development goals. But we will not reach these development goals – nor can development be sustainable – without reaching the millions of children living in the midst of humanitarian crises.<p>Consider a …

Africa

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WPF_2014_Reg Graphics_400x600_2.jpg<p>Can you imagine a future without poverty? (And does it look pretty good to you?) Then join us in our eighth annual …

An Approach to Ending Poverty That Works

Ending extreme poverty by 2030 is the BHAG – the big, hairy audacious goal – of our generation. While skepticism abounds, momentum is on our side, with poverty rates falling in every region of world.<p>Unfortunately, these trends still have little to no impact on the lives of a critical and …

Power Pennies

When I use the word “microfinance,” or talk about Kiva, people tend to picture entrepreneurs in far off destinations, using small loans to invest in …

What Is Microlending And How Does It Work? | Investopedia

The peer-to-peer economy has revolutionized the way people do business, and the financial sector has seen some impressive advancements leveraging P2P …

Should Microfinance Go Digital?

<i>“Nothing is as powerful as an idea whose time has come”- Victor Hugo</i><p>Recently, a new partnership has emerged between digital financial service …

Don't Panic - How to End Poverty in 15 Years

Copyright: The BBC In the week the United Nations presents its new goals for global development, Don't Panic - How to End Poverty in 15 Years looks …

United Nations

Five questions about the Sustainable Development Goals you were too embarrassed to ask

This weekend at the United Nations headquarters in New York City, world leaders will gather to adopt a new set of global development goals for …

GlobalGiving Powers Philanthropy Behind Sustainable Development Goals

<i>Both GuideStar and GlobalGiving are interested in highlighting the nonprofits and funders that have long been working to address the issues laid out</i> …

From Rhetoric to Reality: Decisive Action Needed on Development Goals

• Countries need to make plans now for implementing the post-2015 agenda<br>• Increasing access to finance—particularly for women—will be vital<br>• Given …

Sustainable Development Goals