Time for Global Public Investment: Leaders and experts rethink sustainable development finance
This report, produced by the Global Public Investment Network with support from DI, brings together eminent economists, government agencies and leaders in climate and health envision Global Public Investment’s potential. How might it unlock more and better funding to achieve our common goals?
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Africa can contribute, Africa must benefit and Africans must decide on financing to tackle the climate crisis
As Africa Climate week kicks off, can the emerging idea of Global Public Investment bring about the truly global and collective approach to financing we need to tackle the biggest threat facing our world?
Will transforming the global financial architecture deliver for people living in poverty?
Everyone is talking about MDB reforms. DI’s Fionna Smyth asks: what kind of evolution do we need to solve current crises equitably, inclusively and accountably?
Why we need Global Public Investment after Covid-19
Simon Reid-Henry argues that the Covid-19 response has highlighted the international need for an ongoing pool of public money and explains how Global Public Investment (GPI) would work.
Should Global Public Investment finance social protection?
National social protection programmes have clear global benefits. Why might Global Public Investment – a new vision for international cooperation – fund them?
Global Public Investment and Africa: A better approach to financing the SDGs
The world’s system of financing public goods and common challenges isn’t working for the African continent. A new discussion paper explains why and how Global Public Investment is important for Africa, and what questions remain to be resolved.
This global pandemic must be the impetus for a new era of international cooperation and financing for Global Public Goods
The coronavirus crisis highlights just how much the world needs a well-coordinated and well-resourced system of international public financing. Global Public Investment offers an ambitious approach towards pooling resources and knowledge.
Transforming aid into GPI could help achieve social justice
Gorik Ooms, human rights lawyer and global health scholar, suggests that Global Public Investment (GPI) could transform aid and achieve global social justice
Climate adaptation finance to Africa: Key facts
This factsheet summarises climate-related funding flows to African countries, highlighting the major donors and recipients and the mix of financing across countries.
Global Humanitarian Assistance Report 2023
The Global Humanitarian Assistance Report 2023 assesses the international financing response to crisis. Development Initiatives finds that more needs went unmet in 2022 than ever before.