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Latest blog posts
Build back better with risk-informed development cooperation
Navid Hanif looks at how advancing risk-informed development cooperation and global collaboration will be vital in efforts to build back better after Covid-19.
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
What actions are required to mitigate the impacts of coronavirus on the poorest and most vulnerable people?
We highlight three key areas of action needed to provide an effective global response to the coronavirus pandemic.
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.
Lessons from coronavirus for the future of ‘aid’
How a coordinated and well-funded global response is needed to combat health crises.
Current financing mechanisms are failing to deliver the Sustainable Development Goals, let’s not waste this unique window to get it right
As we enter the decade of delivery, this is our opportunity to reshape the global financial system, meet local needs and achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
As development practitioners, we need to improve vital coherence with humanitarian and peace actors
The ‘triple nexus’ is a shared responsibility between development, humanitarian and peace actors – Amy Dodd considers the steps needed to move from discussion to increased action.
Peace in the triple nexus: what challenges do donors face?
How does 'peace' fit in the humanitarian nexus? Sarah Dalrymple and Angus Urquhart identify and clarify four key questions
From withdrawal to adaptation: How can development actors shift towards sustaining engagement and financing at scale during a crisis?
DI’s Sarah Dalrymple highlights some key research questions towards building coherence across development, crisis and peace sectors