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Latest blog posts
Why a lack of global action on coronavirus in Africa puts us all at risk
Libby Smith argues that we need to empower global institutions and make global investments to support developing countries, particularly those in sub-Saharan Africa, in order to respond to the global coronavirus crisis effectively
How visible are the vulnerable in the data on coronavirus?
Claudia Wells argues that we need better data infrastructure to understand how the Covid-19 pandemic affects the most vulnerable and poorest people, what help is needed and whether support is working.
Looking at the coronavirus crisis through the nexus lens – what needs to be done
Sarah Dalrymple puts forward actions that humanitarian, development and peace actors can take to apply the nexus approach to the devastating COVID-19 pandemic and thereby help mitigate its impact
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.
Countering isolationism with collaboration as we enter the decade of delivery
In the context of growing isolationism, DI's Harpinder Collacott reflects on the past few years and looks to the future, arguing that collaboration will be key to making progress in the decade of delivery.