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5 December 2023

Our news from COP28: A round-up from Development Initiatives

DI's Mariam Ibrahim shares the news and reactions from COP28, as well as more on the presentations and resources we've shared to help build climate data ecosystems that are comprehensive, coordinated, sustainable, nationally led and people centred.

6 June 2024

The key issues at stake at the next G7 summit

Development Initiatives has signed an open letter to G7 leaders, urging them to fulfil their promise to tackle climate change, poverty and hunger.

30 April 2024

Delivering an ambitious IDA replenishment for Africa’s development

Development Initiatives is backing the call to unlock an ambitious IDA21 replenishment to support Africa’s vital development priorities.

12 April 2024

New aid data highlights ongoing global challenges

New data from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) shows that aid to Ukraine and other humanitarian crises remained high in 2023, while support for countries facing long-term challenges, despite a small upturn, continued to lag.

26 March 2024

Our news from CSW68: A round-up from Development Initiatives

Development Initiatives’ Fionna Smyth shares news and reactions from CSW68 as well as detail on some of the events she attended. There are also resources from DI to help strengthen gender data ecosystems, ensure climate finance is gender responsive and improve development finance for gender equality (and especially its intersection with women’s health).

4 March 2024

DI supports the call for transformative financing for Africa's development

DI joins the call to African ministers, asking them to leverage full membership in the G20 to help unlock progressive financing for needed development priorities, including by tripling financing from the World Bank’s IDA.

22 November 2023

DI's response to the new FCDO white paper on international development

Development Initiatives welcomes the new government white paper on international development and stresses the importance of providing new and additional financing in the coming years to reduce the impacts of poverty and climate change and ensure no one is left behind.

17 May 2023

Development Initiatives to step down after highly successful period as Global Nutrition Report Host

After five highly successful years as Host of the Global Nutrition Report (GNR), in April 2023 Development Initiatives (DI) will step down from the role to focus on its new organisational strategy.

25 April 2023

UNDP and UNOPS appointed as hosts of the International Aid Transparency Initiative

DI remains a member of IATI and is focusing its efforts on using and promoting the critical real-time data that IATI is uniquely helping bring to the fore.