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.
The UN Climate Change Conference in Madrid has wrapped up, and all eyes will now be on Scotland as next year’s host of what is arguably the world’s most important international conference. How can we build a financial system that has people and planet at its heart?
What we were taught about aid is wrong. How we should think of economic assistance and international cooperation in a new era
What do global ‘megatrends’ such as climate change, migration, urbanisation, continued environmental degradation, advances in artificial intelligence (AI) and demographic shifts mean for financing the SDGs? What are the challenges and opportunities?
The world’s shadow financial system plays a key role in enabling some of the worst abuses of the ocean’s precious resources yet this is rarely front and centre of international policy discussions.
Developing countries lose billions annually through tax avoidance and evasion. New UN-led initiatives are helping but global action is still required
The Addis Ababa Action Agenda (AAAA) lays out the steps the international community promises to take to fund the world’s new sustainable development agenda – to be agreed in New York in September. What does it promise?
The world has drafted a spectacular new ‘to-do’ list of Sustainable Development Goals. Do the SDGs represent a chance for transformational change?
Does the UN expert committee's report offer a sensible strategy for financing the new international development vision? Will the report be the game-changer many civil society organizations want to see? And how far will it support human rights realization for all?