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Why Tackling Corruption Matters in Development Aid

(0) Comments | Posted February 13, 2014 | 5:03 PM

The annual letter from Bill and Melinda Gates on development is a powerful agenda-setting document. The Gates Foundation has changed the game when it comes to aid, bringing money, energy and innovation to fight poverty at a time when government commitments have fallen.

Billions of people have...

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To End Poverty, You Have to End Corruption

(2) Comments | Posted December 9, 2013 | 8:33 AM

Corruption and poverty unfortunately go hand-in-hand, threatening the lives of too many people. In countries where people are forced to bribe to get essential services like health and water the toll can be horrifying. Eight times more women die having children in places where more than 60 per cent of...

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Can G20 Summits Deliver Financial Reform?

(0) Comments | Posted June 19, 2012 | 10:08 AM

In 1975 heads of state from six countries met for a fireside chat in a French castle to fix the world economy. As 20 world leaders meet in a Mexican resort this week the number and the location have changed, but the situation and the level of expectation...

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