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Global Aid

Can There Be Development Without Spiritual Capital?

Olav Kjorven | Posted 07.15.2014 | World
Olav Kjorven

There is a spiritual dimension to the development agenda. It's inside each and every one of us, motivating us for action. And it is alive in churches, temples, mosques and in all sorts of other human groups and networks around the world, way beyond religion -- at the individual level, the community level and the institutional and global levels. Negotiators will come to agreement on the what and the how, hopefully. The why comes from deep inside us, often inspired by our various ancient as well as newer faith and thought traditions.

The U.S. Provides Plenty Of International Aid, But To All The Wrong Places

Posted 11.22.2013 | World

In the wake of Typhoon Haiyan, the United States has launched a thorough and concerted relief effort that flies in the face of ...

World Humanitarian Day Honors Those Who Live Lives Dedicated To Service

Reuters | Posted 10.19.2013 | Impact

Aug 18 (Reuters) - The United Nations is turning to social media to raise money and awareness of humanitarian crises that have fallen off the global...

Cuts To Global Aid Are Unjustified - Even In The Current Climate

Dr David McNair | Posted 06.04.2012 | Home
Dr David McNair

New figures from the Organisation of Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) show that global aid fell in 2011 for the first time in 14 years. The cut of nearly 3% will impede progress in reducing poverty and cost children's lives.

VIDEO: Using Web 3.0 Technology to Share Stories that can Change the World

Caty Borum Chattoo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Caty Borum Chattoo

We have five more years to make good on the specific Millennium Declaration promise, but we have a lifetime to care for our fellow citizens of the world. Watch, connect, spread the information, and speak up.

Mr. and Ms. Gates Go To Washington, Host Roundtable On Global Health Funding

Diane Tucker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Diane Tucker

The Gateses are visiting our nation's capital to reframe the conversation about global health aid. They said we should spend more time talking about what works and how to measure it.

Repeal the Global Gag Rule

Rep. Nita Lowey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rep. Nita Lowey

President Obama and the new Congress can place American foreign policy firmly on the side of free speech, of women's health, and of doctors and care providers, and we can do it quickly, simply, cleanly, without a penny of cost to the taxpayers.