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8 reasons to think digital communication in development

8 reasons to think digital communication in development

8 reasons why digital communication is so important to understand in the context of development. Digital here referring to the use of the web, mobile phones and social media to facilitate communicatio...

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Non-government aid – comparing effectiveness

Non-government aid – comparing effectiveness

How can private citizens who want to contribute to international humanitarian or development efforts obtain a guide to which international non‑government organisations (INGOs) are most effective in wh...

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Expert Views: How Australia Can Both Stop Boats and Protect Refugees

Expert Views: How Australia Can Both Stop Boats and Protect Refugees

As Australia tries to close its offshore detention centers, Refugees Deeply asked several experts to chart a way forward for its policy on refugee boats that would be both effective and humane.

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Foreign exchange restrictions in PNG: costs and remedies

Foreign exchange restrictions in PNG: costs and remedies

Three years after their introduction in mid-2014, foreign exchange (FX) restrictions continue to be in place as at July 2017. Unofficial ballpark estimates of excess demand range between US$300 millio...

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How should we measure 'women's economic empowerment'?

How should we measure 'women's economic empowerment'?

While experts largely agree on the definition of economic empowerment — a woman’s ability to make decisions about her own financial well-being — there is growing contention about the way we measure it...

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Silent killer: Sweltering planet braces for deadly heat shocks

'There's not a will to see the risk': while hurricanes and floods grab headlines, heatwaves associated with climate change are claiming lives around the world.

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IOM: Refugees dying at quicker rate in Mediterranean

IOM: Refugees dying at quicker rate in Mediterranean

Likelihood of drowning has increased on 'most dangerous' route this past year, exacerbated by worsening rights conditions in Libya.

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Photos: the aftermath of the Mexico City earthquake

Photos: the aftermath of the Mexico City earthquake

Here are some of the images coming out of Mexico of the people and places affected by the quake.

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Group calls for climate stories to tell world

Group calls for climate stories to tell world

A Pacific climate group has launched a website and declaration calling for stories and signatures to be presented at this year's global negotiations in Germany in November.

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How to engage with the private sector: A beginner's guide

How to engage with the private sector: A beginner's guide

In 2017 it’s only practical for small and medium-sized NGOs to look to the private sector as a partner. With uncertainty prevailing around traditional sources of funding, stories of successful public-...

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