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Anti-terrorism laws have ‘chilling effect’ on vital aid deliveries to Somalia

Anti-terrorism laws have ‘chilling effect’ on vital aid deliveries to Somalia

Fear of prosecution under UK and US counter-terror laws hinders those trying to provide humanitarian assistance in areas held by Islamic militants.

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Civil society in jeopardy

Civil society in jeopardy

Danny Sriskandarajah, the secretary general of CIVICUS, speaks to Radio New Zealand.

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House of Commons’ recommendations for UK implementation of SDGs

House of Commons’ recommendations for UK implementation of SDGs

The House of Commons Environmental Audit Committee (EAC) published the report from its inquiry on the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the UK on 26 April.

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Effective States and Inclusive Development: Our progress so far

Effective States and Inclusive Development: Our progress so far

As ESID turns 5 this month and enters their second phase of research, Research Fellow Pablo Yanguas recounts the progress so far.

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Building a Hub for Refugees to Exchange Skills and Labor

Building a Hub for Refugees to Exchange Skills and Labor

Refugees Deeply spoke to architect and urban designer Luis Torres about his team’s design of a digital marketplace in Berlin to help refugees resume work.

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A Muslim NGO perspective on humanitarianism and working in the UK

A Muslim NGO perspective on humanitarianism and working in the UK

Imran Madden, UK director of Islamic Relief, talks about the potential of the Grand Bargain, concern for humanitarian principles and operating as a Muslim NGO in the UK.

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$10m for critically under-resourced crisis in Yemen

$10m for critically under-resourced crisis in Yemen

The Australian Council for International Development (ACFID) has welcomed the Australian Government’s commitment of $10 million (AUD) to support the critically under-resourced humanitarian crisis in Y...

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Frustrations and expectations in sub-Saharan Africa

Frustrations and expectations in sub-Saharan Africa

When asked about the most pressing problems in their countries, people in sub-Saharan Africa often recite a familiar list of challenges: poverty, health care, education, corruption, and other difficul...

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While aid donors embrace transformation, India mulls a universal basic income

While aid donors embrace transformation, India mulls a universal basic income

The World Bank Spring Meetings, framed by transformations in development finance, kicked off with a quiet side event detailing how India could virtually eliminate poverty from its shores in one fell e...

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Britain doubles funding to fight tropical diseases

Britain doubles funding to fight tropical diseases

The UK has pledged to double the funding it gives to fighting neglected tropical diseases, in a move that will protect more than 200 million people around the world from debilitating and painful condi...

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