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Is Local Spending Better?

book_alt2 icon Report By better defining the rationale behind procurement reform, increasing transparency, and using current mechanisms to expand its partner base, USAID can greatly increase its partnerships with local institutions while also building support for this critical reform within the U.S. development community.

By Casey Dunning | Monday, November 4, 2013

'Smart power', where development and defence meet

The Department of State, Department of Defense, and USAID need greater co-operation to tackle conflict and poverty in the world.

By John Norris and Annie Malknecht | Friday, October 18, 2013

Tackling Tax Havens

Wholesale tax evasion, particularly in the developing world, can have devastating effects.

By Akinyi Ochieng | Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Rwanda massacre

Atrocities Prevention Board

book_alt2 icon Report With the Atrocities Prevention Board having just completed its first anniversary, it's time to take a look at its accomplishments, challenges, and potential for growth.

By John Norris and Annie Malknecht | Thursday, June 13, 2013

The World in 2030

John Norris writes about why the U.N. goal to end extreme poverty by 2030 might be achievable.

By John Norris | Thursday, May 30, 2013

John Podesta on the U.N. Post-2015 Development Agenda

play_alt icon Video In this video, Center for American Progress Chair John Podesta, who served on the U.N. High-Level Panel, discusses the panel's recommendations to eradicate poverty and transform world economies through sustainable development.

By John Podesta | Thursday, May 30, 2013

First chapter for ending extreme poverty

It is critical that all nations strive to meet the goal of eradicating extreme poverty by 2030.

By John Podesta | Thursday, May 30, 2013

Twitter Town Hall on the Post-2015 Development Agenda

CAP Chair John Podesta held a Twitter town hall to take questions on the High-Level Panel on the Post-2015 Development Agenda on April 8, 2013.

By John Podesta | Thursday, May 30, 2013

We can end poverty, but the methods might surprise you

John Podesta and Casey Dunning write about the importance of smart social safety nets in growing out of poverty.

By John Podesta and Casey Dunning | Tuesday, May 7, 2013

The Millennium Development Goals Are Working

John Podesta writes about how the Millenium Development Goals are working and how we will continue to pursue the achievement of them.

By John Podesta | Friday, April 5, 2013

Sustainable Security Project and the Post-2015 Development Agenda

The Sustainable Security and Peacebuilding Initiative is broadly engaging with many actors regarding the work of the U.N. High-Level Panel on the Post-2015 Development Agenda, and conducting targeted research and analysis to help advance progress in creating a more prosperous, connected, and resilient world.

Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Ending Extreme Poverty in Our Time?

John Norris explains how the United States can work with its allies to end extreme poverty in the next two decades.

By John Norris | Thursday, February 14, 2013

Workers in Beijing

Inclusive Economic Growth: Increasing Connectivity, Expanding Opportunity, and Reducing Vulnerability

article icon Issue Brief We must take steps to ensure that the global economy allows the global population to thrive.

By John Podesta | Thursday, February 7, 2013

Hillary Rodham Clinton, Aaron Motsoaledi

The Turning Point in Spending for Combating HIV/AIDS

Developing countries are now outspending international investments in combating HIV/AIDS, and the United States should do more to bolster this encouraging trend.

By Casey Dunning and John Norris | Thursday, November 29, 2012

Engagement Amid Austerity

book_alt2 icon Report John Norris and Connie Veillette offer a bipartisan report trying to determine how we can make the most efficient and effective use of scarce resources, reform our foreign affairs institutions, and defend our core national interests amid major budget uncertainty.

By John Norris and Connie Veillette | Monday, May 7, 2012