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.
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.
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.
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.
Inclusive Economic Growth: Increasing Connectivity, Expanding Opportunity, and Reducing Vulnerability
Issue Brief We must take steps to ensure that the global economy allows the global population to thrive.
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.
Engagement Amid Austerity
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.
Report Report from Sarah Margon identifies the legislative and policy hurdles that make it difficult for aid groups to do their jobs and how these can be dealt with.
Cutting the U.N. Budget Is (Still) a Bad Idea
Lawmakers pondering U.S. withdrawal from the United Nations need to realize how critical the multilateral institution is to U.S. policy goals, write Sarah Margon and Martin Wolberg-Stok.
Obama Neglects Child Soldiers
Sarah Margon on how the Obama administration could do more to protect child soldiers in troubled nations.
The Limits of U.S. Assistance to Pakistan
Issue Brief Colin Cookman, Brian Katulis, Sarah Margon, and Caroline Wadhams look at ways to streamline aid to Pakistan while making it more effective.