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Delivering Development After 2015 Report
Large posters of late Ethiopian leader Meles Zenawi are displayed on one of the streets in Addis Ababa. (AP/Elias Asmare)

Delivering Development After 2015

The conversation on the post-2015 development agenda is shifting from defining goals to financing and implementation, providing both opportunities and challenges as financing negotiations culminate in July 2015.

Molly Elgin-Cossart

What the Millennium Development Goals Have Accomplished Article
A laborer works on a ferry being refurbished at a dockyard in Keraniganj, near Dhaka, Bangladesh. (AP/A.M. Ahad)

What the Millennium Development Goals Have Accomplished

With just 500 days left before the Millennium Development Goals expire, it is important to acknowledge all that they have spurred the world to achieve.

Annie Malknecht

Africa 2.0: Looking to the Future Article
Secretary of State John Kerry meets with African Union Commission Chairperson Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma during the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit in Washington, Tuesday, August 5. (AP/Evan Vucci)

Africa 2.0: Looking to the Future

The U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit, focused on investment in the next generation, sets the stage for sustained partnership, and a commitment to regularizing the U.S.-Africa dialogue can help ensure its success.

Molly Elgin-Cossart

Indispensable Partners: Reenergizing U.S.-India Ties Testimony

Indispensable Partners: Reenergizing U.S.-India Ties

Vikram Singh, Vice President for National Security and International Policy at the Center for American Progress, testifies before the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Subcommittee on Near Eastern and South and Central Asian Affairs.

Vikram Singh

What to Watch at the BRICS Summit in Brazil Article
From left, Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff, India's former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Russia's President Vladimir Putin, China's President Xi Jinping, and South African President Jacob Zuma pose for a photo after a BRICS leaders' meeting at the September 2013 G-20 Summit in St. Petersburg, Russia. (AP/Sergei Karpukhin)

What to Watch at the BRICS Summit in Brazil

The meeting of Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa this week highlights the potentially positive role the group could play in revitalizing the global system of partnerships and alliances to tackle the challenges of the 21st century.

Molly Elgin-Cossart

Applying Universal Goals to the United States Report
People buy vegetables at a market in Hyderabad, India, Saturday, March 15, 2014. (AP/Mahesh Kumar A.)

Applying Universal Goals to the United States

One of the most innovative elements of the emerging post-2015 global development agenda is a focus on universality. What would that mean in the United States?

John Norris, Molly Elgin-Cossart, Casey Dunning

Reducing Poverty Through Climate Action Report
A smoky sunset is seen behind the Alameda County Superior Courthouse in Oakland, California, on September 14, 2020. (Getty/East Bay Times/Digital First Media/Jane Tyska)

Reducing Poverty Through Climate Action

Ending poverty and preventing catastrophic climate change is within our reach, especially if countries commit to a new global development agenda that improves livelihoods in ways that support low-carbon and sustainable economic growth.

Molly Elgin-Cossart, Cathleen Kelly, Abigail Jones

Too Young: Helping Child Brides in the Developing World Article
In this picture taken Wednesday, July 18, 2012, Zali Idy, 12, poses in her bedroom in the remote village of Hawkantaki, Niger. Zali was married in 2011. (AP/Jerome Delay)

Too Young: Helping Child Brides in the Developing World

We need targeted efforts to assist child brides if we hope to break the vicious cycle that treats our daughters as a disposable commodity.

John Norris

The Case for Regional Compacts Report

The Case for Regional Compacts

As the Millennium Challenge Corporation approaches its 10-year anniversary, it must explore and implement new aid approaches to stay on the cutting edge of international development best practices. Embracing regional compacts and regional threshold programs would allow the MCC to increase its number of beneficiaries and the sustained impact of its work at little to no additional cost.

Paul Applegarth, Casey Dunning, John Norris

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