• Development

    The UN’s First Feminist, Peg Snyder, Describes Her Brilliant Career

    by  • March 22, 2016 • Africa, Development, Women's Issues • 

    Peg Snyder

    Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Email SubscribeSubscribe to PassBlueSubscribe to our mailing list and get interesting stuff and updates to your email inbox. Thank you for subscribing.Something went wrong.We respect your privacy and take protecting it seriouslyAs the Commission on the Status of Women convenesĀ to tackle 21st-century feminist issues, Margaret Snyder — “Peg” to almost...

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    The European Migrant Crisis: Can Development Agencies Do Better?

    by  • February 4, 2016 • Development • 

    A volunteer life-guard helps a young girl out of the sea after the boat she used along with her family and other Afghan refugees to cross part of the Aegean from the coast of Turkey to Lesbos crashed on a rock off the island's coast.

    Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Email SubscribeSubscribe to PassBlueSubscribe to our mailing list and get interesting stuff and updates to your email inbox. Thank you for subscribing.Something went wrong.We respect your privacy and take protecting it seriouslyThe unprecedented influx of refugees and migrants to Europe has increased the visibility of the longstanding nexus of migration,...

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    As Conditions Worsen in Humanitarian Crises, Aid Workers Also Feel the Pain

    by  • January 26, 2016 • Development, Humanitarian Aid • 

    Ebola in Guinea

    Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Email SubscribeSubscribe to PassBlueSubscribe to our mailing list and get interesting stuff and updates to your email inbox. Thank you for subscribing.Something went wrong.We respect your privacy and take protecting it seriouslyThe images of refugees washing up, living or dying, on the southern shores of Europe leave no humanitarians unmoved....

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    All in Africa: The World’s 13 Highest-Mortality Countries

    by  • January 6, 2016 • Africa, Development, Health and Population, Poverty, Women's Issues • 1 Comment

    M'Poko camp in Central African Republic

    Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Email SubscribeSubscribe to PassBlueSubscribe to our mailing list and get interesting stuff and updates to your email inbox. Thank you for subscribing.Something went wrong.We respect your privacy and take protecting it seriouslyDespite remarkable reductions in mortality, 13 sub-Saharan African countries — 1 out of every 20 people in the world...

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    A Monastery’s Farm in Burkina Faso Feels the Impacts of Climate Change

    by  • December 5, 2015 • Africa, Climate and Environment, Development, Health and Population • 

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    Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Email SubscribeSubscribe to PassBlueSubscribe to our mailing list and get interesting stuff and updates to your email inbox. Thank you for subscribing.Something went wrong.We respect your privacy and take protecting it seriouslyKOUBRI, Burkina Faso — More than 2,500 miles away from this village, world leaders met recently in Paris to...

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    A New UN Nutrition Program Financed by Africans for Africans

    by  • November 10, 2015 • Africa, Development, Education, Health and Population, Women's Issues • 1 Comment

    African foreign ministers attending the Unitlife launch at the UN

    Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Email SubscribeSubscribe to PassBlueSubscribe to our mailing list and get interesting stuff and updates to your email inbox. Thank you for subscribing.Something went wrong.We respect your privacy and take protecting it seriouslyThe first United Nations development aid program financed solely by African countries for their own benefit was announced recently...

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    Can the UN’s SDGs Live Up to the Hype?

    by  • October 10, 2015 • Development, Sustainable Development Goals • 

    At a luncheon to promote the new global goals, people from the private sector mingled with heads of state. Here, Angela Merkel of Germany, Ban Ki-moon of the UN, and Bono, the singer. KIM HAUGHTON/UN PHOTO

    Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Email SubscribeSubscribe to PassBlueSubscribe to our mailing list and get interesting stuff and updates to your email inbox. Thank you for subscribing.Something went wrong.We respect your privacy and take protecting it seriouslyWhen the United Nations’ member states gave final approval at a special General Assembly session on Sept. 25 to...

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    The Heart of Pope Francis’s Speech at the UN: Don’t Look Past the Poor

    by  • September 25, 2015 • Development, General Assembly, Poverty, Secretary-General, Women's Issues • 2 Comments

    Pope Francis

    Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Email SubscribeSubscribe to PassBlueSubscribe to our mailing list and get interesting stuff and updates to your email inbox. Thank you for subscribing.Something went wrong.We respect your privacy and take protecting it seriouslyPope Francis spread his gospel of not forgetting the poor at the United Nations on Friday morning, where he...

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    Rights of Girls, a Politically Loaded Issue, May Sink in the New UN Development Goals

    by  • September 8, 2015 • Development, Education, Sustainable Development Goals • 

    Darfur

    Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Email SubscribeSubscribe to PassBlueSubscribe to our mailing list and get interesting stuff and updates to your email inbox. Thank you for subscribing.Something went wrong.We respect your privacy and take protecting it seriouslyWhen member countries of the United Nations agreed to the Millennium Development Goals 15 years ago, advocates for stronger...

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    The Sustainable Development Goals May Be in Place, but Dissent Was Apparent

    by  • June 14, 2015 • Development, General Assembly, Sustainable Development Goals • 

    On the island of Bolama, off the coast of Guinea-Bissau in West Africa. JOE PENNEY

    Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Email SubscribeSubscribe to PassBlueSubscribe to our mailing list and get interesting stuff and updates to your email inbox. Thank you for subscribing.Something went wrong.We respect your privacy and take protecting it seriously It’s all over but the shouting. But the shouting is still loud, and it’s mostly about the indicators....

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