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Call For Essays on “The Future of Development Assistance”

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GDN Next Horizons Essay Contest 2014 in partnership with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation on The Future of Development Assistance The world has changed radically since the emergence of official development assistance. How should aid change? We want to hear your views: Which financial instruments should be used to provide aid? How should the …

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New publication by Sakiko Fukuda-Parr

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A special journal issue on the Millennium Development Goals of the Journal of Human Development and Capabilities co-edited by Sakiko Fukuda-Parr with Alicia Yamin was released earlier this month.  This special issue publishes the findings of the research project led by the two co-editors: The Power of Numbers: A critical evaluation of MDG goals and targets …

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Professor Terra Lawson-Remer featured on HBO’s VICE Documentary Series

GPIA Professor Terra Lawson-Remer was featured on HBO’s Vice Documentary Series in an episode in season 2 focusing on The Resource Curse. Lawson-Remer was contacted by HBO to provide expert opinion on the situation in Papua New Guinea where abundant natural resources are fueling civil conflict and environmental destruction instead of contributing to peace and prosperity. Having written extensively …

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Student Spotlight: Rudy Shaffer

“My experiences as a GPIA student have enabled me to form a thoughtful and critical analysis of what it means to work in the international field and have provided me with the tools I’ll need to make a positive contribution and lasting impact as a millennial, humanitarian, and global citizen.” -Rudy Shaffer

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Alumni Spotlight: Diana Rusu

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“As a result of my research and interviews I have concluded that the best way women can bring the change is by taking a more participatory approach. They should involve themselves in professional trainings, they should be educated, come with ideas and develop them (even if this means failing sometimes). [As a result they will] become aware of their rights and gender equality in society [and they will] fight and speak for their liberties, [and they will] become more powerful.” -Diana Rusu

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