Lots of people in Financing for Development mode in the run up to the Addis summit:
Finance flows to Africa: From 1990-2012, total rose from $20bn to $120bn; Aid as % of total fell from 62% to 22%
Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank; Silk Road Fund; BRICS Bank: how China is transforming global development finance
UK election post mortem (continued)
Britain resigns as a world power, according to the Washington Post
Alex Evans wonders where Labour can turn to find its vision thing
The art of spin. You’re Peabody Energy, a coal giant getting whacked on Climate Change. So why not rebrand yourself as a poverty warrior?
A grim killer fact (literally): “As things stand more than 62 workers will die for each game played during the 2022 Qatar World Cup tournament.”
Horribly fascinating: interactive graphic of homicide rates around the world.
Justified nepotism: another powerful, moving film on girls’ right to education, free of abuse, made by some of the girls in question, and my sister in law, Plan International’s Mary Matheson[youtube height=”HEIGHT” width=”WIDTH”]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cvjCeIezynM[/youtube]