In the News
The recent Development World has seen some groundbreaking events that have set its current trajectory:
- The Policy Directive on Global Development was the first of its kind by a U.S. administration. It maintained that Global Development was not only vital to national security, but
- President Barack Obama’s remarks at the Millennium Development Goals Summit declared that Development was still to be a vital part of Foreign Aid. The Modernizing Foreign Aid Network (MFAN) elaborated on America’s first development policy.
Many of our member organizations benefit from this focus on Global Development. Their field reports and blogs can be browsed anytime to see the effect Foreign Aid is having on the ground.
BuildOn runs afterschool youth service programs that mobilize urban teens to lift up their communities and change the world through intensive local community service and by building schools in some of the poorest countries on the planet. They are a movement of students, educators and communities. [Read more]
Cesario Lobos Fajardo is a student with the NPH International Leadership Institute in Seattle. His story was told with the help of Katie Hultquist, Northwest Regional Director for NPH USA, a Global Washington member.
MANY were outraged last week over the news that up to 400 unaccompanied children [Read more]
Ndudi Chuku, Mission Africa US, discusses the needs and solutions to help the people of Nigeria.
A U.S.-based non-governmental organization known as Mission Africa has extended its activities to Item, a community in Bende Local Council of Abia State, where it offered the indigenes a one-day free medical treatment.
Targeted at 800 persons, some of who got eye glasses, the one-day programme [Read more]
Alumni Highlight: Luke Black, MATL
Each one of our students within the Master of Arts in Transformational Leadership program have been drawn to holistic leadership through a range of life experiences, with alumni taking “transformational leadership” to a variety of career applications. Luke Black, a 2012 alumnus, [Read more]
Bill Gates believes India is winning the fight against poverty. In an interview with Swagato Ganguly, Gates, co-chair and trustee, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, explained points from his annual newsetter, including why the eternal poverty of poor nations is a ‘harmful’ myth, [Read more]