2020 Editorial Calendar

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January: Disaster Response & Long-Term Recovery

January 12, 2020 was the ten-year anniversary of the Haiti earthquake. For January’s campaign, we created a retrospective on what makes a disaster response successful, and how to lay the foundation for both immediate and long-term recovery. We also hosted an event, Future-Proofing Global Emergency Response Systems, which included speakers from the Global Emergency Response Coalition, a lifesaving humanitarian alliance made up of eight leading U.S.-based international aid organizations, five of which are GlobalWA members. Read the January newsletter. 

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February: Climate Justice

This topic examined the ways in which those who are already struggling with poverty, oppression and instability are being affected by climate change, and how to ensure that climate justice remains at the center of the response. As part of this campaign, GlobalWA and The Seattle Foundation hosted the former President of Ireland, Mary Robinson, who presented on her foundation’s work for global climate justice. Read the February newsletter.

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March: Gender Equality

In honor of International Women’s Day (March 8, 2020), we created a campaign focused on effective strategies being employed to stop gender-based violence around the world. Read the March newsletter.

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April: Clean Water

This campaign coincides with World Water Day (March 22, 2020) and will examine how a data-informed approach improves sustainable clean water access globally.

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May: Global Health

For this campaign we will explore the growing burden of non-communicable diseases, including cancer, globally.

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June: All SDGs – 17 Rooms

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July: Human Rights

For the 25th anniversary of normalization of relations between the U.S. and Vietnam, we will explore the legacy of war on communities and nations.

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August: Education

This campaign coincides with International Youth Day (August 12, 2020).

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September: Access to Finance

For this campaign we will take a closer look at the role of impact investing in increasing access to finance.

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October: Food Security

This campaign coincides with World Food Day (October 16, 2020) and we will look at the increasing role of fortification of key foods in improving nutrition outcomes.