international development

Ex-Cabinet minister says 1 in 10 men use prostitutes
Seeing the impact on people's lives here in Antigua and Barbuda is a reminder that our international development policy cannot succeed unless we get to grips with the root causes of global climate change, inequality and poverty. To do that, we must set about making the world fairer, as well as less poor. That is something a Labour government is ready to step up and deliver.
The Labour Party has a tradition of inviting pre-eminent international speakers to address its conference. President Bill Clinton did it twice in 2002 and 2006, and the late, great, Nelson Mandela addressed the conference in Brighton in 2000.
In the area of technology and data-powered solutions, the space that receives the most hype, Brookings argues that many approaches are simply not innovative enough. It finds that tech is mostly being used to augment or substitute existing approaches, and concludes that just 1 in 5 technology-based innovations can considered to be genuinely transformative.
Emergencies like the hurricanes in the Americas or the floods in South Asia are prompts not just for government action but also for a new spirit of self-help and mutual aid.
I am glad that more attention is being drawn to Cambodia's past, through high profile international projects like First They Killed My Father, but after meeting Cambodian communities, who are working to overcome this tumultuous past, to reweave communities at a grassroots level, and to find their voices, I feel now is a prime opportunity to look towards the future.
Severe drought - like the one faced by Zimbabwe in 2015 - can cause hunger and misery for thousands of people. The response
As children, we are told to 'dream big'. We are told that hard work gets you to the top and that by doing so, you can lead
When Donald Trump tries to sneak in to the UK, be careful! This is a president that should come with a health warning. Here's five ways Trump is bad for public health around the world.
We know getting contraception to every woman who wants it is going to be a big challenge, one of the largest ever undertaken. I'm inspired by the future I see for my own daughters and I know we can do it. We have to do it.