On November 17, the Academy for Education Development hosted the UNDP Washington Roundtable event “The Real Wealth of Nations: Pathways to Human Development,” a discussion on the UNDP’s 20th anniversary of the Human Development Report. To see the complete findings of the 2010 Human Development Report, click here.
See below for a sampling of opinion pieces and news articles discussing the floods in Pakistan and the disaster’s implications for security and development: Pakistan’s tragic flooding demands an international response (The Washington Post editorial, August 17) There is a strategic case for aiding Pakistan in this time of crisis. Timely, generous assistance could improve America’s … Continue reading Noteworthy News – Pakistan Floods
“I know we’ve heard these imperatives before – the need to coordinate our aid, hold ourselves accountable, share our knowledge, track results. But now, we cannot just declare our intentions…Therefore, this is not only a conference about what financially we pledge to Haiti. We also have to pledge our best efforts to do better ourselves – to offer our support in a smarter way, a more effective way that produces real results for the people of Haiti.”
In an effort to address the many global challenges the U.S. faces today through increased partnership and multilateral engagement, Congressman Russ Carnahan (D-MO) and Congressman Anh “Joe” Cao (R-LA) created the American Engagement Caucus.