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Thanks to You, I am an Optimist

These remarks were delivered at a farewell celebration with colleagues and friends of InterAction. Thank you all for coming. I…

December 14, 2022
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Reimagining Education to Deliver a “New Social Contract” for Children and Youth

The Transforming Education Leaders Summit will convene on September 19, 2022, during the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) session in…

September 15, 2022
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As the Pandemic Continues, We Cannot Backtrack on Accessibility

This year, the International Day of Persons with Disabilities will be commemorated throughout the week of November 30 –  December…

December 3, 2021
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Toward Holistic Childhood Development

With approximately 150 million more children living in multidimensional poverty without access to education, health care, housing, nutrition, sanitation,…

July 8, 2021
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Climate Resilient Debt Management

The world is facing three global disasters all at once: climate change, extreme global debt, and COVID-19. As we grapple…

May 21, 2021
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The Role of Global Civil Society in Supporting a Genuinely Transformative, Inclusive & Ambitious G7

We are facing the largest global crisis in a generation. The COVID-19 pandemic, and all its consequences, will shape our…

April 20, 2021
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Celebrating Women’s Impact on Development and Humanitarian Aid

In the midst of great societal change and unrest, many questions regarding the very fabric of institutions are being asked…

March 29, 2021
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Choose to Challenge: The Gender Data Gap in Humanitarian Aid

Humanitarian assistance has slowly become more data-focused. This is a positive move for the humanitarian community, as high-quality data can…

March 8, 2021
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2023 Prudent Assumptions and Critical Uncertainties

Dramatic change is shaping the sector, and on a global level, our achievements and goals for humanity are backsliding. As…

October 22, 2020
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A Pandemic-Induced Crossroads

The international nongovernmental organization (NGO) community currently sits at a crossroads. Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, U.S. based NGOs remain highly…

May 13, 2020