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Waterfront houses in Nha Trang
New World Bank data estimating the number of people in poverty as of 2015 shows that although progress has been made on aggregate, poverty headcounts are increasing in a number of countries.
2 October 2018
Delegates listening at Labour Party Conference
A roundup of the international development issues discussed at the Labour Party Conference in Liverpool.
27 September 2018
Children painting a wall mural with EU flag in Arbat camp, Iraq
The UK government’s commitment to underwrite EU humanitarian funding is welcomed but a post-Brexit agreement needs to ensure that collaboration and shared learning between UK and EU CSOs can continue.
24 September 2018