Moving beyond low income countries makes sense for an institution focused on ending extreme poverty. But does the IFC follow through by focusing on the countries that are home to the extreme poor? Not really.
CGD Policy Blogs
Gender Equality as a Private Sector Priority: A Triple Win for Companies, Consumers, and Developing Countries
Last week CGD hosted our first in a series of events focused on “beyond aid” approaches to promoting gender equality.
On the 12th November, I’ll be attending an Overseas Development Institute conference in London on financing the Sustainable Development Goals.
A $1 trillion financing partnership to support ending extreme poverty, stopping avoidable child deaths, and meeting other widely supported post-2015 development goals sounds far-fetched. But improbable action is what will be needed if we’re going to come close to making such historically unprecedented progress. Indeed, delivering on proposed zero goals is going to take a broad and deep global partnership that’s about far more than aid.