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Global Development News The Independent: Fashion Revolution week 2018: Five years on from Rana Plaza collapse, what has changed? Unfortunately, human rights don’t evolve at the same speed as trends. Especially in trillion-pound industries. CBS News: WHO reveals shocking figures on air pollution deaths The WHO says nine out of ten people are subjected to high levels…

Global Development News The Jama Network: Retreat From Human Rights and Adverse Consequences for Health The retreat from human rights is a threat to health because it inevitably undermines key building blocks for good public health policy such as the ability to have a robust public discussion on complex health issues and to critique government…

Global Development UN New UN report finds drop in global foreign direct investment in 2014 ODI: Urban resilience is vital to tackling both climate change and poverty CGD: The Addis Accord: Looking Different, But Not Much Better? DEVEX: Three big problems with how we think about ‘results’ and development DEVEX: MDBS Boost climate finance, but…

Global Development News UN News: At UN Asia-Pacific policy forum, leaders discuss post-2015 agenda, financing and partnerships UN News: UN agriculture agency teams up with global wholesale markets union to boost urban food security World Bank: Six Financial Sector Challenges for Emerging and Developing Economies World Bank: Step-by-step: How to construct an emissions reporting system…

Dear all, Please find below this week’s selection of interesting news stories and reports.  If you come across any interesting articles or reports, please do share them with me and I will include them in next week’s digest.   Global Development News UN News: FEATURE: The journey is far from over, UN declares at women’s…

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