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Fortnightly links: strategic comms, UK aid, SDGs, menstrual hygiene management, and more

Welcome to the first fortnightly links of 2017! To start off, CharityComms, the UK’s network for non-profit communications professionals, reviews the key lessons in strategic…

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With over 1,620 blogs and 550 in briefs published since 2010, we’re proud of the Devpolicy Blog’s record as a platform for the best in…

Foreign Policy White Paper: submissions now open

On Tuesday afternoon at Parliament House, Minister for Foreign Affairs Julie Bishop officially launched the public consultation process for the next Foreign Policy White Paper….

Fortnightly links: inequality, Nicaragua, coconuts, Radi-Aid awards, Syria, and more

On Wednesday, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon briefed the Security Council on the fall of Aleppo and ensuing atrocities. According to a Guardian correspondent interviewed by the…

New discussion paper: what changes Australians’ views about aid?

How do you change Australians’ views about aid? Earlier this year I wrote a blog post presenting my first cut analysis of three survey experiments…

A proposal for open access Pacific migration to Australia

A new Lowy Institute discussion paper by Leon Berkelmans and Devpolicy alumnus Jonathan Pryke promotes the development benefits of expanding Pacific access to Australia’s labour…

Devpolicy Research Fellow wins Best Paper prize

Michelle Rooney, Research Fellow at the Development Policy Centre, was recently awarded the best student paper prize for 2016 by the Association for Political and…

Bill Armstrong: volunteering with attitude

For generations of young Australians with a passion for social justice, volunteering in developing or indigenous communities has been a rite of passage. Bill Armstrong…

Introducing the ‘Donor Tracker’

These aren’t bad times if you’re a consumer of aid data. Globally, alongside the good old OECD workhorses, there’s AidData. In the UK, DFID provides…

Support for ODA and donations to NGOs (previous paper replaced)

In 2014, Alexandra Humphrey Cifuentes, Jonathan Pryke and I published the Devpolicy Discussion Paper, “Putting our money where our mouths are? Donations to NGOs and…