British International Investment (BII) is the United Kingdom’s development finance institution (DFI). It is entirely owned by the UK government
In a context of existential transnational challenges and growing inter-state rivalries, we need well-financed, universal multilateralism that can set global rules and norms, drive forward action, and sidestep the tendency for money and military might to buy global influence. The WHO Executive Board now has an opportunity not only to reinvigorate its own organisation, but also to advance a discussion on how the entire UN system can be placed on a stronger, more financially sustainable footing. Passing up this moment out of fear of the implications for member state fiscal obligations to the wider UN system would be both unfortunate and short-sighted.
This ODI briefing explores how the diverging fortunes across countries have come to pass and the limitations of the multilateral initiatives intended to support a global response. It focuses especially on the multilateral financing measures that have been put in place to combat the crisis and looks at some of the changes that would be required to support a more effective response in future.
This ODI Country study draws out key findings on the impacts of Covid-19 on the mental health of adolescents between the ages of 11 and 19, living in project locations in Tanzania.
This case study report contributes to the evidence base on how young people across the African continent have adapted their situations and enterprises in response to the Covid-19 pandemic.
In this policy brief, the authors are setting the frame to think about the pandemic’s impacts on food security by summarising evidence on the hypothesised causal links.
The Covid-19 crisis has brought social protection to the forefront as a crisis response tool. It has also exposed social
Date10 Jun 2021 Time (GMT +01)14:00 15:00 Speakers – Ashok Malik Panellist – Policy Advisor, Ministry of External Affairs, Government of
This paper is part of a series: ‘Social protection response to Covid-19 and beyond: lessons learned for adaptive social protection’.
The surge in Covid cases and deaths in India in April led to record highs for the global number of