Isabel is a research assistant for ONE in the UK Office. Before joining ONE, she worked as a researcher at the Brussels Institute of Contemporary China Studies and for the Europe China Research and Advice Network. She holds an MA in sinology and postgraduate MA degree in European politics from the College of Europe.
Last month, the OECD’s Development Assistance Committee (OECD DAC) – the body responsible for collecting aid statistics – released the final Official Development Assistance (ODA, or aid) figures for 2012. The OECD DAC published preliminary figures in April 2013, while the final figures bring updates and greater detail to aid spending. They also change some of […]
In his recent TED talk, Bono said that extreme poverty could be virtually eliminated by 2030, adding: “2030 is just around the corner. It’s about three Rolling Stones farewell concerts away.” A new report from Development Initiatives called “Investments to End Poverty” has projected global poverty levels up to 2030, with incredible results. The number of extreme poor in 2030 could […]