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USAID Administrator Green Visits Burma, Calls For End To Violence Against Rohingya

Reuters: U.S. aid chief calls on Myanmar to end violence against Rohingya “The U.S. government’s aid chief called on Thursday on Myanmar to end violence against members of the Rohingya Muslim minority and to provide humanitarian workers and media unhindered access to the country. Mark Green, administrator of the United…

WFP Director Says Optimism High In N. Korea, No Signs Of Starvation But Food Aid Needed

New York Times: Aid Agency Chief Reports ‘Tremendous Sense of Optimism’ in North Korea “North Korean officials have a ‘tremendous sense of optimism’ about their country’s recent turn toward diplomacy and have promised to work more openly with humanitarian aid groups, according to the head of the World Food Programme,…

U.S. Announces More Than $44M In Additional Humanitarian Assistance For Rohingya Refugees, Other Affected People In Bangladesh, Burma

USAID: The United States Announces Humanitarian Assistance for Rohingya and Other Vulnerable People in Burma and Bangladesh “[Tuesday], the United States announced more than $44 million in additional humanitarian assistance to meet the urgent needs of Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh and people affected by violence and conflict in Burma. This…

Asia-Pacific Region Must Prioritize Sexual, Reproductive Health To Make Health Coverage ‘Truly Universal’

Project Syndicate: The Economic Imperative of Protecting Women’s Health Anderson E. Stanciole, health economics adviser, and Federica Maurizio, health economics and SRHR analyst, both at the UNFPA Asia-Pacific Regional Office “…As countries in the Asia-Pacific region develop economically, there will be new opportunities to create more sustainable financing schemes for…

USAID Administrator Visits Bangladesh, Burma, Thailand

USAID: USAID Administrator Mark Green Travels To Bangladesh, Burma, and Thailand “U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Administrator Mark Green will travel to Bangladesh, Burma, and Thailand from May 13 to May 23. … While in Bangladesh and Burma, Administrator Green plans to visit several sites where the U.S. government…

International Community Must Protect Pregnant Rohingya Refugees

Bloomberg: Pregnant Rohingya Refugees Are in Desperate Need Andrew Gilmour, assistant secretary general for human rights at the U.N., and Pramila Patten, special representative of the U.N. secretary general on sexual violence in conflict “…The estimated 700,000 Rohingya refugees driven into Bangladesh by Burmese security forces last fall, in what…

Taiwan Condemns China For Blocking Participation In World Health Assembly

Reuters: Taiwan blames China for absence from U.N. health meeting “China is disregarding the health of the people of Taiwan by blocking the island’s participation in an annual U.N. health meeting later this month, the Taiwan government said. Taiwan’s China policy-making body said late on Monday the exclusion of Taiwan…

Research Fellow Examines Chinese Foreign Aid System Restructuring, Potential Impacts On Diplomacy

Devpolicy Blog: Diplomacy will have more weight in China’s foreign aid program Denghua Zhang, research fellow in the Australian National University’s Department of Pacific Affairs, discusses China’s decision to establish an international development cooperation agency and the potential impacts of restructuring the Chinese foreign aid system. Zhang writes, “[T]he establishment…

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