JOIN US! New Voices Fellows Release new eBook & Host Virtual Book Launch | 22 Sept

Download our Free Ebook: Decolonising Development in South Asia is a compendium of essays by five South Asian fellows of the Aspen Institute’s New Voices Fellowship. Each essay addresses the significance of the de-colonial discourse in the Asian context, focusing on a particular topic, like health, gender, and peace. The compendium applies a practitioner’s lens to …

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It’s time to talk about safe surgery in Ghana

By Desmond Jumbam & Irene Dzirasa If you have driven on the streets of Accra recently, you would probably have noticed people weaving through cars at traffic lights carrying signs with pictures of people with different types of medical conditions. They are seeking donations for treatment and common images, which include children with a cleft …

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New Voices at Goalkeepers 2022

Goalkeepers is dedicated to accelerating progress toward the Global Sustainable Development Goals: using powerful stories, data, and partnerships to highlight progress achieved, and bring together a diverse range of leaders to address the world’s major challenges. This year, three New Voices Senior Fellows will join Bill Gates, Melinda French Gates, Malala Yousafzi and nine other …

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Maternal Health in Nigeria – Biosocial Theory, History & Implications of COVID-19

By Dr. Adaeze Oreh — Dr Adaeze Oreh is a Consultant Family Physician, Country Director of Planning, Research and Statistics for Nigeria’s National Blood Service Commission (NBSC) and Senior Health Policy Advisor with Nigeria’s Federal Ministry of Health. She has over 18 years of private and public healthcare experience and sits on the Governing Council …

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Driving sustainable development results in Africa: A woman leader’s perspective

By UNSSC — We recently spoke to Alice Ruhweza, Africa Region Director for the Worldwide Fund for Nature. In this spotlight interview, she shares a thought-provoking account of her experience as a female sustainable development leader. She gives us insight into some of the challenges that she has faced and explains how UNSSC’s Sustainable Development Leaders Mastermind Group …

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