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The Washington Weekly - April 15, 2013

The Hunger Project's Executive VP, John Coonrod, is in Washington, DC to strengthen THP's seat at the table of international development. This week: Rome Participatory Local Democracy Consultation; UNICEF Launches New Nutrition Report; New Hunger and Nutrition Commitment Index (HANCI); Upcoming Events.

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The Washington Weekly - April 10, 2013

The Hunger Project's Executive VP, John Coonrod, is in Washington, DC to strengthen THP's seat at the table of international development. This week, John writes from Rome! Obama Calls for Food Aid Reforms; InterAction Global Health Briefing Book Released; Plan International Releases "State of the World's Girls" Report; Upcoming Events

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The 2013 Human Development Report: The Rise of the Global South

The UNDP's 2013 Human Development Report discusses the rise of the global south and its role in humanity's progress.

The 2013 Human Development Report, The Rise of the South: Human Progress in a Diverse World was released on March 14 in Mexico.This year's Report discusses the profound economic and global shifts that have occurred over the past 10 years, specifically focusing on countries in the Global South. Turkey, Mexico, Thailand, South Africa, Indonesia and many other developing nations have become leading examples of countries that have risen in human development over the past 10 years.

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The Washington Weekly - April 3, 2013

The Hunger Project's Executive VP, John Coonrod, is in Washington, DC to strengthen THP's seat at the table of international development. This week: World Bank President: End Extreme Poverty by 2030; Post-2015 Agenda: Readout from Bali, Request for Input; TOPS Small Grants Program for Capacity Building; Upcoming Events

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The Washington Weekly - March 26, 2013

The Hunger Project's Executive VP, John Coonrod, is in Washington, DC to strengthen THP's seat at the table of international development. This week: Celebrating World Water Day; IFPRI Hosts 1,000 Days; World Tuberculosis Day: Global Health and Diplomacy.

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More Than a Sandwich, It's a Movement

Jaimie Gilroy, UVM alumna, FeelGood activist explains how selling grilled cheese can become a social movement

University of Vermont alumna and FeelGood activist, Jamie Gilroy, explains how selling grilled cheese sandwiches on college campuses can become a world-changing social movement.

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World Water Day 2013: Water Cooperation

World Water Day 2013: Water Cooperation - Ugandan villager carries water to her family, 2013

Friday, March 22nd is World Water Day! In honor of this universally valuable resource, join us in celebrating water and raising awareness about this year's theme of Water Cooperation. Stats, infographics and more!

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The Hunger Project and Land O'Lakes International Development Host Panel on Governance and Halting Gender-Based Violence

THP and Land O'Lakes International Development Host Panel on Governance and Halting Gender-Based Violence

As a part of the 57th UN Commission on the Status of Women, The Hunger Project and Land O’Lakes International Development hosted a parallel event on Women, Governance and Halting Gender-Based Violence. Download the panelists' presentations here.

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The Washington Weekly - March 17, 2013

The Hunger Project's Executive VP, John Coonrod, is in Washington, DC to strengthen THP's seat at the table of international development. This week: Celebrate World Water Day! Also, CSW Agrees- Halt Violence Against Women! Bachelet Steps Down; Fao Launches New Food Hunger Metric; New Evidence Supports Our India Strategy.

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The Washington Weekly - March 5, 2013

The Hunger Project's Executive VP, John Coonrod, is in Washington, DC to strengthen THP's seat at the table of international development. This week: High Level Meetings in Senegal, Burkina Faso, Mexico; Quick Action: LIKE Participatory Local Democracy; International Women's Day Gets Underway! Reviewing Reforms in US Foreign Assistance.

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