Monthly Archives: December 2014

Happy Holidays from DiA

From all of the committee here at Development in Action, we wish you Happy Holidays. Wherever you are in the world, and whatever you...

The war against climate change

Climate change truly is a global, contemporary problem, with various debates and controversies attached to it. Thomas Augur asks whether the high profile agreements...

Anti-corruption Day: A misguided focus

In today’s international development discourse, corruption is often considered as a developing world problem. According to the UN, however, corruption is a complex social, political...

10 Reasons why we love Volunteering

On International Volunteer Day, we decided to ask our own wonderful volunteers at Development in Action why they love volunteering. Here’s what some of...

The Politics of Band Aid

Does the backlash against Band-Aid centre attention upon the politics of celebrity activism? Charlotte Fraser looks at the role it has in detracting attention away from broader, structural...

World AIDS Day: HIV and post-2015 development

The 1st of December marks World AIDS Day. On this occasion, Lydia Greenaway offers some thoughts on combating the disease, the Millennium Development Goals, and the post-2015...