- JournalJan 4, 2016
New Perspectives in Foreign Policy is published by the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) to provide a forum for young professionals to write on issues of importance in foreign policy. Though New Perspectives seeks to bring new voices into the dialogue, it does not endorse specific opinions or policy prescriptions.
- CommentaryDec 21, 2015
On Friday, December 18, the UN Security Council passed resolution 2254 by a 15-0 vote, calling for a cease-fire in Syria and political talks to create a transitional government, followed by national elections.
- ReportBy Janet Fleischman, Katherine PeckDec 3, 2015
Voluntary family planning is one of the most transformative interventions in global health, critical to improving women’s health and to saving the lives of women and children in some of the world’s most vulnerable communities.
- ReportBy Todd Summers, Cathryn StreifelNov 17, 2015
The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria (Global Fund) is under mounting pressure to reduce the funding it provides to upper-middle-income countries while at the same time ensuring that the important program commitments it has made up to now are sustained and that no vulnerable persons are left behind even as the Global Fund recedes as a major donor.
- ReportNov 16, 2015
Food insecurity is both a consequence and a cause of conflict, making it inexorably linked with political stability at regional, national, and international levels. Lack of access to affordable food has proven to trigger revolutions and spark unrest across the world.
- ReportNov 16, 2015
As 2015 unfolded, the worst of the Ebola catastrophe had ended, leaving in its wake a terrible trail. Ebola has, as of November 2015, killed more than 11,000 (including over 500 health workers) and infected more than 30,000. Thousands of survivors today struggle with heavily impaired personal health, amidst heavily damaged national health systems.
- ReportNov 15, 2015
An annual collection of wide-ranging essays by CSIS experts, 2016 Global Forecast discusses the issues that will matter most to America and the world’s security and prosperity in the year ahead.
- ReportBy Todd Summers, Cathryn StreifelOct 21, 2015
The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria’s current five-year strategy “Investing for Impact” has guided a massive shift in its operational approach, leaving behind the more passive competitive rounds in favor of an allocation-based system that includes substantial back and forth with countries to increase impact.
- ReportBy Cathryn StreifelOct 19, 2015
The current Ebola epidemic, which originated in Guinea in December 2013 and subsequently swept through Liberia and Sierra Leone, is the largest outbreak of the virus in history. Our understanding of how Ebola impacted maternal and child health in Liberia and Sierra Leone is constrained by limited data.
- ReportBy Todd SummersOct 8, 2015
The board of directors of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria is set to approve a framework for the organization’s next multiyear strategy at its upcoming meeting in November.