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Former Manager Danielle Zielinski

Danielle Zielinski is a former manager in Chemonics’ Strategic Communications and Outreach Department.

by Danielle Zielinski


Know Your SDGs: Your Guide to What the U.N. Is Doing This Weekend

Today, the United Nations Sustainable Development Summit opens in New York. More than 150 world leaders are expected to gather there to adopt the proposed Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), an ambitious document meant to define the world’s development agenda for the next 15 years. With 17 goals and 169 individual targets, the SDGs are more…

Putting Conflict in Context

In the past few weeks, we’ve all seen the headlines as growing numbers of refugees flee the ongoing conflict in Syria. According to the armed conflicts database maintained by the International Institute for Strategic Studies, there are currently 42 active conflicts in the world, more than 12 million refugees, and approximately 180,000 people have been…