Global Challenges & Solutions
The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Bureau of Reclamation, in partnership with the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of The Netherlands, announced today the winners of the Desal Prize, the second call for Securing Water for Food: A Grand Challenge for Development.
The EU’s “eastern neighborhood” is an increasingly complicated and contested space.
Moscow’s aggression in Ukraine and the pressure it put on Moldova and Armenia not
to sign EU association agreements have raised the costs of EU integration for neighbors
and the EU alike. The EU’s regional Eastern Partnership initiative—a European Commission-
Colleagues at the National Association of Regional Councils (NARC) are gearing up for their annual conference, which led the ICMA to explore resources it and the Knowledge Network offer featuring the power of regional collaboration in solving the most pressing local issues. This brief article offers four ideas and resources shed light on the topic.
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