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Trends Report: Top 20 resources of 2018

The results are in from the most accessed resources of 2018 in the resources library, and the findings cover teaching packs, learning resources, videos and more

A 25% devaluation [in pound sterling] would buy $4.4 billion fewer goods and services in developing countries. In addition, the commitment to a fixed proportion of GNI on aid means that an 8% decrease in UK income would be matched by an 8% decrease in aid, which would amount to $1.1 billion. Furthermore, UK remittances abroad were £9.7 billion. Again, a 25% devaluation in the pound means this amount of remittances buys fewer goods and services globally, to the tune of $3.1 billion. The combination of reduced remittances and aid would amount to $5.5 billion ($4.4 billion + $1.1 billion) less for developing countries.

Dirk Willem te Velde, Brexit and global development, Overseas Development Institute (ODI), March 13, 2019
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Teacher Ciara Whelan explores how Transition Year students in St Joseph’s College, Lucan, tackle the issue of human trafficking through a poster campaign and peer education

Fáilte roimh rannóg na Gaeilge ar, a new section that is a reference point for resources, ideas and debates on global development issues through the Irish language

Ciara Regan reports on the Stop Funding Hate campaign – a movement of people who refuse to be demonised or divided against each other and who have come together to challenge divisive hate campaigns of the Sun, Daily Mail and Daily Express by persuading advertisers to pull their support

In Focus

New Have you ever wanted to look for whether the SDGs are directly or indirectly included in a resource – whether a booklet, a short film, an issue-based activity pack or an NGO report?

Say hello, to the Sustainable Development Goals Explorer. Quickly find resources from our library that are relevant to each of the Sustainable Development Goals, 1 through 17.

Expect new books, videos and cutting edge global justice research reports to be added to the resource library, fortnightly.