Our response to the Ebola crisis in Sierra Leone

The Ebola crisis in Sierra Leone continues to reach unprecedented levels of infection, having now spread to almost all parts of the country, meaning the situation is becoming ever more urgent. Restless Development has been able to mobilize hundreds of Ebola Outreach Interns in a matter of days, who will carry out lifesaving work in communities at risk.

28 Aug 2014

Lyon Declaration on Access to Information and Development launched today

Today the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) launched the Lyon Declaration on Access to Information and Development to positively influence the new development agenda.

18 Aug 2014

#GetToKnow George, Moment, Siko Siko and Nwabisa on International Youth Day

We don’t often get a chance to #GetToKnow young people living in developing countries - who they are, their hobbies and their day-to-day lives – and see just how much we each have in common.

12 Aug 2014

Ending Female Genital Mutilation and Child Marriage within a generation

Restless Development is joining young people, civil society organisations, and governments from around the world at the first Girl Summit held in the UK.

22 Jul 2014

Five big ideas from the Open Knowledge Festival

This week, Big Idea Project Manager Rach Litster and Policy and Practice Director Mark Nowottny are in Berlin for the 2014 Open Knowledge Festival.

17 Jul 2014

Listening to young Nepali voices in the post-2015 framework

Igroom Lama, a young woman from Nepal with support from the UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, attended the ECOSOC Youth forum in New York. This is her blog on her experience, reflecting on Nepali development and her recommendations for a successful Post 2015 agenda.

30 Jun 2014

What did we actually say at the ECOSOC forum?


Restless Development’s Chief Executive Nik Hartley spoke at the United Nations as the opening address, alongside Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, the President of the UN Economic and Social Council, and the President of the UN General Assembly at the beginning of June 2014.

This is a summary of his speech.

16 Jun 2014