• 10 years of fighting Neglected Tropical Diseases

    On Friday 30th September 2016, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) commemorated 10 years of hard-won accomplishments against NTDs. Mark Stoleson, CEO of Legatum, joined an all-star panel including Gale Smith, Administrator of USAID
  • The Freedom Fund Celebrates Three Great Years

    Three years ago, the Freedom Fund, which was launched by Legatum, Walk Free and Humanity United, was officially announced by Bill Clinton at the 2013 Clinton Global Initiative (CGI). On the 20th September 2016, CGI celebrated the Fund's achievements
  • Baroness Philippa Stroud to lead global think tank, The Legatum Institute

    Baroness Philippa Stroud appointed CEO of leading London think tank, the Legatum Institute. Strengthens global efforts to fight poverty, promote prosperity and social justice.  The Legatum Institute, a leading London-based think tank, is delighted
  • Partnerships for Impact in Ethiopia - a short film

    Over 75% of Ethiopians are at risk for one or more neglected tropical diseases. Within this short film Biruk Nagash, the NTD Team Lead at the Ethiopian Federal Ministry of Health, speaks about how the END Fund, Legatum Foundation and other partners
  • On the rare occasion that an idea changes the course of history, it can offer a moment to pause and look back to its genesis; following the story upstream, from the rolling river of its success to the headwaters of its source. This is the story of
  • We have a longstanding belief that an avid reader makes a better leader. Reading not only improves our general knowledge but also encourages good judgement, upgrades our problem-solving and analytical skills and inspires us to see the world with
  • The 2016 Africa Prosperity Report

    Launched today, the 2016 Africa Prosperity Report shows that decades of economic growth across the continent has failed to deliver greater levels of prosperity for many African countries.Background The Africa Prosperity Report seeks to determine
  • Global Slavery Index 2016

    Launched on the 31st May, the 2016 Global Slavery Index has estimated that there are 45.8 million people enslaved in the world today. Improving their rights and eradicating slavery is both wise and urgent for all leaders of countries and
  • From inmates to entrepreneurs

    In the UK and elsewhere, identifying how to successfully reintegrate ex-prisoners and prevent them from re-offending is a major challenge. The prison system in England and Wales performs poorly in this regard, with 45% of all released prisoners
  • The Luminos Fund responds to the Syrian crisis

    The Luminos Fund has committed to mobilising $20 million to help bring children affected by the Syrian crisis back to school. The Syrian civil war is among the worst of the present-day humanitarian crises affecting the global community. An estimated