About Imogen Calderwood

Imogen is managing editor for Europe and Africa. A former global news journalist, Imogen has been flitting from Australia to Spain to India since graduating from the University of Warwick. She's also trying to read all the Booker Prize winners, so wish her luck because there are loads.

Stories

  1. Article: Black Lives Matter, Warren Buffett, Sesame Workshop, and More: The Extraordinary Winners of Global Citizen Prize 2020!

    Black Lives Matter, Warren Buffett, Sesame Workshop, and More: The Extraordinary Winners of Global Citizen Prize 2020!

    By Imogen Calderwood|Dec. 15, 2020

    Each of the remarkable Global Citizen Prize winners has done so much in 2020 for a more equal world. Read more

  2. Feature: This Activist Is Working to Help Brazilian Families Lift Themselves Out of Poverty

    This Activist Is Working to Help Brazilian Families Lift Themselves Out of Poverty

    By Imogen Calderwood|Aug. 21, 2020

    Luisa Bonin is one of the young activists hoping to win at the Global Citizen Prize award ceremony. Read more

  3. Article: The World Mourns Dr. Hawa Abdi, a Somali Doctor Who Changed 90,000 Lives
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    The World Mourns Dr. Hawa Abdi, a Somali Doctor Who Changed 90,000 Lives

    By Imogen Calderwood|Aug. 7, 2020

    Abdi, who provided health care and shelter for tens of thousands of people, has died at age 73. Read more

  4. Article: The UK Quietly Cuts Overseas Aid Budget by £2.9 Billion as MPs Break for Summer

    The UK Quietly Cuts Overseas Aid Budget by £2.9 Billion as MPs Break for Summer

    By Imogen Calderwood|July 23, 2020

    With the timing of the cuts, there won’t be a chance for MPs to scrutinise or ask questions. Read more

  5. Article: 8 World Leaders Pen Powerful Call for Equitable Access to a COVID-19 Vaccine
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    8 World Leaders Pen Powerful Call for Equitable Access to a COVID-19 Vaccine

    By Imogen Calderwood|July 16, 2020

    Jacinda Ardern, Cyril Ramaphosa, and Justin Trudeau are among those leading the call. Read more

  6. Article: Global Citizen Joins Business and Labour Groups to Urge G20 Debt Relief to Help the Poorest Countries Tackle COVID-19

    Global Citizen Joins Business and Labour Groups to Urge G20 Debt Relief to Help the Poorest Countries Tackle COVID-19

    By Imogen Calderwood|July 15, 2020

    Here's what you need to know about sovereign debt, and why it's so important in tackling COVID-19. Read more

  7. Article: Dua Lipa, Olly Alexander, Elton John, and More Demand an End to Conversion Therapy in the UK

    Dua Lipa, Olly Alexander, Elton John, and More Demand an End to Conversion Therapy in the UK

    By Imogen Calderwood|July 14, 2020

    In total, 85 high-profile Brits signed the powerful open letter. Read more

  8. Article: WHO Chief Says Lack of Global Unity Is Greater Threat Than COVID-19 in Impassioned Speech
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    WHO Chief Says Lack of Global Unity Is Greater Threat Than COVID-19 in Impassioned Speech

    By Imogen Calderwood|July 10, 2020

    “How is it difficult for humans to unite and fight a common enemy that is killing people?" Read more

  9. Article: Japan Shares Important Message of Solidarity at ‘Global Goal: Unite for Our Future — The Summit’
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    Japan Shares Important Message of Solidarity at ‘Global Goal: Unite for Our Future — The Summit’

    By Imogen Calderwood  and  Adam Critchley|June 27, 2020

    We need everyone on board if we’re going to put a stop to COVID-19 everywhere. Read more

  10. Article: The Countries Joining 'Global Goal: Unite for Our Future' to Fight COVID-19 for Everyone, Everywhere

    The Countries Joining 'Global Goal: Unite for Our Future' to Fight COVID-19 for Everyone, Everywhere

    By Imogen Calderwood  and  Pia Gralki|June 22, 2020

    Countries around the world are working to ensure no one is left behind in this pandemic. Read more