Good Philanthropy, Bad Philanthropy, and Their Role in International Development
Professor of Bioethics, University Center for Human Values, Princeton University
Senior Fellow for Global Health, Economics, and Developmen, Council on Foreign Relations
Includes news, data, background and history, government and international initiatives, and more resources on issues in development, aid, standards of living, and governance. See Humanitarian Relief Organizations Research Links for finding credible charities for donations and more about aid standards and transparency.
The United Nations has always had lots of targets, goals, and declarations.