The scale of the challenge is so large that no stakeholder can work in isolation and hope to move the needle. What we need is a multi-stakeholder approach where every stakeholder across private and public sectors contributes toward achieving the common purpose.
The main concern from the United States to China, as well as to Russia, Europe, the Arab region and the Middle East, to Africa, South America and all ...
2012 may be remembered for many things good and bad, but one undeniably positive story is the way in which family planning and women's reproductive choices and rights came back into the sunlight after too many years in the shadows of the global health and development agenda.
NGO accountability is far from a dull subject, and the sector can learn about accountability from smaller, younger NGOs. Soliciting feedback from clients and maintaining openness, which doesn't necessarily have to be a function of size, are musts.
I have experienced openness among large corporations, serious challenges in communities and brilliant business models, global networks and technology solutions which in the right combination can solve many of the most pressing global challenges.
We are close to turning the tide. I think we are witnessing the beginning of the end of AIDS. This is an achievement, not least, of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria.
Unless we protect the world's poorest people and empower them to adapt to change and build robust, adaptable and more prosperous livelihoods, we face a future where every shock becomes an opportunity for hunger and poverty to thrive.
The protests about violence against women remind us that too many men in 2013 still treat women as their chattels, to be exploited and brutalized. But they also illustrate that those who violate rights are being challenged head-on by women.
While international negotiations and the White House continue to dither on ratifying an internationally binding climate treaty, at the international, the state and regional level, plans for solutions that move beyond the gridlock are already afoot.
What could be more transformative than investing in a globally-recognized transparent, accountable and effective mechanism to end the most deadly infections diseases?
The Mindful Leadership Experience workshop at the WEF in Davos received an incredibly warm welcome as the room filled to capacity. The participants we...
We urgently need a new social covenant between citizens, businesses and government. Contracts have been broken, but a covenant adds a moral dimension to the solution that is now essential.
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Digital technologies offer unprecedented access to data and information. Some governments are threatened by the free flow of information, but by attempting to control and censor the Internet, they jeopardize their society's development.
Are you running a non-profit? Are you working for a charity? Are you volunteering for an NGO? Maybe you can learn something from this article.