By J. Zach Hollo CAMBRIDGE, Massachusetts -- Marie Carine Boggis sat bolt upright in her seat as she drove and focused on the radio. It was early Apr...
Until late last year, people who wanted to participate in a forum at The City Club of Cleveland had to drive to 850 Euclid Avenue in Cleveland, Ohio, park the car, take the elevator to the second floor, sit down in a chair, and wait for the mike.
This is a very good film that could have been a great film if the producers could have taken some more risks. Having navigated this part of Virunga in 2007, 2008 and 2009, I can say that taking risks is easier said then done. If the government does not approve of your footage, it is confiscated.
The story is as old as the tale of Moses but to see it repeated and repeated is shocking - the deliberate killing of children for political or religious reasons.
Soldiers, officers and police that fought against each other two decades earlier are now working together in UN and NATO operations to keep or deliver peace.
It is becoming ever easier to travel to remote pockets of the globe. Every year, emerging destinations brimming with travel potential rise in popularity, without the crazy crowds and tourist traps.
For the past year, Kula has been working in rural Rwanda developing relationships with farmers; learning about their greatest needs and getting their ideas on how to solve the community's most pressing problems.
Let there be light. This sentiment, often attributed to the deities, or pioneers in the fields of electricity and light bulbs, signifies that light shall cast the darkness aside. In Rwanda, some folks with solar lamps and some very good ideas have literally made this possible for people in need.
By Tim Hanstad, President and CEO, Landesa If we want to empower rural women in the developing world, there is no better first step than provid...
It's not enough to simply introduce people to technology -- you need to provide them with the additional skills to identify opportunities and to transform technology into employment for themselves and their communities.
The forces of corruption in many countries -- be they organized crime, violent gangs or government officials -- feel increasingly threatened as the anti-corruption warriors build powerful public support and find officials willing to stand up and join the cause.
I'm deeply invested in philanthropy, and I stand behind these exceptional organizations and their passionate leaders who live for impact and deserve our support as they work to change the world.
Are we promoting ignorance and hysteria? The widespread ignorance of Africa among the American population could pose a challenge on public health workers' efforts to spread awareness about Ebola in the United States.
The UN Security Council is the only UN body with real power and may influence positively the course of events when the 15 members agree on a course of action. In 1999 the Council acted swiftly and effectively in ending widespread violence and destruction in my country.
Since 1996, International Alert has been working to address the social, psychological and economic impacts of the genocide, which began in April 6, 1994, leaving more than 800,000 dead, mostly Tutsis, after 100 days of catastrophic bloodshed and carnage.
I moved to Rwanda from the United States when I was 21. I didn't have any job plans, or a single friend in the country.