Before we call on others to make changes, we must acknowledge a basic truth: fear, hatred, greed and violence are all part of the common human heritage.
Economic growth will help achieve the Global Goals but it is not enough. It needs to be inclusive and sustainable growth that tackles the injustices and inequalities in our societies head on and makes the protection of our planet a real priority.
As Israel's Ambassador to the UN, I am proud to say that a historic injustice has been corrected. This month, thanks to our determined effort, the United Nations recognized Yom Kippur, the holiest day of the year in the Jewish tradition, as an official holiday.
Playing to win and playing to grow have undeniably become some of the most fast-paced, high-stakes, strategic games in business.
It is the right of all children to grow up with food and education. Yet so many go without. But if we can give children worldwide a holiday gift, why not let it be school meals for the New Year.
I'm inviting you to a bean feast -- that's what the Brits call that big company dinner when we gather to celebrate or because we have to.
Double standards in any relation, particularly in the war on terror would not be in the interest of anyone. Muslims and non-Muslims should end the blame game and they should leave their differences aside and unite against this common enemy.
Every day is Earth Day, folks. Making the U.S. a global clean energy leader will ensure a heck of a lot more jobs, and a clean, safe future.
Q: What's the risk to the U.S. of China becoming a military enemy?
For the first time ever, the president of the General Assembly addressed a U.N. forum on LGBTIQ issues. In opening remarks, H.E. Mogens Lykketoft made it clear that members states are obliged to protect the human rights of LGBTIQ people.
The biggest moments in youth activism at the United Nations climate negotiations (COP21) were focused on limiting global temperature rise, supporting the efforts of the most vulnerable populations, and bringing domestic issues to the international arena.
As more and more people use and rely on the Internet around the globe, one of the key questions is how it should be governed - and who should set the ...
If grinding military stalemate is the prerequisite for political compromise, Syrians may be reaching that point. Certainly states in and outside the region are now prioritizing destruction of Da'esh over dismantling of Assad's regime.
Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Forests: the cheapest way to store carbon ...
"Because intersex is framed as a disorder within the medical model," Morgan told me, "the medical community is using the tools it has to make people fit into the definitions of 'sex' and 'gender' created by society."
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