Freedom. Happiness. Gratitude. These are words that people here use over and over to describe how they feel about becoming Tanzanian citizens after more than 40 years as refugees from Burundi.
There is a strong correlation between the fact that Iran has been excluded and the fact that previous efforts have failed. If you want to end a war through negotiations, the key parties involved in the war have to be at the table - isn't that obvious?
A new poll conducted by a bipartisan research team and released today by the Better World Campaign finds that registered voters favor a foreign policy approach that embraces a partnership model.
Pursuing peace remains a worthy -- indeed, the only sensible -- goal of U.S. foreign policy in Syria. No one should be surprised, however, if Washington's embrace of that goal comes too late.
In a world where 1.2 billion youth are unemployed across the world, wealth inequality is increasing and work itself has become a scarce opportunity. Payment for work has become a luxury; you can consider yourself lucky if you are able to sell your labor not for money, but for work experience.
National flags are a mark of pride and patriotism in every country around the world. But there is only one flag that belongs to all of us. That blue flag of the United Nations was a banner of hope for me growing up in wartime Korea.
Girls reading books are a greater threat to men wielding guns than other men with guns: in the 1980s, only half of girls in developing countries completed elementary school; now, 80 percent do.
WASHINGTON -- In just six weeks, world leaders will meet in Paris to negotiate a new global climate change agreement. To date, some 150 countries have submitted plans detailing how they will move their economies along a more resilient low-carbon trajectory. These plans represent the first generation of investments to be made in order to build a competitive future without the dangerous levels of carbon dioxide emissions that are now driving global warming.
How we manage our food production and consumption is an important aspect of how we can survive, thrive and protect our environment and sustainably manage our resources.
A noticeable feature of the SDGs is the strengthening of business and industry involvement in reaching the targets. For many activists this is perceived as a co-option of the development agenda by the private sector.
Now connect the dots, from the 2009 Extremism reports to the NDAA and the UN's Strong Cities Network with its globalized police forces, the National Security Agency's far-reaching surveillance networks, and fusion centers that collect and share surveillance data between local, state and federal police agencies.
Last year, French peacekeepers in the Central African Republic reportedly sexually abused boys who were trying to subsist at a camp for those displaced by a brutal, ongoing conflict.
No lengthy speeches, no tedious sessions. Just concerts, art displays and buildings around the world bathed in blue. A worldwide spectacular, unusual for the United Nations, includes 200 iconic monuments, buildings, landscapes, and museums to celebrate its 70th anniversary.
We are the first generation who can eradicate poverty and ensure abundance for all. We are also the last generation with the chance to turn humanity away from the destructive path that is leading to a planetary crisis.
A bottleneck ballooned in the Balkans on Sunday as migrants and refugees were barred from reaching Western Europe by a domino of restrictive government policies.
My hope is that the miracle in Bolivia can inspire the strategies for achieving the SDGs and creating a sustainable world. Food is the silver bullet -- can you think of a reason not to use it?