If boyish-looking southern Californian entrepreneur Phoenix Eyre has his way, to quote from the Musical Hamilton, everyone will be "...
"Business recognizes we can make the world sustainable... and business can't sit back and wait for government to set the rules. Business must lead."...
I want to see this week's events result in a new resolve, underpinned by concrete measures, to nurture local capacity as a means to more effective humanitarian interventions and as an end in itself.
ISTANBUL -- The Syrian refugee crisis has exposed the hypocrisy of a world that promises universal rights and then does little to guarantee them. Today, despite headline-grabbing pledging conferences, the majority of Syria's 6 million impacted and displaced children still go without a basic education.
Circus-like media attention is good for ratings, for advertising revenues, for circulation and for Mr. Trump. It enables Mr. Trump to spin--with ever-increasing brilliance--the myth of his invincible persona.
This is not just about Bosnia but rather the reactionary appeal of nationalism, populism and manifestations of walls, physical and psychological.
The challenge of our time is to shift from spending money on mitigating conflicts to spending money on preventing conflicts. This will demand new, innovative thinking, and it will require a significant investment in building the capacities and infrastructures of vulnerable regions.
The ability to make and receive payments electronically has emerged, in recent years, as a technology hero during natural disasters and health pandemics. At a time when more people than ever are affected by conflict and crisis, there is good news.
It's generally not war that refugees choose to remember, but the people who help you. My mother's colleague who snuck us out of Serbia, French volunteers who took refugee kids camping, and those who came to welcome us at the airport when we were resettled in Ohio; those are the people I think of daily. I hope Basel finds such people on his path too.
diplomacy - Diplomacy - DIPLOMACY: the three different ways of writing this word illustrate three different ways in which diplomacy is perceived today.
"To bee or not to bee" captures the importance of bees as pollinators for biodiversity and food security; it also underlines the growing recognition of urgency required to address challenges brought about by the decline in world bee population.
Just weeks before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit was scheduled to hear challenges to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) ...
This is a pivotal year for global health. After the United Nations (UN) wrapped its ambitious 15-year effort to realize its Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), those focused on global health are rightly encouraged by its headline wins.
War zones represent the most extreme lack of rule of law, but not the whole spectrum. According to the United Nations, an estimated 4 billion people live outside the umbrella protection of the rule of law and these people often struggle for basic, human rights. If you're picturing countries outside U.S. borders, think again.
In the course of a day, nearly all LGBTQIA people in this country must be aware that their identity and even their sole existence may endanger their personal safety.
The United Nations has declared 2016 to be the International Year of Pulses. Three years ago, as we celebrated the International Year of Quinoa, the o...