During one of my early trips with Soccer Without Borders (SWB), we scheduled a coaching clinic on the island of Ometepe, otherwise known as a "volcano island." As luck would have it, that same week the volcano began to show signs of erupting.
The post-2015 framework is about development justice in our immediate future but also about building a new framework for many generations to come. The problem, however, is that people cannot think and act long term if their daily life is an existential struggle.
At this point it is important to remember that the Russians have veto power at the United Nations and if they had chosen they could have vetoed all UN-imposed sanctions on Iran. They did not do that.
Our work now in Israel and Palestine is cut out. We will continue to push forward a framework for reconciliation to become an integral part of any future peace process. We cannot afford to give up.
April 15 is a day when millions of Americans are focused on the question of resources -- where they come from, what's going to be left over for tomorrow and what their children may expect to inherit.
At the very moment that a nuclear deal with Iran is looking closer to reality, Iran is expanding its influence throughout the Middle East. To the Saudis, the Emirates and Israel -- all of whom see Iran as the greatest threat in the region -- this is a disturbing phenomenon.
I recently sat down with Julian to talk about his first visit to Africa, which is the subject of the Horizons exhibition at the Emmanuel Fremin Gallery.
President Obama made a promise to the people of Darfur: "We can't say 'never again' and allow it to happen again. As President of the United States, I don't intend to abandon people or turn a blind eye to slaughter." Well, Mr. President, that's exactly what's happening.
HONG KONG -- What the world needs is a West that is prepared to learn from the rest of the world as much as it seeks to teach it. It does not need a West at odds with the rest.
These are outrageous deeds that must be stopped. But how should the Vatican state the case against these groups? I believe that it should confine itself to detailing the crimes these organizations are committing.
Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. ...
Tomorrow starts World Creativity and Innovation Week (which runs April 15-21) and in honor of it, Emmy-winning filmmaker and Founder of "I Sell the Sh...
We need to publicly value and promote sport for development and peace organizations serving youth and adults around the world. We need to continue to create acceptance and awareness for sport as a vehicle and catalyst for social change.
Time for change has come. All men must take a firm stand against violence and discrimination, for Kenya to reach its full promise and potential as a people and a nation.
Legislative frameworks and monitoring are essential building blocks for safer food. But we all have a responsibility. We, as consumers, also need to do our part. WHO has defined 'Five keys to safer food' which we should remember and act on:
It's hard to grapple with the fact that the food you find at grocery stores is not always safe for consumption. Food scandals happen all over the wor...