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Global Development Updates

Latest Articles

  • Chinese leader says world economy a boon

    February 02, 2017

    President Xi Jinping defended globalization of business in a speech at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting, warning the world not to demonize economic globalization for problems it has not caused.

  • New year, new UN

    February 02, 2017

    Five new temporary members of the UN Security Council will change dynamics slightly, but a bigger overhaul is anticipated from Trump’s new appointee to the UN, Nikki Haley, especially following Trump’s comments on the US abstention on an issue of Israeli settlements in Palestine.

  • “Keystone” actors commit to seafood sustainability

    February 02, 2017

    Through a new Seafood Business for Ocean Stewardship initiative, the two largest seafood companies (by revenue) and the largest companies in multiple subcategories are promising to reduce illegal and unregulated fishing in their supply chains and eliminate product obtained through bonded or child labor. The full story is available on the Stockholm Resilience Centre website.

  • Warming poles a disaster for polar bears

    February 02, 2017

    The U.S. government says that quick, decisive action on climate change is the only option to save polar bear populations–but some critics say it’s too late, especially with a Trump administration that will likely be resistant to environmental stewardship.

  • Women take top roles in new UN

    February 01, 2017

    New UN Secretary-General Guterres named the Nigerian environment minister as his deputy and two other women to leadership roles in a step towards fulfilling his proclaimed priority: gender parity at the international body.

  • “Educated people understand their rights”

    February 01, 2017

    Migrant woman are reaching back to help their home countries, often through economic means that increase educational access. This case study examines the Norwegian communities from Myanmar.

  • Extreme xenophobia, not extreme vetting

    February 01, 2017

    Leaders across the globe are criticizing Donald Trump’s executive order creating a sweeping ban on entrances from several Muslim-majority countries. The #MuslimBan caused confusion and protests at airports across the United States.

  • For richer, for poorer–but mainly for richer

    February 01, 2017

    Eight men own as much wealth as the poorest half of the world’s population, according to a recent analysis from Oxfam International. New and better data make this year’s estimate much more accurate than last year’s, which weighed 62 of the world’s richest against the poorest half.

  • Mutually assured restoration

    February 01, 2017

       Trump’s best shot at reducing terrorism lies with the UN and the nation-building duties of its peacekeepers, argues the president of a regional branch of the United Nations Association.



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