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  • Global Development Update: November 2017

    December 01, 2017

    FEATURED STORY  Living without an identity More than 1.1 billion people worldwide officially do not exist – going about their daily lives without proof of identity. The issue leaves a significant fraction of the global population deprived of health and education services. Among these “invisible people” – many of whom live primarily in Africa and […]

  • Global Development Update: October 2017

    October 31, 2017

    FEATURED STORY 10 million people at risk of death annually due to antibiotic resistance According to the latest World Health Organization (WHO) report on this issue, the world is running out of new antibiotics to combat the growing threat of antimicrobial resistance. Most of the drugs currently in the clinical pipeline are modifications of existing […]

  • Global Development Update: September 2017

    September 26, 2017

    FEATURED STORY Widespread climate migration a very real threat If the advancement of climate change continues apace, there are estimated to be anywhere between 25 million to 1 billion environmental migrants by the year 2050. According to the Norwegian Refugee Council, the havoc of natural disasters displaces three to ten times more people than conflict and war, and will […]

  • Global Development Update: August 2017

    August 30, 2017

    FEATURED STORY UNHCR warns of famine in the Horn of Africa More than 20 million people in Nigeria, South Sudan, Somalia and Yemen are currently at risk of famine. Drought and a funding shortfall are conspiring to make an otherwise avoidable humanitarian crisis a tragic inevitability. As a result, levels of internal displacement are on the […]

  • July 2017 Newsletter

    August 21, 2017

    Featured Story  65 million people are displaced worldwide According to the annual Global Trends study produced by the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, 65.6 million people were displaced from their homes because of conflict and persecution by the end of 2016. Of those, nearly half of all refugees are children, and […]

  • March 2017 Newsletter

    April 10, 2017

    Featured Story Cost-benefit analysis The costs of not participating in the Paris Agreement are more than just environmental, according to the Brookings Institute. “In terms of returns on investment, climate finance is ridiculously cheap for what America gets for it: goodwill and cooperation, less warming, clean and resilient growth, and, importantly, fewer refugees.” Global Peace […]

  • How the Other Tenth Lives

    November 30, 2016

    On October 2nd, the World Bank reported that 767m people live in extreme poverty, subsisting on less than $1.90 a day, calculated at purchasing-power parity and 2011 prices. The latest figures should arouse mixed feelings: the poverty headcount is worth cheering because it is so much lower than it was, but 767m is still a […]

  • The Mythology of Freedom and Democracy

    November 30, 2016

    The world’s first systematic review of how well countries uphold fundamental civic freedoms – to protest, organize and speak out – reveals a significant deterioration in the protection of these constitutional rights in the US. The US is not alone, of course, and there are dozens of countries around the world in which governments are […]

  • U.S. will be ‘rogue’ state if it ditches climate accord: U.N. envoy

    November 30, 2016

    After U.S. President-elect Donald Trump promised to pull the United States out of that global climate accord, Mary Robinson, a former Irish president and human rights advocate, warned that the United States would become “a kind of rogue country” if it followed through on this promise. It would leave the world more vulnerable to droughts […]

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