UNICEF joins ENUF in campaign to support HIV-positive people

UNICEF joins ENUF in campaign to support HIV-positive people

UNICEF will show its support for the Living Positive Victoria (LPV) ENUF campaign during the World AIDS 2014 Conference. ENUF is a crowd-sourced campaign that uses the experiences More...

Violence against women and girls: enough is enough, says UNFPA Head

Violence against women and girls: enough is enough, says UNFPA Head

UNITED NATIONS, New York – UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, in his remarks to government and United Nations officials today, underlined the need for urgent More...

Poll’s result shows NGO’s skepticism on private sector in development

Poll’s result shows NGO’s skepticism on private sector in development

Over 400 development professionals participated in the survey launched by Info-Cooperazione two weeks ago on the engagement of the private sector in development cooperation. More...

The Millenium Development Goals 2014 Report: Where are they and what lays ahead?

The Millenium Development Goals 2014 Report: Where are they and what lays ahead?

7 July 2014 – There’s only one year left to the deadline for achieving the MDGs. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon described the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) as “a pledge More...

UN and NGOs ‘too focused on funding’, and child mortality goal slips away

Nyagoa, eight months, is monitored by a doctor during her treatment for malnutrition at the MSF hospital in Lietchuor, Ethiopia. Photograph: Adriane Ohanesian/MSF The medical More...

World, and outer space, reacts to Germany’s World Cup win

World, and outer space, reacts to Germany's World Cup win

The world has rightfully praised Germany’s 1-0 win, courtesy of Mario Götze, in Rio de Janeiro on Sunday. Players, More...

CLINTON: My Thoughts on Today’s EPA Proposal

My Thoughts on Today's EPA Proposal

Today’s proposal by the Environmental Protection Agency to limit carbon emissions from power plants is important More...

Delivering on the Data Revolution in Sub-Saharan Africa Delivering on the Data Revolution in Sub-Saharan Africa

This is a joint post with Alex Ezeh. Since the term “data revolution” was brandished in...

Data, Differences, and Digging Deeper Data, Differences, and Digging Deeper

Explaining the differences in today’s global society is a topic that clearly captures the interest of...

Building the Future: Jobs, Growth, and Fairness in the Arab World Building the Future: Jobs, Growth, and Fairness in the Arab World

May 12, 2014 AS PREPAPRED FOR DELIVERY I am inspired by the energy and positive spirit...

Russia: Conviction against activist released from psychiatric unit must be overturned

Russia: Conviction against activist released from psychiatric unit must be overturned

Mikhail Kosenko was arrested after he took part in a protest in Moscow’s Bolotnaya Square in May 2012. The More...

New anti-terror law used to imprison Saudi Arabian human rights activist

“ Waleed Abu al-Khair’s conviction on charges relating to national security is entirely unjustified and provides alarming evidence that the Kingdom’s..

Algeria: Arrests at Protest Against President

(Beirut) – Algerian authorities should immediately release two men arrested on April 16, 2014, for peacefully protesting and drop charges against..

Global Emergency Overview Snapshot 2 – 8 July

Global Emergency Overview Snapshot 2 - 8 July

Pakistan: Water, sanitation, and health services are urgent needs among the 780,000 registered displaced from More...

Disaster-Related Displacement from the Horn of Africa

Extreme weather drives displacement from the Horn of Africa UN University and Norwegian Refugee Council: Thousands of people in the Horn..

South Sudan: Situation Report #27, 14 May 2014

Based on the IPC analysis released this week, about 3.9 million people are projected to be in emergency or crisis levels..
Investing in youth pays dividends, evidence from Sri Lanka shows

Investing in youth pays dividends, evidence from Sri Lanka shows

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka – Young people hold the keys to the future; unlocking their potential will lead to a better world..
Despite Russian drawdown from border, fighting continues in eastern Ukraine

Despite Russian drawdown from border, fighting continues in eastern Ukraine

A daily roundup of terrorism and security issues. Most Russian troops have withdrawn from Ukraine‘s border, US officials said today, a..
Women and girls at risk as conflict escalates in Iraq

Women and girls at risk as conflict escalates in Iraq

UNITED NATIONS, New York – Approximately one million people have been displaced by the mounting crisis in northern and western Iraq...