GLOBAL AFFAIRS

How to transition to a green economy

Net-zero emission reductions by 2050 alone will not be enough to stabilise our climate. To ensure that our planet remains sustainable and liveable, we must reduce both our current emissions and as well as the existing CO2 levels already present in the atmosphere....

Making roads safe for every child worldwide, but from Switzerland

1.35 million victims yearly. One life lost every 24 seconds. Over 500 children loosing their life everyday. Road traffic crashes are a  global crisis that disproportionately affects young people especially in low and middle-income countries. Preventable road...

Let the poor lead their own development

A common assumption concerning low-income families is that they are either lazy or victims that need to be rescued by some external intervention. Mauricio Miller – founder of the Community Independence Initiative and author of The Alternative – disputes this belief,...

Is the Mayor of your city already involved?

On the way to October 31st, the World Cities Day, all those who work directly or indirectly with the public sector (particularly with Municipalities), should make a brief immersion in this initiative.  Municipalities and their leaders have come to play a more decisive...

A prize for few. A benefit for many

How would you describe your key responsibilities as Executive Director of the institution? The Nobel Foundation has the ultimate responsibility for fulfilling the intentions in Alfred Nobel’s will. Our main mission is to manage Alfred Nobel’s fortune and the integrity...

Let’s open the debate

Ms. Namakula is a senior lecturer with the University of the Free State, Bloemfontein, South Africa, and Professor in Human Rights and Criminal Justice with the Global Humanistic University, Curacao. She is a published scholar in public law and has served in various...

What letter are you going to send today?

In August 2021, following an extensive career in both the Japanese and international postal sector, Masahiko Metoki was elected Director General of the Universal Post Union (UPU), a UN specialized agency and the primary forum for international postal cooperation. His...

A generational responsibility to save soil

Policy, Sadhguru writes, is the solution to the global soil extinction crisis. On 5th April, he spoke at the Palais des Nations, Geneva, alongside Indian Ambassador Indra Mani Pandey and representatives of SDG Lab/UNOG, WHO, and IUCN as part of his 100-day, 30,000 km...

Why she won?

Each year, the Varkey Foundation honors an extraordinary and committed teacher who has made an inspirational impact on their school and community. Last year, Keishia Thorpe was chosen from among 8,000 applicants from 121 countries. Not only for her commitment to...

GLOBAL AFFAIRS

How to transition to a green economy

Net-zero emission reductions by 2050 alone will not be enough to stabilise our climate. To ensure that our planet remains sustainable and liveable, we must reduce both our current emissions and as well as the existing CO2 levels already present in the atmosphere....

Making roads safe for every child worldwide, but from Switzerland

1.35 million victims yearly. One life lost every 24 seconds. Over 500 children loosing their life everyday. Road traffic crashes are a  global crisis that disproportionately affects young people especially in low and middle-income countries. Preventable road...

Let the poor lead their own development

A common assumption concerning low-income families is that they are either lazy or victims that need to be rescued by some external intervention. Mauricio Miller – founder of the Community Independence Initiative and author of The Alternative – disputes this belief,...

Is the Mayor of your city already involved?

On the way to October 31st, the World Cities Day, all those who work directly or indirectly with the public sector (particularly with Municipalities), should make a brief immersion in this initiative.  Municipalities and their leaders have come to play a more decisive...

A prize for few. A benefit for many

How would you describe your key responsibilities as Executive Director of the institution? The Nobel Foundation has the ultimate responsibility for fulfilling the intentions in Alfred Nobel’s will. Our main mission is to manage Alfred Nobel’s fortune and the integrity...

Let’s open the debate

Ms. Namakula is a senior lecturer with the University of the Free State, Bloemfontein, South Africa, and Professor in Human Rights and Criminal Justice with the Global Humanistic University, Curacao. She is a published scholar in public law and has served in various...

What letter are you going to send today?

In August 2021, following an extensive career in both the Japanese and international postal sector, Masahiko Metoki was elected Director General of the Universal Post Union (UPU), a UN specialized agency and the primary forum for international postal cooperation. His...

A generational responsibility to save soil

Policy, Sadhguru writes, is the solution to the global soil extinction crisis. On 5th April, he spoke at the Palais des Nations, Geneva, alongside Indian Ambassador Indra Mani Pandey and representatives of SDG Lab/UNOG, WHO, and IUCN as part of his 100-day, 30,000 km...

Why she won?

Each year, the Varkey Foundation honors an extraordinary and committed teacher who has made an inspirational impact on their school and community. Last year, Keishia Thorpe was chosen from among 8,000 applicants from 121 countries. Not only for her commitment to...

Much more than Qatar 2022

Football is the universal language that unites the complexities of cultural diversity. The World Cup suddenly displaces the most important and vulnerable priorities of societies and their governments to generate others. FIFA, as the institution that controls the...

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