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The Future of Trade, Inequality and Globalization

Anabel Gonzalez, senior director for the World Bank Group’s Trade and Competitiveness Global Practice, offers her views on mega-regional trade agreements, the role of trade in reducing inequality and the importance of international cooperation and domestic policies in making globalization work for all. 1,471 more words

Global Economy

Crisis In The Congo 

Watch and permit the emotions to spawn action.

Human value is not determined by one’s geographical location, financial accruement, skin color, or any other insignificant determining factors. 37 more words


What is Next for Refugees Seeking Asylum in Europe?

“They didn’t go out in public at all,” says Joung-ah Ghedini-Williams, an emergency response coordinator for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), recalling a Syrian couple she met in Berlin in February. 1,214 more words


The Vaccine Fridge That Could Save Lives

Transporting vaccines to every corner of the globe is one of the key health priorities of our time, but every year thousands of life-saving medicines are lost through inadequate storage. 578 more words


From Epiphany to Action

“It always seems impossible until it’s done.” – Nelson Mandela

An epiphany is a sudden, striking realization. To me, it is also a call to action. 1,236 more words


Investing in Resilience

Vulnerable communities face the brunt of climate change – from rising sea levels and extreme weather events to prolonged severe droughts and flooding.

According to the World Bank, without effective mitigation measures, climate change… 752 more words


Save Data, Save Lives

While much of the world today suffers from information overload, there are still places where information is scarce.

And that scarcity sometimes costs people their lives. 775 more words

Developing Nations