Monday, May 27, 2019

Saving Children from having Children

My country is overwhelmed with teen pregnancies. In 2013, the United Nations Population Fund estimated that Guyana had the second-highest rate of adolescent pregnancy...

Unlocking Public Wealth

After World War I ended, Havana emerged as one of the world’s most vibrant cities. During the first half of 1920, rising sugar prices...

Where Have All the Safe Havens Gone?

With equities slumping, exchange-rate volatility increasing, and political risks intensifying, financial markets around the world have hit a rough patch. During times like these,...

AI for Human Development

The excitement surrounding artificial intelligence nowadays reflects not only how AI applications could transform businesses and economies, but also the hope that they can...

Climate Change Action Cannot Ignore Social Issues

Despite a series of troubling new reports and studies, the world has yet to respond adequately to the threat posed by global warming. One...

New Frontiers for Waste Management

The world is mired in a serious, if underreported, crisis. Every year, humans generate about two billion tons of household waste, and much more...

The World Has Failed Children in Conflict Zones

This Human Rights Day (December 10) marks the 70th anniversary of the United Nations General Assembly’s adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights....

When Leaders Won’t Leave

The spectacular rise and fall of Carlos Ghosn, ‘Le Cost Killer’ who saved Nissan after 1999 and built a powerful partnership of the Japanese...

Grappling With Globalization 4.0

After World War II, the international community came together to build a shared future. Now, it must do so again. Owing to the slow...

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