Poverty Reduction

The first UN Sustainable Development Goal is to end poverty in all its forms everywhere.

Good education for everyone

Poor education affects society as a whole. Around the world, access to schools and the quality of schools must improve.

Teenagers

Mexico wants to prevent teenage pregnancies

What young Latin Americans must learn about sex and reproductive health

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Libya

Libya lapses into Gaddafi nostalgia

More than ten years after the collapse of the Gaddafi regime, the situation in Libya is so devastating that some long for pre-revolutionary times

Demographic dividend

Benefiting from falling numbers of children

Under certain conditions, falling birth rates can produce a “demographic dividend”, for example in sub-Saharan Africa

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Labour market

Brain drain in Ghana's tech industry

Ghana's IT companies are competing for the best minds both on the local and on the global labour market

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Refugees

Uganda’s open-door policy

As masses of people flee from strife-torn countries, international donors appreciate Uganda’s valuable service to the international community

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Identity politics

The painful partition of India

How colonial India became two and eventually three different countries

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Global governance

How to improve the G20 Common Framework for Debt Treatment

For all countries to become able to rise to the challenges of the current polycrisis, debt-restructuring is needed

Overview living with disabilities

Inclusion instead of discrimination

Around the world, persons with disabilities are discriminated against, though they could be empowered to fully participate in society

Zimbabwe

What statelessness means for people

In Zimbabwe an estimated 300,000 people do not have identity documents and are excluded from many parts of life

Extreme weather

Climate impacts compound Pakistan’s pre-existing problems

Why this summer’s floods will reduce food security in Pakistan in the long run