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The Climate Change Solution to Disasters

By Robert Glasser and Achim Steiner This year is already on track to be the hottest on record, beating out 2015 for this unfortunate distinction. Every year, if it’s not the mercury rising it’s the...

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Seeding Peace in Syria

Irina Bokova Director General, UNESCO The Syria conflict will soon enter its sixth year. Six long years of violence and destruction have left 250,000 dead, created the world's worst humanitarian...

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Women Build Pathways to Peace in South Sudan

We thought it was going to be fighting, fighting until all of us died," recalls Mary, a widow and mother of five who lost her husband and other family members during the Second Sudanese Civil War...

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The Perilous Change in Darfur's Demography

The debate about whether or not Darfur (Sudan) was the site of genocide long ago flamed out, largely because the issue became excessively politicized and the world--in general--no longer cared about...

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Clean Cookstoves Drive Gender Equality

The writers are Michele Sullivan, Director of Corporate Social Innovation at Caterpillar and President of the Caterpillar Foundation, and Radha Muthiah, Chief Executive Officer of the Global Alliance...

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How Many Lives Can We Save In 500 Days?

The clock is ticking loudly for all of us focused on achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), whose established end-date is December 31, 2015. We have made absolutely phenomenal progress...

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