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The Pope, social media and climate change

Pope Francis has embraced new forms of social media as important mechanisms for connecting with his followers. People are listening, writes Christopher Helland.

Why Africa needs to invest in its people

In order for Africa to thrive, total investment in its people is crucial, writes Elsie Kanza.

7 steps to protecting migrants in crisis zones

Where they find themselves in situations of conflict, violence or disaster, migrants are often even more in need of assistance and protection than nationals, writes Khalid Koser.


Latin America's Supercycles

Moisés Naím says the region's 34 nations are facing the end of three important supercycles that have helped drive economic growth and the alleviation of poverty.

Computer Graphics: Closing the Gap on Reality | Pedro Sander

Pedro Sander from Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, shares how innovations in computer graphics can help bring images from the virtual world into the real world.

Humanitarian Crisis and Disaster Response Robots

Robotics expert William Whittaker from Carnegie Mellon University, charts the rise of robots from nuclear clean up to underwater rescue and recovery.

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