From economic growth to technological innovation, Africa could experience a year of opportunity.
A super-cycle of elections awaits. In which direction will countries in the region turn?
The number of critically endangered species has risen from 17 in 2015 to 19 today, but substantial conservation efforts are being made.
India will be home to around 1.5 billion people by the end of the century, UN data shows.
A Harvard University professor looks at inequality and opportunity in the United States.
In this episode, experts in tech and governance discuss how countries can become more open, data-rich and responsive.
After another US government shutdown, this is a look at other recent examples.
Nordic countries have topped the list of this year’s Democracy Index 2017, with Norway leading the way.
Switzerland has released an order to ban a controversial cooking practice: boiling lobsters alive.
In the face of rising inequality and falling trust, political leaders and their citizens are increasingly sceptical about further global integration. Yet at the same time, organisations a...
The Global Risks Report 2018 explores potential future shocks, including food scarcity, the extinction of fish, the breakdown of the internet and another global financial crisis.
What will the world of work look like for children born this year?
Robert Muggah and Taylor Owen explore global democracy and analyse fears that the liberal order is in decline.
Hundreds of new laws of markedly progressive inspiration will go into effect in California this year.
Widespread automation has yet to come to Asia's developing economies; but it will soon enough.