Swarms of bots, Facebook dark posts and fake news operations pose a threat to global stability. So what do we do?
A new report ranking human capital shows Turkey is the biggest improver between 1990 and 2016, with China, Thailand and Brazil also making gains. Finland topped the list.
The ocean is at a tipping point, and governments have a decision to make: is it business as usual, or can we work together to restore sustainable, clean and productive waters?
New research indicates that most governments don't know how much they own - and putting their assets to better use could boost GDP.
Through technology and public-private partnerships, it is now possible for both emerging and developed countries to advance transparency in government, save millions of dollars and better...
South Korea, Georgia and Indonesia were among countries praised for trying to reduce inequality in a new report.
Generations to come may lament our shortsightedness and response to the 2008 financial crisis, writes Helmut K. Anheier, Professor of Sociology at the Hertie School of Governance in Berlin.
As babies born at the turn of the century celebrate their 18th birthdays, here’s a look at how different the world looks to our youngest adults.
Also in our round-up of must-read articles from the past seven days: what holds women back and how's 12% sustainable growth possible in Andhra Pradesh.
Despite a record number of women running for elected office, the world needs to find a way to embrace gender equality within politics.
As global leaders gather in New York for the 73rd session of the UN General Assembly, here’s what you need to know...
These maps show the world based on countries' population size.
Freedom of expression is constantly changing what censorship means.
Public procurement is worth trillions each year; it is also inefficient, opaque and in need of a modern overhaul. Here's why transparency and open data could be the key.
Faced with threats ranging from climate change to disruptive technological advances, we need stable and able governance more than ever, argue Yaroslav Lissovolik and Mark Uzan in a Valdai...