Multilateralism has broken down. The causes for this – and their solutions – call for some fundamental re-evaluation of values and institutions, argues Amrita Narlikar
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said climate change won't kill the planet, but it could kill humankind, one of the highlights from Day 3 at Davos 2020.
Climate change has risen up the Security Council's agenda in recent years. Its members' stances often mirror their other geopolitical aims - but consensus is building.
The 2020 event will convene nearly 3,000 participants from 117 countries, including 53 heads of state.
Education is a major development issue. The World Bank's Jaime Saavedraoffers an insight into 'learning poverty' and what needs to be done to improve the quality of education and teaching.
Washing machines release millions of microplastics into the sea every day. Scientists have developed a 'bulk acoustic wave' system to trap microplastics in the machine.
Sanna Marin is the new prime minister of Finland, and will lead a five-party coalition.
From street sensors that reduce collisions and congestion, to heated pavements that melt snow - data is driving urban improvements. But citizens need a meaningful role in evaluating data ...
Seven of the top 10 countries with the highest displacement by proportion of their population were developing island states, largely in the Pacific and the Caribbean, the report found.
The current system of governance needs to evolve to meet challenges posed by today’s economic realities, argues Yaroslav Lissovolik, of the Valdai Discussion Club
The Oxford Word of the Year reflects the ethos, mood and preoccupations of the passing year, and has the potential to be a term of lasting cultural significance.
The current governor of the Bank of England, Mark Carney, is to become U.N. special envoy on climate action and climate finance from next year.
International coordination of basic research can improve welfare through higher aggregate investments, and a more efficient distribution of basic research investments across countries and...
Targeted advertising on social media platforms is warping democracy – being transparent about where it comes from is the first step towards an even playing field.
The EU legislature voted in favour of the climate emergency declaration with 429 lawmakers for, 225 against and 19 abstaining.