The role of humanitarian assistance is like that of a car battery: it gets the cylinders moving until the sequence of internal explosions in the engine recharges the battery and makes the...
New initiatives are changing the way organizations work and expanding their remit
Taking direct action to put excluded people in education and work will benefit both them and the world economy.
Tech and business may slowly be embracing their social responsibilities – but they have to partner up if they are to fulfil their real potential.
From climate change to weak governance to poor infrastructure, a perfect storm of factors is threatening to unleash violence across the region.
The world needs to reframe its view of refugees, says Mohammed Hassan Mohamud, a refugee and Co-Chair at this year’s Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum
A cloudy economic forecast, the continued march of tech and the resurgence of empathy should all be on the altruist's radar this year.
From champions of democracy to educators of the underprivileged, these are the people coming to Davos to share ideas and find new ways to make the world a better place.
As governments retreat from global commitments, the private sector and NGOs have to step up. Here's how they can do it.
Global instability means 2019 is a crossroads year for humanitarian response - and we need a fundamental reorientation of humanitarian action, argues ICRC President Peter Maurer.
Instead of addressing causes through philanthropy, a new generation of founders is baking social good into the very fabric of their businesses.
If the humanitarian sector is to meet the world's growing needs for intervention, it has to start planning in advance.
A new UN report says conflicts and natural disasters affect women and girls more than males. This is why.
India’s first hospital for elephants opened in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh.
UN aid chief Mark Lowcock told the Security Council that 14 million people are at immediate risk of famine-like conditions in Yemen.