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.
Contrary to the right of asylum, refugee resettlement is not codified in international law. What steps should we take to better protect some of the world's most vulnerable people?
This year 275,000 people have been displaced by water shortages, according to UN reports.
Churches are quietly creating low-income housing in areas around Washington - and cities across the United States are taking notice.
International co-operation and resilience allowed us to stop a global epidemic.