We need more progress on peace, justice and developing strong and effective international institutions – which are essential to building a better world.
VR and AR are evolving fast, but our slow-moving legal systems are unprepared. Here are the challenges this poses, and the questions we should be asking.
To mark Nelson Mandela Day, two experts from the World Bank examine past research to build an inclusive society through the lens of social identities.
Trade-based money laundering and tax evasion are big business. Although global trade complexities make tackling these crimes difficult, it's not impossible
A Dutch court ruled against Royal Dutch Shell, and in the US shareholders in Exxon and Chevron pushed for more climate action. Here's what it all means.
The legislation gives a bereavement allowance of three days leave to mothers and partners when a pregnancy ends with a stillbirth.
Three founding members of the Global Survivor Network share recommendations for investments that will keep women safe during and after COVID-19.
Cyber risk is now so profound that it sprawls well outside the information security team's purview including governance, privacy and corporate culture.
The number of women in America’s jails is on the rise. Many inmates arrive pregnant, suffering from mental health disorders and drug addictions. Rising deaths show they're not getting the...
The Lagos protests against a brutal police unit were seen as an echo of #BlackLivesMatter. But they are rooted in a wider set of grievances from a disfranchised Nigerian generation.
The U.S. electorate can change with millions of Americans turning 18, immigrants becoming naturalized citizens and longer-term shifts in the country’s racial and ethnic makeup.
Right-wing terrorism is rising, with recent terrorist attacks in New Zealand, Germany and Norway as indicators of this trend.
In recent years professional basketball has become increasingly politically involved, from players wearing clothes with social justice messaging to buses with the BLM logo.
We must prevent the misuse of technologies that offer so much hope for humanity. Now is the time to agree on a Declaration of Global Digital Human Rights.
The CAHOOTS programme in Eugene, Oregon reduces confrontations involving police officers, saves money, and allows police to concentrate on law enforcement.