For most of the world’s poor and vulnerable people, secure property rights, including land tenure, are a rarely accessible luxury. Unless this changes, the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) will be impossible to achieve.
While much of the world’s attention is focused on the economic damage being wrought by United States (US) President Donald Trump’s trade wars, global trade’s twin – foreign direct investment (FDI) – has largely been neglected.
With newspapers full of stories about the challenges migrant families face, it might be tempting to assume that the causes of displacement are also being addressed. In most cases, however, such an assumption would be wrong.
One of the more ambitious targets of the United Nations (UN) Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) is the commitment to end preventable deaths of newborns and children over the next decade.
United States (US) President Donald Trump’s inability to think strategically is undermining longstanding relationships, upending the global order, and accelerating the decline of his country’s global influence – or so the increasingly popular wisdom goe
Over the past two decades, China has been achieving rapid technological progress, thanks in no small part to its massive investment in research and development, which totaled some 2.2 percent of its gross domestic product (GDP) last year.
The decision to start a family is one of the most important choices a person can make. It is also a fundamental human right; only individual adults should have the power to decide whether, when, or how often to conceive.
No one yet knows what deals United States (US) President Donald Trump may have struck with Russian President Vladimir Putin during their private two-hour meeting in Helsinki.
The contrast between the disarray in the West, on open display at the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) summit and at last month’s Group of Seven (G7) meeting in Canada, and China’s mounting international self-confidence is growing clearer by th