World Leaders Must Continue to Act to End Preventable Deaths...
The G7 summit was a key moment for leaders to take decisive action to end millions of preventable maternal and child deaths by 2030. We can reach this ambitious goal, but only if leaders make bold political and financial commitments to ending prevent...
How 127 Hours should have ended - The Oatmeal
warning: contains spoilers (sorta)
Did You Know; Shift Happens - Globalization; Information...
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Factoids — Measure of America: American Human Development...
Pakistani Woman Stoned to Death by Family
A 25-year-old Pakistani woman was stoned to death today by her father and family for registering to marry a man of whom they did not approve. Three months pregnant, Farzana Parveen was on her way to the courthouse to contest an abduction charge her f...
Five Emerging Innovators in Global Development Five of the...
Five Emerging Innovators in Global Development Five of the Most Exciting Innovators Shaking Up Global Development
The Carter Center: Advancing Human Rights and Alleviating...
UNDP - United Nations Development Programme
UNDP is a solution-oriented, knowledge-based development organization, supporting countries to reach their own development objectives and internationally agreed goals, including the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). UNDP partners with people at ...
Cool way to collect rain water - Rain Drops
I came across great new design and thought I would share. The inspiration is to provide a cheap way of capturing rainwater for developing countries. This would be a great way to prevent some water bottles from going into landfills but also a space...
A Visual Guide to Drinking Tap Water All Over the World
This handy guide shows you what countries have drinkable tap water, and where you're probably better off buying the bottled stuff.
International Institute for Environment and Development
A Livable Career in International Development Work
As a study abroad student and later adviser, I encountered students whose ideals of international careers were as varied as the countries they set off to. The majority, however, fell into two camps: the wanna-be jetsetters, who would em...
Report: Many U.S. Parents Outsourcing Child Care Overseas...
Due to rising domestic wages, many American parents are saving money by using unregulated overseas workers.
Paul Collier on the &bottom billion&
WHAT IS POVERTY?
If you lost everything, how long would it take you to get something to eat, find a place to stay, and a get some work? Brazilian crazy pastor, Claudio Oliver, offers up a definition of poverty. Music by Tracy Howe/The Restoration Project. www.restora...
March 08, 2012 by Melinda Gates
WTO | World Trade Organization: WTO / GATT
Why 2015 Will Be a Huge Year for Humanity
Years that shake up the international system do not come around that often. 2015 could be one of these years.
EngineerAid.com - Engineering aid for those in need
EngineerAid is an international development charity, working to provide remote solutions to engineering and technology problems in the less economically developed countries by providing ...
Gapminder: Unveiling the beauty of statistics for a fact...
Unveiling the beauty of statistics for a fact based world view.
IAED: International Agency for Economic Development
Women Galvanize Their Communities on Water and Sanitation Issues
Vikram Akula, For-Profit Microfinance Pioneer, Explains...
Some of the most important lessons I learned about alleviating poverty came from my experience living and working in India’s rural villages....
Kat Graham -- The most urgent story of our time
Each day violence and insecurity forces thousands of families to flee their homes. Mothers, fathers, sons and daughters have to run for their lives enduring uncertainty, hardship and loss. Despite all this, they have stories of courage, survival and ...
Fortune ranks the World's 50 Greatest Leaders
In an era that feels starved for leadership, we've found men and women who will inspire you -- some famous, others little known, all of them energizing their followers and making the world better.
Population Reference Bureau
The Population Reference Bureau provides timely and objective information on U.S. and international population trends and their implications.
Welcome to the United Nations
Welcome to Eldis - Eldis
Practice in Participation is a new Asian-based portal committed to promoting participatory practices for the empowerment of excluded citizens. It provides a platform for community-based organisations to share their local knowledge and learn from oth...
Foreigner Go Home
Barbara Ehrenreich: ‘Poverty Has Been Criminalized in...
Ten years ago, writer Barbara Ehrenreich published "Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting By in America," a blockbuster book on the state of the working poor in America. (more) - 2011/08/14
Fairtrade International (FLO) works to secure a better deal for farmers and workers. FLO sets global Fairtrade Standards and licenses the FAIRTRADE Mark.
New Internationalist is the world's leading independent publisher of magazines and books on global social justice and sustainable development. Our online shop features fair trade, organic, eco friendly and recycled gifts and treats from around the wo...
Forget the American Dream, Collaborative Consumption is...
As India and other countries develop, they're trying to be more American and individualistic. But that's a big mistake.
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Progress in our pursuit of Conflict-Free
At Intel, we like measurement - and goals. We have a new goal to be conflict-free for all of our products starting in 2016.
If we could shrink the World
If we could shrink the earth to a village with a population of precisely 100 people with all the existing human ratios remaining the same, there would be...
Bretton Woods Project - Critical voices on the World Bank...
Critical voices on the World Bank and IMF
UNFPA - United Nations Population Fund
UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, is an international development agency that promotes the right of every woman, man and child to enjoy a life of health and equal opportunity. UNFPA supports countries in using population data for policies an...
TWAS, the academy of sciences for the developing world
World Citizens Guide
Thursday Mar 15, 2012
Welcome to the United Nations: It's Your World
الأمم المتحدة 联合国 United Nations Nations Unies Организация Объединенных Наций Las Naciones Unidas