We prefer to stay ignorant

A study published in Psychological reviews shows people prefer not to learn what’s ahead, especially when there are negative possibilities.

The effects of teleworking

A report by the International Labour Organization found teleworking may seem easier but could disrupt people’s work-life balance.

Science needs women

UNESCO Science Report: Towards 2030 shows female engineers and computer programmers are wanted, especially in developed economies.

How is cash aid used?

Cash transfer programs are meant to reduce poverty but their effectiveness depends on each country. 

2017’s UN Agenda

State members hope to reach agreements on a diverse range of global issues, including oceans, tuberculosis and killer robots among others. 

Ban Ki-moon’s legacy

With an eye in South Korea’s presidency, Mr. Ban Ki-moon is seeking to burnish his UN legacy.