Along with the Universal Basic Income a shorter work week can help reduce carbon emissions.
In a functioning democracy they are crucial for power to be held to account.
UN Secretary General, Antonio Guterres believes the management of national borders ‘cannot be based on any form of discrimination.’
A Stanford-NYU study found fake news had little real impact on voters and the outcome of the election.
With President Donald Trump saying torture works, how effective it really is?
Media needs to show refugees aren’t “potential terrorists” nor “threats to national security.”
The ambassador will work on building ties with the globe’s tech giants, stated the country’s foreign minister.
Nuclear weapons, climate change and Donald Trump’s election make the world closer to catastrophe.
Amnesty International documents the trend sweeping Europe, where states are tackling terrorism by trampling on their citizen’s freedoms.
According to the 2016 Global Report on Trafficking in Persons trafficking for sexual exploitation remains the most detected form.
Anti-microbial resistance causes 700,000 deaths each year and threatens animal health as well as food security and people’s livelihoods.
Cash transfer programs are meant to reduce poverty but their effectiveness depends on each country.
According to some authors this could lead to more creative and great minds and more productive work.
According to UNICEF these children live in harsh conditions, lack access to decent health, education and protection services.
State members hope to reach agreements on a diverse range of global issues, including oceans, tuberculosis and killer robots among others.
The Smog Free Tower is a project that can raise awareness to the air pollution problem.
According to Oxford University 47% of all jobs could be automated by 2034 and no government is prepared to face this.
In 2016 the renewable energy future came closer as installing a new solar panel is cheaper than the comparable investment in coal, natural gas or other options.
Amnesty International remains positive about a year many have written off as a terrible one.
Far-right anger is moving mainstream with more and more voters.
This architecture firm offers a border without the negative social, cultural and physical connotations associated with physical barriers.
Japan and Russia are expected to formally settle WWII with a peace treaty after 71 years.
After triggering Article 50 EU migrants shouldn’t be allowed to permanently stay in the UK, report says.
The world has shifted away from the old liberal-conservative model and is experiencing a new one, with Latin America as an outsider.
A report by the CDP (Carbon disclosure project) shows manufacturers don’t even know which forests they’re destroying.
Despite campaigns against gender-based violence cases continue to reach the headlines.
They reflect a divided and politicized word.
The transport sector is responsible for a quarter of energy related greenhouse gas emissions.
‘Orange the World’ began on 25 November and will end 10 December with the Human Rights Day.
He believes the human race is threatened by nuclear war, catastrophic global warming and genetically engineered viruses.
US elections, Brexit and Colombian peace deal referendum are among the list.
The Standing Rock Sioux tribe fight against an oil pipeline in North Dakota has many things in common with opposition to mega projects in Latin America.
Despite the problems in the region, Morocco’s been powering forward in climate change issues and is the sixth best country in the 2016 Climate Change Performance Index.
The political outsider had a stunning victory over Democrat Hilary Clinton.
UNICEF reports about 300 million children live in areas where outdoor air is six or more times higher than international pollution guidelines.
2016’s Mediterranean death toll has hit an all-time high, one person dies for every 88 arrivals.
While Clinton email scandal resurfaces Trump closes the poll gap.
With French authorities determined to destroy this migrant camp in Calais, migrants face a new future.
Besides disproportionally affecting the world's poor, climate change is expected to complicate addressing and resolving structural issues of inequality and social exclusion.
The iconic superhero was named Honorary Ambassador for the Empowerment of Women and Girls by the UN but criticism didn’t wait.