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October 15, 2018
From public health to education, a lack of access to clean water has a reverberating impact on the daily lives of millions of people around the world — making water scarcity an issue of paramount importance for anyone concerned with issues of sustainable development and women’s rights. According... Read More
July 12, 2018
For English speakers, the term Mediterranean evokes images of the French Riviera and sun-drenched beaches; in Spanish, it simply means landlocked. One of two landlocked countries in the western hemisphere (along with Bolivia), Paraguay has its share of “Mediterranean” charms and challenges. During... Read More
April 17, 2016
Estonia has mastered e-government. The rapid transition of the Baltics from Soviet-occupied territories to active members of the EU and NATO is well-documented but deserves to be more closely studied as a model. The Baltics are a development model for the entire region and their recent and... Read More
April 14, 2016
Because of the war in eastern Ukraine, many Ukrainians who had previously never travelled outside their city were forced to leave their homes and move to safer locations. While certainly this massive displacement of Ukraine’s citizens has caused many challenges and difficulties for local... Read More
August 13, 2014
Last week, 50 African leaders descended upon Washington, D.C. to discuss economic, security and other issues pertinent to U.S.-Africa relations at the unprecedented three-day US-Africa Summit.   Some critics noted the limited... Read More