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Making the most of emigration

When I first arrived in Moldova, I was surprised to learn that a quarter of its population lives abroad either temporarily or permanently.  


Container deposit laws: A winner for preventing ocean plastics pollution

Today is World Oceans Day – a day when people around our blue planet celebrate and honour the ocean, which connects us all.  


Promoting Resilience Through Post-Crisis Recovery

The 3rd World Reconstruction Conference (WRC3) June 2017 served as a platform to discuss and identify effective and forward-looking approaches to achieve resilient post-crisis recovery.  


Connecting Business initiative Progress Report 2017

The Connecting Business initiative Progress Report 2017 provides an overview of the achievements in 2017 and results of the first CBi Annual Survey.  


Innovative financing and regional dialogue are central for a thriving ‘blue economy’

The concept of ‘blue economy’ is gaining momentum. It is all about using ocean resources for economic growth, improved livelihoods and jobs, while preserving ocean and coastal ecosystem health.  


Will AI be a bane or boon for global development?

Anyone following tech news these days understands that the coexistence of artificial intelligence (AI) and mankind – and the ethical conflicts that may arise from it – is no longer science fiction.…  


Partnership for jobs and livelihoods amid complex crises

Over 5.5 million registered Syrian refugees reside in Turkey, Lebanon, Jordan, Iraq and Egypt. The prolonged and escalated crisis has deeply impacted the livelihoods of refugees, the internally…  


The hanging gardens of Colombia

To insulate vulnerable communities from floods and restore wetlands, Colombia promotes the use of recycled materials, suspended gardens and climate-smart agriculture.  


The world is better off with more women business leaders

Equal representation generates increased benefits for both men and women, socially and economically.  


"Fourth Global Forum Business For Gender Equality” ends with Call to Action of Chile

More than 500 people from 38 countries committed themselves to the "Call to Action of Chile", wrapping up the two-day 4th Forum Global Business for Gender Equality: The future of work in the 2030…  

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