Wars play a central role in increasing numbers of refugees worldwide. Is it time to think about a "destruction tax"?
Scudder's approach was grounded in trust and mutual respect. There would be no guards, no weapons, no walls and no uniforms.
Depending on foreign aid to pay the bills makes moving on when it’s gone harder.
The UK must accept that colonialism belongs in the history books, and that it must comply with its obligations under international law.
In May 2019, Canada made a partial submission to the United Nations on the limits of its extended continental shelf in the Arctic.
Treating Israeli settlements as part of Israel in the new Canada-Israel free-trade deal entangles Canada in serious violations of international human rights and humanitarian law.
Torres Strait Islanders argue the government has violated their rights to culture, family and life.
Poorer countries can now refuse shipments of plastic waste and slow the build-up of pollution on their shores.
The UN's mandate must evolve to navigate new realities that include intra-state wars, non-state actors, and transnational crime.
To reduce the risks posed by natural hazards, governments need to address residents' everyday fears, too.
An international civil service matters for global governance. Without it, it would be impossible to promote and maintain a rules-based world.
Cyclone Idai showed just how unprepared SADC is to respond to major natural disasters.
Vladimir Putin's complaints about Western power over telecommunications echo – if not co-opt – concerns raised by less powerful nations for decades.
Before 1945 and the United Nations Charter, human rights simply did not exist in international law.
The world is on the brink of creating irreversible damage to the environment if better policy isn't rolled out. Read the findings of the UN report.
The fallout from this 78-day military campaign continues to be felt.
We need a global treaty to combat plastic pollution, but a small group of countries is blocking real action.
The UN's new rights focus has the potential to overhaul the punitive nature of the war on drugs.
The revolution begun by Syrians exactly eight years ago has been won – by the murderous leader they rebelled against. But the struggle for freedom, dignity and justice Syrians launched is not over.
What's the best thing I can do to help the climate? How long is the planet going to last? These questions and more answered by a climate scientist.