The NATO-led military intervention in Libya has just fuelled more violence.
Achieving the sustainable development goals on education in Ghana requires efficient resource allocation, not necessarily more money.
The devastating costs of economic sanctions on Venezuela are being ignored or disregarded. So too is the lack of a legal basis for international intervention.
The Trump administration has once again tried to change immigration law, this time enacting severe limits on the rights of asylum-seekers. An immigration law expert says only Congress can do that.
Brazil's deforestation rate is back up. The UN Security Council has three main options.
What should be done to ensure that the SDGs actually change countries' development trajectories? Here are four practical steps.
Syrian refugees in Lebanon know how best to manage their resources, but food aid currently prevents them.
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.