An elephant in Kenya’s Amboseli National Park. The country wants the death penalty for poachers.
The death penalty and military intervention to combat poaching, isn't the answer to saving endangered species.
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The council has considered terrorism, nuclear weapons and international crime. But it has largely ignored the climate.
From Fela Kuti’s album, ‘Beast of No Nation’.
Beast of No Nation LP.
Fela Kuti's critically engaging lyrics, and his intense and methodical delivery, provide an important window to exposing students to critical understanding of the global system.
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We looked at ten countries in East Africa and found poverty and politics were much more important drivers of conflict and displacement than climate change.
Merkel: looking for a seat at the table.
As the UK and US retreat from the global scene, Germany is ready to step up to preserve the liberal international order and is seeking a seat on the UN Security Council.
Cambodian villagers walk to a courtroom before appeal hearings for two Khmer Rouge senior leaders facing charges of genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity.
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Research on profound human suffering requires more than intellectual understanding of legal and political mechanics. It requires a human journey that goes deeply into victims' experiences and needs.
How do survivors find healing? Chum Mey, a survivor of the Khmer Rouge regime, walks past a portrait of Nuon Chea, a former Khmer Rouge leader.
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The accounts of survivors of Pol Pot's Khmer Rouge show how they were able to find justice and healing by breaking their silence and speaking on behalf of those who were killed.
A cargo ship passes the Golden Gate Bridge outside San Francisco.
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The maritime pollution that drifts to dry land, causes an estimated 400,000 premature deaths and 14 million cases of childhood asthma each year.
Former South African President Jacob Zuma at the 5th anniversary celebrations of the country’s National Development Plan.
It's important yet complicated to align national development plans with the SDGs. But it isn't impossible.
A mural outside a school for Palestinian refugees.
Thousands of staff are employed by the UN's Palestinian refugee agency. Their futures remain uncertain.
Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov at the UN Security Council.
Despite its reputation, Russia has contributed much more to international law than it's sometimes given credit for.
The US is only the 18th happiest country in the world. That's the lowest ranking since reporting began in 2012. What are policymakers doing wrong?
Reports of sexual misconduct by Oxfam aid workers sparked a flurry of other allegations.
To stop sexual exploitation in the aid sector, more self-regulation by NGOs isn't the answer.
Cyril Ramaphosa being sworn in as the President of South Africa by Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng.
Presidents Nelson Mandela and Thabo Mbeki sought to use South Africa's diplomatic service to enable the country to punch above its weight.
Zimbabwe’s LGBT community has long struggled to gain recognition, protection and support.
Zimbabwe’s new president, Emmerson Mnagagwga has offered a glimmer of hope to LGBT people in the country.
Countries affected by prolonged periods of cyber warfare need peacekeeping assistance to recover.
What is the future of Rohingya refugees?
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The way Bangladesh has taken in Rohingyas stands in stark contrast to Europe, which faced an influx of Syrian refugees in similar numbers. I saw how refugee camps were being run in an efficient manner.
Protesting the Trump administration’s decision in Bethlehem.
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With a single cut in donations to a UN agency, Donald Trump has abandoned another norm of US foreign policy. The consequences could be disastrous.
George Weah has his work cut out for him in Liberia.
He's used to ruling on the soccer field, but how will George Weah tackle the job of Liberian president?
Exploring ways to improve the turnaround times for HIV tests on babies.
Diagnosing babies with HIV as early as possible is critical to ensuring that they get onto treatment.