Streaming services are carrying more foreign-language content. While people are stuck at home because of the pandemic, why not use the time to improve their language skills?
While staying at home during the pandemic, foreign language learners can improve their vocabulary and comprehension by watching films and television shows in the language they are studying.
Conspiracy theories about COVID-19 abound.
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Don't jump to conclusions about 5G conspiracy theories or those that believe in them.
Un pompier déplaçant un rang de combinaisons de protection, pour faire face à l'épidémie du Covid-19 qui a touché la Belgique, le 12 avril 2020 à Bruxelles.
Avec la crise sanitaire mondiale qui nous touche actuellement, comment la Belgique, pourtant bien rodée à la gestion de crise, a-t-elle mal appréhendé l’urgence de la situation ?
Leymah Gbowee, the head of Monrovia’s Women in Peacebuilding Network, stands in front of a sign calling for peaceful elections in Liberia in 2017.
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Local peacebuilders must step up to the plate with support from their counterparts in the international community.
PODCAST: How the internet has and hasn't changed the game for the spread of conspiracy theories.
Chief of staff Katie Telford, left, and then-principal secretary Gerald Butts look on as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau delivers remarks in Ottawa in December 2016.
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Canada has the largest cohort of political staff in any Anglo-Westminster country. Is it time for reform?
Supporters of the anti-Islam party Pegida attend a rally in Copenhagen on January 19, 2015.
The perception of an immigrant threat in Europe is often thought to be driven by rising numbers of asylum seekers, but research indicates that political and media discourses are often the driving factor.
Certain wasps and flies which lay their eggs in specific species such as aphids could be a sustainable form of pest control.
An artisanal mine.
Artisanal and industrial mining have a different impact on local conflict in eastern Congo.
A newspaper vendor outside a polling station during the 2011 elections in Nigeria.
Nigerian print media played a crucial role in monitoring violence, and thereby deterring it.
Many hands make light work.
Economic growth should be reimagined not only at the macro level, but also at the micro, business level. Social enterprises offer new, collaborative approaches to growth that maximize societal impact.
The beneficiation of diamonds has brought great benefits to Botswana.
New analysis indicates that a strict beneficiation policy might not lead to optimal developmental outcomes.
En avril 2016 de nombreux Français s'étaient réunis dans le cadre de la mobilisation ‘Nuit Debout’ et avaient expérimenté des débats, conférences et propositions de démocratie participative. Paris, place de la République.
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Des assemblées citoyennes composées de membres tirés au sort ont été organisées dans de nombreux pays, remettant en question le monopole des élus.
Research suggests that women enterprises in Tanzania are shy to take up business loans.
Women-owned small business in Tanzania stay away from formal loans because of their negative beliefs about loans.
A negative performance review along with the knowledge that one is not considered to be ‘highly sought after talent,’ can be demotivating to your staff.
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Don't tell your employee they are not doing well, according to new research. "White lies" coming form managers to staff about how well they are doing can help with their motivation.
More than 70% of Rwanda’s population are subsistence farmers.
Findings from several scientific studies show the real impact of Rwanda's agricultural policies and the challenges it faces.
A soldier stands guard after a clash with demobilised ex-rebel fighters at the entrance of Bouaké,Côte d'Ivoire, 23 May 2017.
Côte d'Ivoire's government needs to provide different incentives and opportunities to former combatants.
A school teacher, leads a class at the Obama Primary School in Kenya.
The impact of peace education or human rights courses ultimately depends on how teachers -- who may not be neutral -- implement them.
New militant groups have emerged in Nigeria’s Delta region.
Nigeria's disarmament, demobilisation and reintegration programme includes monthly allowances which created new problems in the Niger Delta region.
Denmark is considered the happiest country in the world.
Increasing well-being is generally accepted as one of the essential components of social progress. But which measure of well-being – if any – should we use ?