15 Results for:

April 12, 2017

Development
Kenya-women_RTX2B0R8 Big Data Is Filling Gender Data Gaps—And Pushing Us Closer to Gender Equality

Voices from the Field features contributions from scholars and practitioners highlighting new research, thinking, and approaches to development challenges. This article is authored by Emily Courey Pr…

September 20, 2017

Labor and Employment
Play Ryder/Pollard David A. Morse Lecture: The Future of Work - A Conversation With Guy Ryder

International Labour Organization Director-General Guy Ryder discusses the future of work, including the impact of automation on jobs, education and skills development for emerging sectors, and the c…

April 28, 2017

Global
Play RTSQA6Y_EC.jpg Keynote: 2017 Conference on Diversity in International Affairs

Following a welcome message by James Lindsay, Calvin Sims, in conversation with Mira Patel, launch the 2017 Conference on Diversity in International Affairs with a keynote address about leadership, m…

January 12, 2017

Development
Podcast India-brick-factory-female-workerRTXE1N8.jpg Boosting Women’s Participation in the Economy in Emerging Markets

Drawing on more than a decade of experience researching emerging economies in Asia, Kalpana Kochhar will discuss gender equalities inhibiting economic growth, as well as strategies for removing struc…

June 9, 2016

Arctic
Play RTR2K80E_EC.jpg A Discussion on National Security Risks in the Changing Arctic

Experts discuss challenges for U.S. national security in the Arctic region.

June 1, 2016

Development
Podcast Migrant Construction Workers in Shanghai Revitalizing Economic Growth in the Twenty-First Century: A Conversation with Kweilin Ellingrud and Christopher Ruhm

According to a new McKinsey Global Institute (MGI) report, advancing women’s equality could add $12 trillion to GDP by 2025. This seminal report, entitled “The Power of Parity,” is the product of res…

April 22, 2015

International Organizations
A photo of Earth—dubbed "Earthrise"—taken by U.S. astronaut William Anders during the Apollo 8 mission in December 1968. Earth Gets Its Day: When Will It Get Its Due?

Earth Day 2015 finds the planet in dire straits. Future generations will mock the inanity of designating a single day each year to honor the Earth while despoiling the planet on which human well-bein…

December 8, 2014

China
A herd of elephants confronts a hippopotamus at a watering hole in Hwange National Park October 14, 2014. The watering hole was one of several that were contaminated by poachers with cyanide in 2013, leading to the death of at least 100 animals, according to Zimbabwean authorities. Picture taken October 14, 2014. REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo (ZIMBABWE - Tags: ANIMALS CRIME LAW) Allen Grane: Combating the African Wildlife Trade in China

Allen Grane is a research associate for Africa studies at the Council on Foreign Relations. Recently, the Animal Planet aired a documentary entitled “Saving Africa’s Giants with Yao Ming.” The show,…

December 12, 2014

International Organizations
A Chinese fishing vessel that ran aground in Tubbataha Reef, a UNESCO World Heritage site, is pictured in Palawan Province, west of Manila. No Blue, No Green: Climate Change and the Fate of the Oceans

Coauthored with Alexandra Kerr, assistant director of the International Institutions and Global Governance program at the Council on Foreign Relations. Extreme fluctuations in the global environment…

June 25, 2013

Transnational Crime
The Global Regime for Transnational Crime

This page is part of the Global Governance Monitor. Scope of the Challenge Over the past two decades, as the world economy has globalized, so has its illicit counterpart. The global impact of t…