July 15, 2019Sustainable Development Goals (UN)
This week, representatives from UN member states meet to discuss progress on six goals of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
July 11, 2019West Africa
Oxfam and Development Finance International (DFI) have developed the Commitment to Reducing Inequality Index (CRI). The index ranks 157 countries by their commitment to reducing inequality through increased spending on health and education, taxing the rich more than the poor, and paying a living wage.
July 11, 2019United States Presidential Election (2020)
The Democratic and Republican presidential contenders have begun defining their approach to major foreign policy issues as they jockey for position in their parties’ primaries.
July 9, 2019Zimbabwe
Four years ago, on July 2, 2015, a Minneapolis Dentists killed a well-known Lion, Cecil, in a Zimbabwe trophy hunt with a bow and arrow. Cecil was something of a star in the developed world.
July 9, 2019China
Under President Xi Jinping, China is pressing the United Nations’ human rights body to favor national sovereignty and development over calling out domestic rights abuses.
July 9, 2019International Organizations
Test your knowledge of international organizations and treaties, including long-standing defense alliances and the United Nations.