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April 25, 2019

Americas
China's Green Investments Won't Undo Its Environmental Damage to Latin America

While solar panels, electric buses, and wind turbines emerge, fossil fuel usage and demand for commodities continue to degrade Latin America’s environment.

An aerial view shows a deforested area of the Amazon jungle in southeast Peru caused by illegal mining during a police operation to destroy illegal machinery and equipment used by wildcat miners in Madre de Dios, Peru, February 19, 2019.

October 17, 2018

Women and Women's Rights
International Day of the Girl Child: A Conversation with Kakenya Ntaiya and Sarah Craven

Girls’ education is one of the most effective development investments. Yet 130 million girls remain out of school, and each year, twelve million girls are married before their eighteenth birthday. To…

Podcast Jedidah Nkadayo, a 12 year old Maasai girl who was rescued from marriage, listens to her teacher at a boarding school in Kajiado, Kenya on January 13, 1999.

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The Civil Society, Markets, and Democracy (CSMD) program seeks to better the understanding of the economic, political, and social dynamics shaping the twenty-first century.

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April 7, 2016

International Organizations
The Race to Be UN Secretary-General: Five Questions for the Candidates

The following is a guest post by Megan Roberts, associate director of the International Institutions and Global Governance program at the Council on Foreign Relations. Next week the United Nations G…

United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon waves as he arrives at the donors Conference for Syria in London, Britain February 4, 2016.