Hundreds of thousands of tons of plastic remain uncollected on Caribbean islands each year and voluminous waves of plastic waste wash up on the shores, especially after severe storms.

Karin Erika Kemper, Tahseen Sayed |

Hoy en día son cientos de miles las toneladas de plástico que cada año quedan sin recoger en las islas del Caribe, mientras grandes olas de desechos plásticos llegan a sus costas, sobre todo luego…

Karin Kemper, Tahseen Sayed |

This blog post was co-authored by Franz Drees-Gross, Director, Transport and ICT Global Practice, and Ede Ijjasz-Vasquez, Senior Director, Social, Urban, Rural and Resilience Global Practice.…

Franz Drees-Gross, Ede Ijjasz-Vasquez |

In 2006, I was working in Aceh, Indonesia (with the Red Cross), a region devastated by the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami. Amongst other post-disaster recovery activities, we were working with 20…

Saurabh Dani |

Les conflits et les incertitudes liés à l’économie s’accroissent au Moyen-Orient et en Afrique du Nord (MENA). Si les causes des conflits sont multiples, leur impact négatif sur le bien-être des…

Aziz Atamanov, Nandini Krishnan |

شهدت منطقة الشرق الأوسط وشمال أفريقيا  موجة من الصراعات و وعدم استقرار الأوضاع الاقتصادية، وفي الوقت الذي تتباين فيه أسباب الصراع، فإن الأثر السلبي الذي يتركه على أحوال الناس كبير.  واليوم، تعتبر…

Aziz Atamanov, Nandini Krishnan |

The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) has witnessed a surge of conflict and economic uncertainty and, while the causes of conflict vary, there is no ambiguity about the negative impact it has on…

Aziz Atamanov, Nandini Krishnan |

"The average length of time that refugees spend in camps is 17 years." This cruel statistic has been quoted many times, influencing our perception of refugee crises as never-ending…

Xavier Devictor, Quy-Toan Do |

También disponible en: Inglés Mientras Marruecos se prepara para ser el país anfitrión de la próxima reunión mundial sobre cambio climático en noviembre de 2016, el mundo dirige su mirada hacia la…

Martin Heger, Maria Sarraf |

Earlier this year, the Metropolitan Policy Program and the Center on Children and Families at Brookings released a study on multidimensional poverty and race in America. The study shows why it’s…

Paul Prettitore |