Secure land rights play a key role in addressing the climate crisis. Yet billions of peoples’ rights to the lands and resources they live on and manage are unrecognized.

Wael Zakout, Andy White |

As the world becomes increasingly urbanized, the number of megacities is growing rapidly. Today there are 37 cities worldwide with populations of greater than 10 million, and 84 with populations…

Philip E. Karp, Peter Ellis, Barjor Mehta |

“You can’t hold back time, ” goes the saying (and the song). Indeed, the Laws of Nature dictate that people and societies get older and older, whether we like it or not. But let me pose a question…

Laura Bailey |

About this series More blog posts Forced displacement is a global crisis that requires urgent humanitarian action. But as displacement tends to last many years – with long-term impacts on the…

Ede Ijjasz-Vasquez, Jo de Berry |

On ne mettra pas fin à l’extrême pauvreté sans briser le cercle vicieux de la fragilité et du conflit   À l’horizon 2030, plus de la moitié des individus les plus démunis du monde vivront dans des…

Sri Mulyani Indrawati |

Por primera vez en la historia, la cantidad de personas que viven en extrema pobreza ha bajado a menos del 10 %. El mundo nunca ha tenido metas tan ambiciosas en materia de desarrollo como sucede…

Sri Mulyani Indrawati |

Ministers, mayors, senior officials and experts from both the social protection and urban development spheres wrapped-up their intensive discussion at the 2015 South-South Learning Forum in…

Mohamad Al-Arief |

Ministers, mayors, senior officials and experts from both the social protection and urban development spheres wrapped-up their intensive discussion at the 2015 South-South Learning Forum in…

Mohamad Al-Arief |

Every moment- but most especially today- we should celebrate young people and the great potential they have. Happy International Youth Day! I’ve been fortunate to meet and talk to several bright…

Claudia Costin |

你叫萨拉,你居住在纽约或内罗毕,你把时间主要花在照料家人和做小买卖上。你的日子过得比你母亲舒适,你孩子的前途比你原本期望的更光明。然而,当你丈夫对你不断做大买卖的压抑已经的不满变得具有暴力性并痛打你之时,这种光景就不复存在了。 不久后,他便开始监控你的通话记录和去处,轻视你并毒打你。他有时会向你道歉,而你也希望情况有所好转。但当他知道你打算以自己名字开个银行账户时,他便放火烧掉你的商店,…

Caren Grown |