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At UN Week It’s The Voices from Communities That Are Loudest

At UN Week It’s The Voices from Communities That Are Loudest

Heads of State took the headlines on Tuesday, September 21 as Presidents Biden and Bolsonaro kicked off the General Assembly debate, with many others following them. Yet, the central theme of the day was inclusivity

Climate
Equity, Inclusiveness, and Solidarity Are on the Agenda As Africa Speaks Up

Equity, Inclusiveness, and Solidarity Are on the Agenda As Africa Speaks Up

Equity and inclusiveness took center stage on day two of UN Week. African voices called for more just, inclusive, and equitable policies in health, climate, and wellbeing across the globe. Among the day’s many Climate Week sessions

Inclusive Economy
Trendsetters Discuss Technology and Fashion at Concordia Summit

Trendsetters Discuss Technology and Fashion at Concordia Summit

Emerging trends in fashion and technology were on the agenda today at the 2021 Concordia Annual Summit in New York. Speakers expressed a desire to change the status quo, in part as a way to move to

Citizenship & Rights
Concordia Summit Spotlights Vaccines, Digital Access, and Climate Solutions

Concordia Summit Spotlights Vaccines, Digital Access, and Climate Solutions

As the 2021 Concordia Annual Summit kicked off on September 20 in New York, the impact of COVID-19 as an accelerator of poverty and the need to rapidly move to clean energy took center stage.

Climate
Newest Government Role: Chief Heat Officer

Newest Government Role: Chief Heat Officer

Fancy a job in a hot seat? They don’t come much hotter than the new positions just created in Miami-Dade County, Florida and Athens, Greece. The role of chief heat officer has emerged as part

Health
Made in Africa: A Conversation with Chinny Ogunro

Made in Africa: A Conversation with Chinny Ogunro

“If I have to decide between creating one large hospital that impacts a small number of very, very wealthy lives, but makes me personally rich, versus having a large number of small clinics, that impacts

Citizenship & Rights
Asian Workers Act to Hold Brands Accountable for Working Conditions

Asian Workers Act to Hold Brands Accountable for Working Conditions

For several days in June 2020, in the midst of a raging pandemic, hundreds of women walked long distances from their homes to protest the sudden shutdown of a factory unit in Bangalore in southern

Governance
Books Driving Change: Gillian Tett and Anthro-Vision

Books Driving Change: Gillian Tett and Anthro-Vision

It pays to embrace strange, not run away or deride it. And to ask questions and be curious about how other people live. If we'd had that mentality at the beginning of COVID-19, it could

Governance
Jeffrey Neal on Rebranding Public Service

Jeffrey Neal on Rebranding Public Service

Public service needs a rebranding. It needs to emphasize that it is one of the best ways individuals can make a significant difference to society, which should help it compete with tech giants and other

Climate
Don’t Despair, These Climate Leaders Are Taking Action

Don’t Despair, These Climate Leaders Are Taking Action

This week’s report from the UN's Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change offers a catastrophic assessment of the speed at which the planet is warming and the time we have to avert disaster. While many are

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