Sex work is often seen as a social taboo, despite the fact that there are many millions of adults engaged in consensual sex work globally. There is an active conversation happening among international organizations and national government bodies about whether

Since 2010, the FAO has been receiving unearmarked funds. The impact has been significant and  the FAO is advocating for more. Advocating for more unearmarked or pooled funding For years, FAO has been strongly advocating for more unearmarked or less-earmarked funding and

For the everyday consumer, there is a wealth of information about eco-friendly and sustainable fashion: websites and magazines dedicated to sourcing ethical brands and retailers to boycott or advocate, but there is never a complete clean and ethical choice. Most

A shortage of primary care physicians  is predicted by 2025. With medical school applicants at a steady rise, why are there not enough graduates entering the primary care field? There is a well-established training process on what specialty physician's choose after completing

EDITOR’S NOTE: THIS PIECE IS AUTHORED BY IRINA BOKOVA, DIRECTOR- GENERAL OF UNESCO SINCE 2009. THIS PIECE IS PART OF A SERIES EXPLORING THE SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS. SEE THE INTRODUCTION TO THE SERIES HERE.  With the adoption of the 2030 Agenda

Editor's Note: This post was previously published in The (Mis-)Adventures of Kittu Pannu.  Dear President-elect Donald J. Trump, You’ve done the unthinkable. You’ve convinced a little more than half of the country that you’re the right man for the highest office of

The Met Opera will gather in May 2017 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of its residency at the Lincoln Centre. As the 2016-2017 season opens, change is in the air and with good reason:ticket sales have, unfortunately,  been lagging for

What governance changes are needed? With the Sustainable Development Goals we now have an ambitious and comprehensive new framework for sustainable development adopted by all countries, and here to guide countries for the next decades. The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

The Way Forward for Impact Investors Review of “Investing in the Sustainable Development Goals in Kenya - A Primer for Philanthropists and Other Social Investors" – pdf report (40 pages) produced by Dalberg - Foreword by S. Chatterjee, UN Resident Coordinator

If national polls are to be believed, it would seem that next week America will shatter that ultimate glass ceiling and elect its first woman president, Trump permitted. However, this election season is exceptional, not just because it promises to

Scroll Up
impakter-logo-light

Editor's Pick Newsletter

~ Once a week only ~

You have Successfully Subscribed!