Today 785 million people around the world lack access to safe water. This is a crisis. It’s a women’s crisis, a children’s crisis and it is a global health crisis. As the world navigates the pandemic brought on by the

I established the Cherie Blair Foundation for Women in 2008 with the sole purpose of empowering women entrepreneurs in low- and middle-income countries. Through our leading global programmes and advocacy work, we give women access to the skills and knowledge

In the past fifty years, humans have managed to destroy 60 percent of animal populations. Among them, one is of historic importance: The ancient Skyros horse, whose ancestors are said to adorn the Parthenon frieze. At the start of the

We at Impakter stand against racism wherever and whenever it has occurred and is still occurring. We share this position with our sister publication, Impakter Italia, and we are happy to publish these two pieces, one documenting a recent European

Whatever you want to call it, the novel coronavirus pandemic is a Universal Health Crisis everywhere. In response, a global initiative was launched on April 24, 2020, by the World Health Organization to help mobilize the resources needed to protect

2019 was a “tipping point” for child and youth activism within the United Nations and beyond…in 2020 it’s our turn to act for and with them, and in solidarity across generations, especially in the face of global crises like the

IMPAKTER IS PARTNERING WITH HUNDREDS OF NEWSROOMS IN THE CLIMATE COVERAGE INITIATIVE  Today, 1 June, we are celebrating the day Impakter was founded six years ago and we are pleased to announce that we have joined the Climate Coverage Initiative, a

President Trump has announced his decision to withdraw the United States from the World Health Organization (WHO) and threatens to do so with the World Trade Organization (WTO). If the U.S. also pulls out of WTO, it could affect preferential trade rules

Intrinsic, defined as belonging naturally; essential, inherent and ineradicable. In the context of my work as the head of IFAW, we have a guiding principle: Individual animals possess intrinsic value. In other words, all wildlife has value — whether a "monetary"

Two different health-related American "rebellions" signal far-reaching consequences which will make it much harder to "put Humpty-Dumpty back together again” unless actions are taken soon. One is global, the other domestic, and we shall look at them more closely in turn. The first is

With the COVID-19 crisis highlighting the crucial importance of a balanced relation with nature and interdependence of human, animal and environmental health, Cristina Eghenter, Deputy Director, Social Development, WWF-Indonesia, argues that learning from Indigenous Peoples is the best way to

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought the spread of zoonotic diseases to the fore, with evidence mounting that bats infected another animal, an ‘intermediate host’, perhaps pangolins, which subsequently transmitted the virus to humans. Endangered bats are being culled in China and Indonesia,

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