The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has earned over the years persistent bad press for its work to assist in a highly controversial area, family planning. Maligned and misunderstood, its activities have been summarily equated to the promotion of birth

From the 26-28th of June representatives of over 100 countries and regions met in Rome for three days of talks. The pre-Summit would serve as a prelude to the main UN Food Systems Summit taking place in September.  This event is

As the last few weeks have once again made shockingly clear, the next century will be one where humanity has to adapt to increasingly extreme weather events as a result of global warming. We are in crisis, and need to

The annual Future Policy Award, also known as “the Oscar for Best Policies,” aims to promote policies on a worldwide scale and heighten the speed of policy action. It is the “first and only award that recognizes policies for the

This is the summer of Italy on the World Stage--And recognition of One Health as a global concern: What happens in the Fall when the G20 meets? Will the G20 follow up on the recognition given to One Health by

As Afghanistan spirals into chaos and is increasingly overtaken by the Taliban, it has become the one country where conflict, pandemic, and misogyny merge with exceptional force. A perfect storm as COVID-19 rates are soaring with only about 1.6% of

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This article is part of an editorial collaboration with Heifer International. It was first published on the Heifer International blog.  Healthy soil is the foundation to rebuilding the food system in the United States according to Rodale Institute’s Jeff Tkach. “Soil health is

We live in times of near-universal connectivity. As a result, almost every major public health issue of global concern has followed the well-worn path of widespread expert endorsement based on the best available evidence + a high-powered advocacy spokesperson, all

Solver Alia Rasoully, President of WISE Afghanistan, is uplifting women in Afghanistan by providing access to education and healthcare. Afghanistan has one of the highest maternal mortality rates in the world. Every 27 minutes a woman in Afghanistan dies due to childbirth, with

Editor’s Note: Sweta Srivastava Vikram is an international speaker, best-selling author of 12 books, and Ayurveda and mindset coach whose latest novel, Louisiana Catch, was reviewed on Impakter when it came out in 2018. Her 13th book, A Piece of

President Biden significantly chose Europe as his first trip abroad. As he boarded the plane to attend the G7 Summit in the U.K., he announced that “the U.S. is back”. And that is in fact the biggest result of his

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