I do not wish them [women] to have power over men; but over themselves. ― Mary Wollstonecraft, A Vindication of the Rights of Woman Recently, the Under Secretary for Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human Rights addressed students at the American University of Cairo: Women ruled over many

The first-ever UN Summit on Biodiversity took place virtually on Wednesday, Sept. 30, with a record number of nearly 150 countries attending. World leaders, including 72 Heads of State and Government, and prominent conservation figures alike all voiced recognition of

First posited in 1968 by American ecologist Garret Hardin, the Tragedy of the Commons describes a situation where shared environmental resources are overused and exploited, and eventually depleted, posing risks to everyone involved. Hardin argues that to prevent this, there should be

SERIES TITLE: Pipe dream or achievable vision: How can we deliver on the 2030 Agenda? The 2030 Agenda foresees a bright future for humanity, one in which everyone enjoys peace and prosperity on a bountiful planet. But, with nationalism, populism and protectionism

UN Decade of Family Farming (2019-2028): How can the Decade benefit from the policy guidance produced by the Committee on World Food Security? The answer to that question matters: The UN Decade of Family Farming (UNDFF) launched in May 2019 will

Having began in 1993, Nikhil Seth's career with the United Nations involved a number of positions, responsibilities and of course, achievements.  For instance, he served as Director of the Division for Sustainable Development, Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) at

Scroll Up