Drones have a big role to play in the development of emerging economies. However, rampant misconceptions and misunderstandings of what these ‘birds’, ‘toys’, ‘kites’, ‘bombs’ are, and what they do, is threatening their proliferation in the developing world. Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

Around the world human rights are not effectively protected, often creating a sequence of suffering, poverty and instability in sustainable development. It is important to first understand what is meant by human rights. Simply, they are fundamental to all human

EDITOR’S NOTE: THIS PIECE IS AUTHORED BY, OLAV KJORVEN, UNICEF's Director for Public Partnerships. THIS PIECE IS PART OF A SERIES EXPLORING THE SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS. SEE THE INTRODUCTION TO THE SERIES HERE.  Over the last three to four years I

Gender equality and women´s empowerment are essential to transform our world. Gender inequality affects women and girls in every country, stagnating their social, educational and economic advance. Fighting against gender inequality is vital to deal with challenges in society, from promoting

EDITOR’S NOTE:  THIS PIECE IS AUTHORED BY NICHOLAS ALIPUI AND SHANNON O'SHEA, EXPERT ON CHILD HEALTH, DEVELOPMENT AND AGENDA 2030 PROGRAMME SPECIALIST OF UNICEF.THIS PIECE IS PART OF A SERIES EXPLORING THE SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS. SEE THE INTRODUCTION TO THE SERIES

Bioterrorist? Bane of “Big Pharma”? Angel of equity? Industry gadfly? Unrealistic idealist? I have no doubt that some pharmaceutical industry representatives would paint Marcia Angell, MD, former editor-in-chief of The New England Journal of Medicine and author of The Truth

Editor’s Note: This is the eighth piece in a series exploring the Sustainable Development Goals. See the introduction to the series here. Why is it that some countries enjoy sustained levels of peace and prosperity while others remain trapped in cycles of war

David Morley has been President and CEO of UNICEF Canada since March 14, 2011. Prior to this, Mr. Morley served as President and CEO of Save the Children Canada, and before that was Executive Director of Medecins Sans Frontieres/Doctors without Borders Canada. Mr.

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