Bambang Susantono and Armida Salsiah Alisjahbana
and Kanni Wignaraja –
If the world wants to beat back the COVID-19 pandemic and ensure no one is left behind in the recovery, two issues thrown into sharp relief by the pandemic need attention: digitalisation and regional cooperation.
Sarah Hawkes and Kent Buse –
The pandemic has highlighted the need to ensure that everyone understands that gender equality is a public good, one that will help to usher in the healthier societies we seek.
Junaid Nabi –
The international community must join forces and develop a collective approach to help India address its Covid-19 crisis, not only for moral reasons, but also because the health of other countries’ populations and economies are at stake.
Failure to heal divisions over vaccine availability for developing countries could poison the well of global cooperation and imperil the COP26 climate negotiations. Advanced economies should offer the Global South a “solidarity package”.
In 2021, the Doomsday Clock will remain at just 100 seconds to midnight, indicating an alarmingly high level of existential risk to humanity. The pandemic showed that we cannot take stability and competent governance for granted.
Micah Castelo, Mongabay.com –
The Philippine government has begun the process of relocating more than 200,000 families living along waterways to restore Manila Bay, the main body of water in the capital.
Worldwide, 100 million families are stuck in a cycle of poverty and disease because of the lack of access to clean water. What would it take to slake humanity's thirst for water in a sustainable way?
The tobacco industry in Indonesia is inseparable from controversies and problems related to children's rights. To date, the tobacco industry has not accepted its responsibility for the high number of …