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The imposition of the “Global Gag Rule” by the Trump Administration may, as Bill Gates told the Guardian, “create a void that even a foundation like ours can’t fill.”
Daphne Matziaraki’s powerful short documentary follows a Greek captain and his crew as they save refugees off Lesbos.
AS TRUMP DISMANTLES OBAMA’S CLIMATE LEGACY, PEOPLE’S CLIMATE MOVEMENT ORGANIZES FOR MASS MOBILIZATION IN DC ON APRIL 29
Polar Bears achieved Endangered Species Act protection but they remain in peril from their worst threats: global warming and oil and gas development. The new administration is showing little inclination to protect their habitat.
Financial institutions are exploring the efficiencies and security of the blockchain platform and discovering its potential in bringing the underbanked into a new banking sector.
Don Tapscott, Founder of Global Solution Networks, and co-Author Alex Tapscott, discuss their recently published book “Blockchain Revolution.” They offered a broad overview of blockchain, and what we see in the year ahead. 2016 was arguably the most important year for the tech and GSN governance may be a critical component to the next generation of the Internet.
An update to a 35-year plan for conservation of the Great Barrier reef was sent to UNESCO at the same time the NAIF has given conditional approval for funding of a railroad to serve construction of a giant coal mine.
Greenpeace has come to recognize that some of the successes of their early campaigns concerning complex problems had unintended impacts on indigenous groups.
A network of multi-stakeholders come together each year for 16 Days of Activism Against to end School-related Gender Based Violence, #EndSRGBV.
Independent organizations focus their day-to-day work on the challenges of the AIDS epidemic in their regions as operational and delivery networks, and their local efforts are networked by events such as the World Aids Day into a Global Solution Network.
The recent demonitization of the most-used denominations of Indian currency may have created an unanticipated trend toward financial inclusion.
Despite recent improvements in infrastructure and affordability, internet adoption in Sub-Saharan Africa is not growing rapidly, a report says.
Breakneck growth combined with little regulation over the rapid industrial expansion throughout Asia and the middle east has created dangerous levels of air contamination in many urban areas, Delhi is just the latest example.
Hidden in the chaos of the US presidential vote are climate change issues, and public utility legislation, that have potentially long-reaching implications.
Ever since HAL refused to open the pod bay doors for Dave we’ve been worried about the bad things that smart computers might do to their human creators.
Philanthropy’s role in global problem solving is evolving to make a major difference in the challenge of solution delivery.
We may not always have Paris, as the surprising British “Brexit” vote to leave the European Union may have profound implications for climate policy. Several GSNs have expressed concern that the Vote Leave movement leaves many issues open on the UK role in the climate agreement reached in Paris last year.
The International Center for Transitional Justice has worked in the aftermath of the revolution as a way to impose accountability for atrocities and repression and to provide some redress for the victims. A network of 11 women’s organizations was created to give voices to women.