24 Feb 2010 - 15 Jun 2017
The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria has saved and prolonged millions of lives. Yet at this precise moment when the global community should be doing all it can to support the Fund, it is under the most serious assault it has endured in its ten-year history.
Posted in: Africa, Europe, Health, United StatesTopics: Barack Obama, Belgium, economic crisis, Eric Goosby, Germany, Global Fund, HIV/AIDS, Ireland, Italy, Jeffrey Sachs, malaria, Netherlands, PEPFAR, public health, Spain, Stephen Lewis, tuberculosis, United States, World Economic Forum
A group of writers including Zadie Smith, Chimamanda Adiche, and Aleksander Hemon take a look at education systems in conflict-affected countries around the world.
Posted in: Asia, Education & Youth, Europe, Media & ArtsTopics: Aleksander Hemon, Bangladesh, Bosnia, Chimamanda Adiche, education reform, Guernica, Haiti, Hardeep Sing Kholi, Hugh McLean, India, Kamila Shamsie, Nathalie Handal, Nepal, Nick Laird, Nigeria, Pakistan, Palestine, Petina Guppah, Rachel Holmes, South Africa, Tahmima Anam, Zadie Smith, Zimbabwe, Zukisa Wanner
The creation of a European Endowment for Democracy could provide vital support for activists trying to open up closed societies without the stifling restrictions normally connected to EU assistance.
In a setback for equal rights, the Israeli Supreme Court rejected a series of petitions challenging a law that, among other things, makes it impossible for Palestinians to acquire Israeli citizenship through marriage.
Stacks of formerly classified documents about a torture program may seem like cold and impersonal things, but what they contain couldn’t be more intimate or harrowingly human.
BBC correspondent Razia Iqbal talks about her experience interviewing students about life in a diverse and multicultural East London community.
The lives of two American heroes ended quietly last week—two Americans who believed deeply in the Constitution, its meaning, and its promise. Despite facing some of the ugliest aspects of our nation’s actions, both stood by their beliefs that America could do better.
The Kenya Hospice and Palliative Care Association is a grantee of the Open Society Public Health Program and Open Society Initiative for Eastern Africa. Julia Strong, a Volunteer Resource Mobilizer with the association, shares some recent lessons learned about online communication.
Growing up, I was never sure of my identity. As the adopted son of ethnically Bulgarian parents, I was afraid of what others might think if I told them I was Roma. Attending Barvalipe helped me understand who I was.
A central figure in the most important political struggles of our time, Vaclav Havel often championed those whose cause seemed most hopeless. His death is an occasion for deep mourning and, simultaneously, for celebration of the triumph of the human spirit.
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