Four months after the military coup on May 22, it is emerging that Thailand will either end up with the most benevolent, enlightened and effective military-dominated regime of the country's political annals that will clean up graft and institute reforms like no previous government could, or an inevitable collision course between pro- and anti-coup forces.
The Impact of the Internet on Society: A Global Perspective MIT Technology Review The Internet is the decisive technology of the Information Age, and with the explosion of wireless communication in the early twenty-first century, we can say that...
EurActiv Millennium Goals leave the most deprived behind EurActiv A report by the NGO ATD Fourth World highlights the failures of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) in the struggle against poverty, claiming some performance measures exclude...
It is time for all us heroes to go home because, if we do, we’ll notice that we’re not alone. We’re surrounded by people just like us. They too want to contribute, they too have ideas, they want to be useful to others and solve their own problems.
As 2015 approaches, the international community is discussing the importance of education in the post-2015 international agenda.Education Ministers, with support from UNESCO, have already committed to a last “big push” to reach the Education for All (EFA) goals, while the UN Secretary-General’s Global Education First Initiative is mobilizing world leaders around the centrality of education.UNESCO's contribution to the debate
UN deputy secretary general says failure to address sanitation and open defecation threatens disaster for third of humanity (RT @ADBSocial: Progress in the millennium development goal on #sanitation will help achieve at least 4 other goals
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today announced the start of the global celebration of the 70th anniversary of the United Nations, which will aim to honour the historic breadth of the Organization’s development, security and human rights work, and ultimately, unite the international community in common cause to enable a strong UN to realize a better world.