Category: United Nations

A Critical Overview: Global Food Shortages

Eliminating hunger and malnutrition, and achieving wider global food security is imposing enormous challenges on the world’s policy agenda. A combination of factors are...

World AIDS Day: HIV and post-2015 development

The 1st of December marks World AIDS Day. On this occasion, Lydia Greenaway offers some thoughts on combating the disease, the Millennium Development Goals, and the post-2015...

South-South Cooperation

Traditional international development has often focused on countries of the global North sending aid and expertise to those in the South. This model is...

Africa’s forgotten war

Politics might have kept the Democratic Republic of Congo’s civil war off the global agenda for more than a decade, but the scale of...

A tribute to the Blue Berets (the DPKO)

. Alistair Walker analyses the sacrifices made by the UN’s Department of Peacekeeping Operations in Conflict. Alistair is studying an MA in Interactive Journalism...