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A shining example of a woman's work

(Part four of Elizabeth Gore's blog series on Ethiopia) It was a pleasure to visit Sesuagno Mola, who lives in a small village one hour...

Girls are the future of Ethiopia

(Part three of Elizabeth Gore's blog series on Ethiopia) I am sitting in the small village of Lalibela, a sub-district of Achefer in...

A 12-year-old's 18-hour work day

(Part two of Elizabeth Gore's blog series on Ethiopia) In a small one-room education center next to the bus stop in a slum in Addis...

The United Nations Foundation is in every corner of Ethiopia

The UN Foundation’s executive director of global partnerships just wrapped up an extensive trip to Ethiopia, which brought her from rural...

Young Delegates Turn to the UN

Ask Generation Y (20-somethings) to name one reason they get involved with international causes and likely, you will receive a host of varying...

The mHealth Moment: Wall Street Journal Technology Innovation Award Spotlights mHealth

Could a mobile phone be a key tool in the prevention of disease outbreaks and epidemics? Judges on the Wall Street Journal's Technology...

Largest Investor Group Ever Calls for Strong Climate Change Agreement

Investors are sounding the alarm on climate change. On September 16, 2009, the world’s largest global investors issued a joint call for...

Empowering Women Entrepreneurs in Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula to Preserve World Heritage

Meet Lizbeth Pool Uc, co-founder of Flor de Tajonal, a women’s cooperative in the small town of Felipe Carrillo Puerto, Mexico that makes...

Experts Bridge Chasm Between Technology and Development

Around the world, 5.7 billion people live in countries where infrastructure, healthcare, and social services are often unreliable or...

The Galapagos Islands - Biodiversity on the Brink

Many of us first read about the Galápagos Islands in a high school biology text book. Charles Darwin's famous theory of evolution was...

 
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