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Rewriting the Book on Education Investment in Africa

March 27, 2017Sandrine Henton, Prateek Jain

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In the EU, Media Portrayals of Ukraine Reveal Europe’s Own Self-Interests

April 1, 2016 | Graham Lee

Depictions of the crisis are often shaped by attitudes that have little to do with Ukraine itself.

A Push for Balanced Drug Policy Is Transforming Pain Relief in India

March 31, 2016 | Naomi Burke-Shyne

Dr. M.R. Rajagopal, founder of Pallium India, is working state by state with health care professionals to make palliative care more pervasive.

Dealing a Blow to Ukraine’s Soviet-Style Public Spending Corruption

March 29, 2016 | Gavin Hayman
An online transparency tool that pulls back the curtain on public procurements is already saving the government money.

The Loophole That Lets the U.S. Government Fund the Use of Child Soldiers

March 28, 2016 | Charu Lata Hogg

Since 2008, it’s been illegal for the United States to support militaries that use child soldiers, but a special provision of the law effectively renders it toothless.

Forensic Evidence Represents a Turning Point for Justice in Guatemala

March 25, 2016 | Louise Olivier

The investigation of one of Latin America’s largest mass graves is proving the critical role of forensic evidence in seeking justice for war crimes.

Journalists in Pakistan Unite to Fight Violence Against Media

March 24, 2016 | Owais Aslam Ali

In a country where violence against media is common, an initiative is creating a united front—and a sense that an attack on one media outlet is an attack on them all.

After Decades of Conflict, Colombia Could Finally Be on the Precipice of Peace

March 23, 2016 | María Victoria Llorente

Colombia is nearing a historic peace agreement with the leftist guerrilla group FARC, but will face many obstacles in implementing the deal.

Brussels’s Response to Attacks Under Scrutiny

March 22, 2016 | Neil Campbell

Two capitals in one: a joint Belgian and European response is how we defeat terrorism.

Paraguayans Embrace Their Right to Information

March 17, 2016 | Ezequiel Santagada

Paraguay’s new access to information law, enacted with the support of civil society organizations, has been used to uncover corruption across various government agencies.

Filmmakers in Syria Humanize a Conflict Overwhelmed by Media Images

March 16, 2016 | Ali Atassi

To counterbalance endless images of violence and rubble, a group in Syria is training filmmakers to excavate personal stories from the conflict.

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