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0 Chelsea Clinton champions youth engagement and women’s rights

Chelsea Clinton leads a plenary discussion at CGI 2013.CGI (New York) – Chelsea Clinton recognizes that being the daughter of a former US President and former Secretary State pushes her onto the American political stage. It is an opportunity rather than a burden for Clinton. In a conversation with a…

0 Any innovations at the big conferences this week? “Not really.”

CGI As you probably heard, this week New York City played host to word leaders at the United Nations, celebrities and businessmen at the Clinton Global Initiative, as well as young techies passionate about development at the Social Good conference. Lucky for you, Humanosphere’s man on the East Coast, Tom…

8 The dilemma of eating locally and hurting others globally

Farmer plants rice in the Philippines. Credit: International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) Want to change the world? Many tell you to start at the grocery story…or with your local farmers market. Eat less meat, go organic, eat local and eat healthier. Such recommendations can be heard just about anywhere and…

0 And the next president of the World Bank will be …

Probably an American and possibly, some say, Bill Clinton or Andy Summers. The World Bank is an institution created in the closing days of World War II to provide loans to poor and/or struggling countries based on the concept that a healthy global economy is good for all of us.…

0 Wordy word AIDS Day

No, that’s not a typo. I’ve decided to mark this 30th anniversary of the recognized beginning of the pandemic as Wordy AIDS Day rather than use its official name, World AIDS Day, because most of what the international community is doing is saying they want to continue the fight against…

0 AIDS Meeting: Link Round-Up

At the 2010 International AIDS Conference, Bill Clinton and Bill Gates urged the world to continue the progress made against the pandemic, scientists report success with a new HIV-preventive tool for women and UNAIDS reminded us that 10 million HIV-positive people who need treatment are not getting it: The two…