Hillary Clinton

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…

1 Better Data will Empower More Women

Polio vaccination team member, Sujata Roy, marks a house during a campaign in Balarampota village.Gates Foundation (New York) – Melinda Gates and Hillary Clinton agree, better data is vital to achieving lasting women’s empowerment. The gains made over the past few decades are encouraging they said while speaking at the…

3 Without more money, it’s the end of the beginning of the end of AIDS

Tomorrow is World AIDS Day and most organizations that had something to say about this have already said it. Most said: “We can end AIDS.” Secretary of State Hillary ClintonFlickr, by Roger H. Goun Secretary of State Hillary Clinton called for creating an “AIDS-free generation” and on Thursday released the…

0 What’s the haps in Busan

Busan is the second largest city in South Korea and one of the world’s biggest port cities. If you knew that, maybe you already know about the big “high-level” meeting there this week featuring folks like Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, former British Prime Minister…

1 How should U.S. respond when Somali militants threaten famine relief?

Somali mother cradles her malnourished, ill childUN The Al-Shabaab Somali militants affiliated with Al Qaida have vowed to continue their attacks on civilians after taking responsibility for a suicide bombing in Mogadishu that has killed anywhere from 70 to 100 people. The UN refugee agency says this is likely to…

0 The Guardian on mixing up defense and development

The Guardian examines the uneasy, risky, issues involved when we too closely try to combine foreign aid with foreign policy in the context of what’s happening now in Egypt. Over the last two weeks, images emerged from Egypt revealing foreign aid as a crucial protagonist in the ongoing protests…. What…

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