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As the world marks International Anticorruption Day, many of us are turning our focus to one of the most critical elements of effective anti-corruption: asset recovery.
Negotiating can be hard work. Whether it’s buying a new car or pressing for a higher salary, many people find negotiating intimidating.
There is no doubt entrepreneurship is part of our DNA as U.S. citizens, but we certainly don’t have a monopoly on innovative ideas and creativity. I learned this and much more during my recent trip to Nuevo Laredo and Monterrey, Mexico, to celebrate Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW).
This week, I’m proud to be in Paris, where the United States and countries around the world are working toward an ambitious global climate agreement at the 21st Conference of the Parties, also known as COP21.
This month’s meeting of world leaders, NGOs, civil society groups and other advocates at the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Paris comes at a time when upwards of a billion people on our planet lack access to reliable electricity. Nearly half live in Africa.
World leaders are gathering in Paris this week for the 21st United Nations climate conference, known as COP21.
In the remote towns and villages of El Salvador’s mountainous northern region, school enrollment is up, people can now access services, and business is on the rise.
It’s hard to believe that what began as a simple cry for opportunity and human rights has become the biggest humanitarian crisis of our time.
President Obama has said, “Disability rights aren't just civil rights to be enforced here at home; they're universal rights to be recognized and promoted around the world.”
Trends show an increasing demand for climate knowledge in young people.
Recently, the leaders of the G20 issued an important statement that included some major ramifications for international security and stability in cyberspace.
Abel Humberto Hernández is a dairy farmer whose business, My Puebla Dairy, in the northern Salvadoran municipality of Dolores, has been in his family for generations.
In a semi-arid region of East Africa, an unforeseen lack of rain is leading to a dismal farming season, undermining development progress. In Central America, agroforestry projects are slowed by a severe drought that is making it difficult to plant and grow new crops.
Rainy weather did not deter the sea of poncho-clad and umbrella-clutching visitors eagerly awaiting the arrival of Pope Francis at St. Peter’s Square.
Yesterday at the Paris Climate Change Conference, two of the world’s leading multinational consumer goods companies unveiled an important new supply-chain program aimed at protecting the world’s forests and combating climate change.
I just returned from the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development’s (OECD) Eurasia week where I discussed how to create sustainable investment climates in the Eurasia region.
In order to control the HIV epidemic, save lives and get people on sustained treatment, we need to move now, together, with a sense of urgency and purpose. This is the time to push. This is the time to work. The time to act is now.
Diseases don’t stop at international borders, which is why the ongoing fight against Ebola in West Africa has taken a special focus on border management.
You don’t have to look far to see diplomacy happening in U.S. communities. Last academic year, nearly 975,000 international students studied at colleges and universities in the United States. These students bring greater diversity to American classrooms, prompting wider conversations and broadening perspectives, which help push creativity and innovation.
Every day, we are seeing and feeling the effects of climate change -- here and across the globe. It poses a clear and present threat to our economic and national security. No country is immune from the consequences of climate change, and no country can act alone.