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Beyond Davos: fighting inequality on the frontline

On the eve of yet another World Economic Forum, Zubair Sayed looks at how people are mobilising to find solutions to social problems exacerbated by inequality.
from New Internationalist on Jan 16, 2019.

World's largest gathering of humanity kicks off in India

From now until March up to 120 million pilgrims are expected to reach Prayagraj in India's northern Uttar Pradesh state for the world's largest gathering of humanity.
from CNN on Jan 15, 2019.

Asian countries dominate passport power

Japan tops the Henley Passport Index, with citizens enjoying visa-free/visa-on-arrival access to 190 destinations, and Eritrea and Somalia having the least powerful passports
from Henley & Partners Passport Index on Jan 11, 2019.

2019 will be another year of crises

More than 68 million people are displaced by war and violent conflict. There is little evidence to suggest that this number will decrease in 2019.
from Norwegian Refugee Council on Jan 10, 2019.

Stories to watch for in 2019

Policymakers, business leaders and media try to forecast 2019's big stories.
from World Resources institute on Jan 9, 2019.

Machine learning can fix how we manage health on a global scale

AI could propel a revolution to democratise global health and to leapfrog access to health services in low- and middle-income countries.
from Wired! on Jan 8, 2019.

WHO powers up in 2019

Could 2019 be the World Health Organization's year of rebirth?
from The Lancet on Jan 4, 2019.

Indians form a 385-mile 'women’s wall' to protest gender inequality

Millions of women formed a massive human chain in India to protest gender inequality.
from Buzzfeed on Jan 2, 2019.

A New Year resolutions list

Instead of committing to a new diet or read more books on new year's day, how about adding items to the list that will be good for you and the planet?
from Greenpeace on Dec 30, 2018.

Burundi’s president is moving the capital

Burundi is to move its capital from the shores of Lake Tanganyika into the nation’s central highlands.
from Quartz Africa on Dec 28, 2018.
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