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‘Decolonisation Dilemmas: Challenges for University Leadership’ with Dr. Max Price

On 26 May, we were delighted to host a special lecture with Max Price, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Cape Town (UCT) betweeen 2008 - 2018. In his lecture, Max ...
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Climate refugees: undefined and unprotected

As millions of people have to migrate because of the effects of climate change, their status remains uncertain. International Law does not address so-called ‘climate refugees’ or ‘climate migrants’, leaving ...
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Resistance to change? Re-framing policy in the global fight against AMR

A challenge without borders A drug-resistant superbug can travel from one side of the globe to another in the time taken for an unwitting passenger to take an international flight. ...
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Why the Current Conflict in Libya Needs Attention

It is no secret that the North African state of Libya has faced immense instability in recent years. Lately, there has been increasing concern that the new wave of conflict ...
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Growth Beyond GDP: Why Inclusive Growth Matters

The past few decades have been marked by rapid economic growth across countries globally. Living standards have improved remarkably and poverty has declined. Yet, if you ask the average person ...
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More people than ever have smartphones, but large divides in access persist across 11 emerging economies

As smartphone access increases in the emerging and developing world, more people are going online for the first time. This new access has brought with it a wealth of economic ...
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Building Security and Development in an Uncertain World Requires Integrated Approaches – and Ideas

“We need to develop an unflinching ability to look at reality no matter the costs,” Rory Stewart, MP, told guests during his keynote at the sixth annual Conflict, Security and ...
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Why is universal health coverage important to you?

Sunday 7 April is World Health Day, and this year's theme is universal health coverage. We believe that it's critical for everyone to be able to access high-quality, health care ...
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Why did the latest El Niño event not change depression rates in affected communities of northern Peru?

Mental disorders are a big part of the global disease burden. They are also well-known for their strong association with environmental-related disasters. What's more, ongoing climate change is expected to ...
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Rohingya Refugees Cox's Bazar

Creating a Floating Island Home for the Rohingya

Bangladesh is roughly the same size as New York, but has more than eight times the population. What's more, one in four of its citizens live below the poverty line. ...
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