Malala and Kailash speak out on global education

Malala and Kailash speak out on global education

The two co-winners of the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize addressed world leaders and education policymakers at the World Education Forum in South Korea on Thursday, urging them to focus on the key issues of education access for girls and students’ mental and emotional...
Rigoberta Menchu: How Millennials Can Build Peace

Rigoberta Menchu: How Millennials Can Build Peace

Rigoberta Menchu Tum speaking to elitedaily.com on behalf of Peacejam‘s 1 Billion Acts of Kindness campaign. “It’s very important to avoid seeing peace as something that always has to come with war attached to it. “In my youth, I associated peace...
Nobel Laureate Malala Yousafzai to Donate $50,000 to Gaza

Nobel Laureate Malala Yousafzai to Donate $50,000 to Gaza

JERUSALEM:  Malala Yousafzai, the youngest ever Nobel Peace Prize laureate, is to donate USD 50,000 to help rebuild United Nations schools in Gaza, the UN’s Palestinian refugee agency said today. The 17-year-old Pakistani children’s rights activist won the...
Global Pandemics: the Approach

Global Pandemics: the Approach

Written before the Ebola outbreak, an excellent article on global pandemics on futureagenda.org predicts that there will be two or three global pandemics in our decade, outlining the development and progress of the diseases, and suggesting approaches. The three...
October 11 is International Day of the Girl

October 11 is International Day of the Girl

[link_popup id=’4930′ link_text=’Click to subscribe’ name=’Subscribe’] In 2011, a UN resolution was passed declaring October 11 the International Day of the Girl Child! Its mission is “to help galvanize worldwide enthusiasm for...
Katharine McPhee Talks Malaria with Teenagers

Katharine McPhee Talks Malaria with Teenagers

Actress and musician Katharine McPhee stopped by the studio of Oscar winning composer Hans Zimmer to talk to teenagers about why she works with Malaria No More. The show is part of a series, Pizza With an Icon, produced by Zimmer and Bonnie Abaunza, that gives...
Wind, Solar Energy Overtaking Nuclear Power

Wind, Solar Energy Overtaking Nuclear Power

According to a study released by worldwatch.org, nuclear energy has been stalled globally for years. Renewable energy, by contrast, continues to expand rapidly. Renewables still have a long way to go to catch up with fossil fuel power plants, which account for roughly...