Cecil the Lion Focuses World Attention on Zimbabwe

Not since the unprecedented political and economic crisis of 2008 has Zimbabwe made consistent international headlines. Punctuated by a free-falling currency, extreme food shortages, a contested presidential election and the outbreak of cholera, the small nation of 13 million became a regular international media feature as its cumulative woes led to general disintegration. What anyone…

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Gender Equality: An Important Tool for Sustainable Development

World leaders gathered on July 13th at the United Nations Third International Conference on Financing for Development in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The launch by the Secretary-General of the United Nations Ban Ki-moon, renewed and strengthened a global partnership for financing people-centred sustainable development.  Decisions made were aimed at setting the world on a course of…

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