civil society

Once again I see this phrase in the news: “civil society.” If you are worried about the direction of American democracy, here’s
Disruption is 1.0...Collaboration is 2.0...Partnerships are 3.0 Urban transformation is complex and comes in different phases
Many of the business and political leaders gathering in Davos this week will be focused on how to protect the global economic order - and their interests - after a year of major political and social upheavals.
Local action to meet global goals will carry out the imperative to mitigate dangerous carbon emissions and adapt to the ever
Progressive organizations are absolutely essential to protecting our rights and to preserving our democracy and deserver our ongoing support, but they will also face unprecedented challenges; and Americans would be over-optimistic to simply assume that this longstanding safeguard will remain effective in the coming Trump years.
All kinds of benefits The gap between Japan's passive attitude towards accepting refugees and providing sufficient support
As Sudan approaches what has become a day of reckoning-- #عصينا19ديسمبر #Dec19Disobedience Why People Are Protesting Sudan's
An amendment to the law on freedom of assembly that passed in the Polish parliament promises to threaten civic activity even
By recognizing our shared interests and working together, the U.S. government, NGOs, and the private sector can continue
The risk of corruption in Azerbaijan is high. The "Panama Papers," which came to light this April, included documents showing
Two weeks after the Paris Climate Change Agreement officially came into force -- marking the first time that governments have agreed legally binding limits to global temperature rises -- the leaders of 195 countries are meeting in Marrakech for a critical climate change conference.
I just had a surprising and disappointing experience on an airplane. Upon immediate, in-the-moment reflection, I realized that I have no good excuse to be surprised.
This is an ambitious agenda and we can see the world we want ahead. In order to achieve this however, we all will have to work together.
Look at the current political mess. Where are the leaders? "We the People" need inspiration, but there is a dearth of leadership. Across the political spectrum--local, state, and national politics--selfishness, denegation, dishonesty, and partisanship are the rule.
On Sept. 15, InterAction announced that 31 of its member NGOs had pledged to collectively invest over $1.2 billion in private resources on global humanitarian assistance efforts over the next three years.
In the months after the 9/11 attacks, most Americans felt that the threats we faced from terrorists were limitless. Anything seemed possible if al-Qaeda militants could enter our country, learn to fly airplanes, and then crash commercial flights into the World Trade Center and Pentagon.
The G20 summit is an opportunity to make clear - to China and to all the G20 nations - that continued economic and other forms of cooperation with the U.S. government depends on their willingness to do the same.