SDGs

  • Blue Grenada: Caribbean’s New Frontier

    The Ocean Conference: Our Oceans Our Future At the opening ceremony for the Ocean Conference, held from June 5th to 9th 2017, the UN Secretary General stated that: “the health of our oceans and seas require us to put aside short-term national gain, to avoid long-term global catastrophe. Conserving...
  • Investing in climate

    Global concerns about climate change and the emergence of potential new energy markets such as renewable energy have attracted a great deal of attention. Nothing concentrates the mind as much as crises do and this is why there have been ongoing debates about being climate resilient and meeting climate...
  • Strength in numbers

    Data is a collection of facts (numbers, words, measurements, observations, etc).  If it is only readable by humans, it is known as “unstructured data” whilst if it only readable by machines, it is known as “structured data”. In their report, “Open Data Impact: When Demand and Supply Meet”, Stefaan...
  • VAW: A Comprehensive Approach

    Violence against women and girls continues unabated in every continent, country and culture. It takes a devastating toll on women’s lives, on their families and on society as a whole. Most societies prohibit such violence – yet the reality is that too often, it is covered up or tacitly...
  • Discussing the future of development – why economic inequality matters

    The main drivers of contemporary development, the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) will expire in 2015. The past years have, as a consequence, seen a raised debate concerning the future of development. What were the shortcomings of the MDGs? What were the strengths? Is there a need to refocus our...