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Sombath Somphone, award-winning activist working on community development, vanished last December after being held at a police post. CCTV footage shows him being stopped, but the authorities remain silent, despite international pressure
Guidelines could help determine whether forest use is sustainable - or leading to degradation
The rate of HIV is 30 percent higher and the rate of AIDS is 50 percent higher among American Indians and Alaska Natives compared with white Americans, and these numbers are likely underestimates.
As a government, how do you soften the impact of reforms you know might be unpopular with voters?
In one Colombian town, goods woven from sisal fibre are proving popular with tourists, helping local growers earn more as the climate turns drier
A room full of journalists will always entail an array of powerful opinions.
Without courageous people to challenge injustices and ensure that our human rights are respected, we can have the most progressive human rights laws but live under oppression.
While the US administration seems supportive of corporate transparency, it's time for Congress to step up and pass the Incorporation Transparency and Law Enforcement Assistance Act, GFI says
2013 was another strong year for TrustMedia’s journalism training programme, which runs courses in a range of journalistic disciplines in London and around the world.
Are "all countries" really corrupt, as the UN says, asks John Lloyd?
Efforts are needed to ensure the GCF's resources are used well, and business must be incentivised to step up its role in tackling climate change
How can you stop corruption when hundreds of millions of aid dollars flood into a country after a humanitarian disaster?
"I arrived in Tacloban on a US Navy Osprey on Friday 15 December – a week after the storm (...) I was looking only at the critical needs. The people were already focusing on their recovery"
It’s hard to see a future for Tacloban, one month on. But look beyond the shattered buildings, the piles of rubble, the smashed-up cars and you can see Tacloban rising
A project involving simple, low-tech SMS technology is making headway in Liberian schools and universities, reducing absenteeism and increasing accountability
The country could become a leader on climate change if it makes the right choices
Indonesia needs better technology and more funding for research to assess wildfires on land converted for agriculture, scientist says
British photographer depicts horrors of India's biggest red light district,where some women are kept in cages and local police are in collusion with brothel owners
A Colombian farmer talks about how he installed a biodigester on his land to produce his cooking gas, but is the technology too expensive for most?