The gap between the estimated number of modern slavery victims and the number who were helped suggests failings in processes. But technology could change things.
How has the pandemic contributed to new vulnerabilities among workers? What can companies and managers do to help mitigate abuses and keep workforces safe?
A new dangerous kind of nationalism amalgamating underlying global challenges is on the rise: vaccine nationalism.
At stake are who sets the rules for the communications, data and artificial intelligence-driven networks of the future.
The real challenge lies not in the clash between the two major powers but inside the US, which must tackle widening social inequality.
Border closures and movement restrictions have cleared campuses, while both educational institutions and students have had to shift to digital, remote learning.
The Trump administration’s insistence on a geopolitical confrontation with Beijing is spooking potential allies.
Instead of bringing nations together, the Covid-19 pandemic is upending global supply chains and creating further distrust of international institutions.
Health authorities must adopt a targeted approach so that different populations or population segments are treated differently based on their relative risk assessment.
Educational and employment exclusions due to the digital divide have been exacerbated by the lockdowns caused by this unprecedented public-health crisis.
Countries around the word must rethink the online learning model, argues Shai Reshef, Founder and President of University of the People.
The diminished prestige of China and the US will prompt Japan to step up engagement with like-minded powers to reinforce stability and the existing rules-based order.
As China pursues a more assertive foreign policy, other countries should push back whenever Beijing over-reaches, writes former Australian foreign minister Gareth Evans
Any accelerated decoupling of the US and Chinese economies will have serious implications for their trading, technology and financial partners.
Graham Allison’s “Thucydides trap” is not a trigger for war, but only the pre-condition for hegemonic conflict.
Many food-importing countries must boost domestic food production during the pandemic, but withdrawing from global trade is not the answer to promoting food security.
While drastic actions may yield success in controlling the spread of the coronavirus, they will likely lead to severe damage to economies that may be felt for years
There is a serious crisis looming in Covid-19's wake, potentially resulting in the premature deaths of tens of millions of people across the world.