For a lot of youth around the world, disasters and aid are just concepts—something they might view on television or read about online, but never actually experience first-hand.
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Combating the spread of HIV/AIDS has been a major component of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) but many of those fighting the disease wonder it will get the same attention in a much broader post-2015 development agenda.
Can energy projects transform gender relations and deliver gender equality? What are the possible pathways? These are questions that gender and energy practitioners regularly consider.
Many of the Filipinos, I have gotten to know over the last 8 years, say that their love lives are strongly influenced by their passionate, emotional culture and Catholic up-bringing.
Asians love to talk about money. We discuss the price of everything. How much money does the neighbor make? How much does a traditional Asian wedding cost? How much does a private education cost?
Climate change, population growth, and urbanization are bringing some of the greatest challenges of our time. Just a few days ago we experienced one of the most powerful storms in history, Super Typhoon Haiyan, which devastated the Philippines, killing thousands.
Transport, energy, information and communication technology (ICT), and water infrastructure enable a state to grow its economy and provide a quality life for its citizens.
Preparation reduces the damage caused by typhoons, earthquakes and other hazards, but sometimes the power of nature overwhelms all