• Nearly 9 in 10 People Globally Want a More Sustainable and Equitable World Post COVID-19

    In a new World Economic Forum/Ipsos global survey of more than 21’000 adults, 86% say they want the world to change significantly and become more sustainable and equitable. Globally, 72% also want their personal lives to change significantly, rather than returning to pre-COVID-19. While the US is one of...
  • Digital Transformation Evolutionary Key To Address Generational Skills Gap

    Digital Transformation Evolutionary Key To Address Generational Skills Gap

    A task force of the G20 research and policy advice network, Think20 (T20), has identified artificial intelligence (AI) based learning technologies as the recommended approach to overcoming current educational challenges and ensuring existing and future employees are prepared to be a member of the workforce of today and tomorrow....
  • Building a New World, New Normal of Justice, Equality

    Building a New World, New Normal of Justice, Equality

    There is such an amazing body of work one finds upon googling Zarin Hainsworth, starting from promoting gender equality, diversity and women’s rights as well as helping change negative attitudes towards widows in Tanzania and so much more. But we would love to know about your journey in your...
  • Seeing is Believing

    Seeing is Believing

    This article was originally published in Ananke's Special Digital Edition COVID19 & Gender published on August 13, 2020. Gender inequality and discrimination takes place from birth, be it health, education or even an individual’s social status. Blindness, avoidable or otherwise, echoes a similar story as about 55 percent of...
  • Big Heart Foundation Facilitates Healthcare Capacities For Refugees Amid COVID!9

    Big Heart Foundation Facilitates Healthcare Capacities For Refugees Amid COVID19

    TBHF’s international partners receive US$100,000 each to boost healthcare capacities for refugees and IDPs in Jordan, Palestine, Lebanon, Bangladesh and Kenya July 19th, 2020, Sharjah (UAE): Sharjah-based global humanitarian organization, The Big Heart Foundation (TBHF), has announced the allocation of US$500,000 to boost healthcare capacities in sites hosting refugee...
  • Governments should create incentives for ICT development: GSMA Chief Strategy Officer

    Governments should create incentives for ICT development: GSMA Chief Strategy Officer

    July 16th, 2020, Beijing (China): A news report by China.org.cn on Governments should create incentives for ICT development: GSMA Chief Strategy Officer. Governments should create a pro-investment and pro-innovation environment to drive information and communications technology (ICT) development in the digital era, said the GSMA’s Chief Strategy Officer, Laxmi Akkaraju. The GSMA...
  • Focusing Africa

    Focusing Africa

    If there is anything the current COVID19 pandemic has underscored is the need to protect vulnerable groups in our society and in every sphere of life, including health, economics as well as social well-being. Awareness and advocacy are the first and most fundamental steps that need to be taken...
  • Effects And Impact of COVID19 on Civil Society Organizations

    The COVID19 pandemic has changed the way we see issues, conflict and emergencies. As it disrupts and wreaks a havoc on health and healthcare systems, education, businesses, economies and life itself indiscriminately, we are actually left with no choice but to take it head on. Needless to say, the...
  • Enabling Return To New Normal Through Tech

    Enabling Return To New Normal Through Tech

    June 7th, 2020, Dubai (UAE): WRLD3D and SMARTCITTI, two leading innovators in the 3D digital visualisation and smart workplace solutions space, have joined forces to launch the social distancing navigation app – SafeDistance.  The app has been specifically designed to meet the needs of people re-entering places of work...