Innovation fuels the change to Green Energy

by Kofo Babalola Imagine living in a society where all the electricity is generated from solar, wind, water and geothermal energy. This is a complete shift to green energy which is dependable on the weather that is continuously fluctuating. There is no way of determining the reliability of this source of energy. What if there…

When foreign investors control domestic policies

How trade deals allow private sector interests to hinder development by Léa Brette In December 2019, the Netherlands passed legislation to shut down all coal-fired power plants by 2030. The adopted law supports the Netherlands’ commitment to reduce CO2 emissions by 49% in 2030 and 95% in 2050, based-off its 1990 levels. However, far from…

We come together in advocacy for Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe to return to the UK

by Viviana Biasco Zaghari-Ratcliffe’s daughter, Gabriella, outside the Iranian Embassy in London last week Photo by Facundo Arrizabalaga/EPA on The Times  Who is Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe?  Zaghari-Ratcliffe is a dual British and Iranian citizen, who, prior to her arrest, lived in London alongside her husband, Richard Radcliffe, and daughter Gabriella. She worked as a project manager for the charity Thomson Reuters…

Ugandan Elections

By Yousef Abu-Ghazaleh The year is 1986, Uganda has seen been at civil war for 6 years. By the time the dust has settled, 500,000 people are dead, and at the helm of the country is a new leader, risen from the National Resistance Army: Yoweri Museveni. 35 years later, on the 14th of January…

UNCRC Article 7

“If you’ve got no passport you’re officially dead”
… But we are still alive, my dear, but we are still alive.