According to recent reports by Essilor and the World Health Organization (WHO), uncorrected blurry vision affects 2.7 billion people globally, resulting in $270 billion in lost productivity annually. On the heels of the first WHO report on vision, panelists discuss efforts to scale up access to eyeglasses as a low-cost, high-impact tool for social and economic development.
Watch an in-depth, nonpartisan conversation on critical foreign policy challenges facing the winner of the 2020 presidential election. Former government officials from Republican and Democratic administrations will discuss issues central to our national security and answer questions about U.S. policy and America’s role in the world. This project was made possible in part by a grant from Carnegie Corporation of New York.
Speakers discuss how the coronavirus outbreak is testing global health governance, its broader economic consequences, and its implications for the Chinese political system.
What exactly is 5G—and why could China control its future?
There are currently 23 female world leaders worldwide. From Estonia's Kersti Kaljulaid to Ethiopia's Sahle-Work Zewde. Here are 9 female leaders gaining notice. Which country will be next?
At 56%, voter turnout in the United States trails most developed countries. Here's where voter turnout is highest—and what countries have done to increase participation.
U.S. Democratic presidential candidates debate in Nevada ahead of the state’s caucus, the annual Munich Security Conference takes place, and U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo travels to Angola, Ethiopia, and Senegal.
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Faith leaders, scholars, and policy experts discuss issues at the intersection of religion and global affairs.