Daily Archives: June 6, 2018

Rival Libyan Leaders Agree to Hold Election

The leaders of Libya’s four rival governing factions agreed to hold elections in December. The agreement was finalized at a multilateral peace conference in Paris on Tuesday, May 29th, which included 20 representatives from 20 countries. Attendees to the conference included countries neighboring Libya, various powers in the region, European […]

Hurricane Maria Death Toll Surpasses 4,000 In New Harvard Study

As Puerto Rico braces for hurricane season, new estimates suggest the death toll from Hurricane Maria was almost 70 times higher than previously recorded. Researchers from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and other institutions went door to door to interview over 3,000 households, and the results were alarming. According to […]

When It Comes To International Development Assistance, Is Money The Answer?

On the week of May 28, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) celebrated OECD Week. The event aimed to promote ‘collaboration’ and ‘co-creation’ amongst states. However, the persistence of global inequality prompts questions concerning the success of official development assistance (ODA), as defined by the OECD as ‘flows […]