- A United Front in the War for Wildlife
Conservationists need a unified approach to stop the illegal trade in wildlife: species protection, human development, good governance, and enforcement.
- Dogs Ally with Elephants in the Fight Against Illegal Ivory
Sniffer dog teams are proving invaluable in the interdiction of illegal ivory and other wildlife parts as the contraband flows from Africa to Asia.
- Just War, Jihad, and the Study of Comparative Ethics [Full Text]
What can the study of the comparative ethics tell us about the similarities and divergences between the just war and jihad traditions? How can the discipline help locate shared concerns, identify persistent differences, and reveal common narratives?
- Should We Stop the Next Genocide?
Should the United States, as the world's greatest military power, use its might to prevent the next outbreak of ethnic violence from turning into a full-fledged genocide? The answer is not an easy one, writes security affairs analyst Erik Schechter.
- Under the Cover: Global Corruption Report 2009
Policy Innovations interviews Robin Hodess of Transparency International on her organization's brand new Global Corruption Report 2009, which this year focuses on corruption and the private sector.
- Rats and Robots Sniff Out Landmines
A small-but-growing number of private humanitarian efforts, some using rats and robots, are helping to address the global problem of landmines.
- Building a Foundation of Trust
China's presence in Africa is often viewed as part of the scramble for resources, but it also opens the door to U.S.-China cooperation on energy, security, corruption, and health.
- Innovations in Fighting Corruption
This is a rapporteur's summary from Global Policy Innovations' second Workshop for Ethics and Business. The speakers include representatives from AccountAbility, GE, Lockheed Martin, and the World Bank.
- The Instituto Promundo Story
Since 1999, Promundo, a Brazilian NGO, has been carrying out research in a variety of countries to understand how it is that some men and boys come to question their privilege and power, and in the process treat their female partners differently.
- Ruth Starkey
Ruth Starkey is a technical advisor for the Wildlife Conservation Society, now based in Tanzania.