Previewing the mHealth Summit in Washington, D.C. Next Week

Next week, Washington, D.C. is playing host to a summit on how mobile phone technologies can be harnessed to improve health outcomes in the developing world.  From November 8 to 10, experts from the world of technology, health, philanthropy and the government and private sector will converge for the mHealth Summit.

How Globally Minded Will the New U.S. Congress Be?

It is fair to say that today's election is not going to turn on foreign policy.  Still, the group of lawmakers voted into office today will have a set of global issues vying for their attention. So how does the slate of candidates up for election today fare on those issues?

Climate Change and Colombia

Climate change in Columbia is causing severe water shortages. As often happens, the poorest and most vulnerable people are the most affected. Check out this video from the UN about how the indigenous Wayuu people are struggling to maintain their livelihoods amidst ecological and political challenges.

U.S. NATO Ambassador Previews Summit

Two weeks from today, NATO is gathering for a major summit of its 28 member states, plus Russia. This morning, the U.S. Ambassador to NATO met with a few journalists in Washington, D.C. to preview the gathering.