It may not seem so at times, but we are living in a transformational era in which entire continents are being lifted out of poverty.
Leaders throughout the Arab world who seek to avoid the fate of Hosni Mubarak and Tunisia's Ben Ali would be wise to take heed to the recommendations of the 2009 Arab Human Development Report.
Gefeliciteerd Nederlands! For the first time ever, the UN Development Program has ranked countries according to a "Gender Inequality Index" and the Dutch come out on top. Here is how other countries scored.