For years, OpenStreetMap has provided online spatial information about infrastructure networks around the world, and several years ago, the Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team (HOT) was created to map out disaster-prone areas. In Indonesia, HOT has been particularly effective—not only in pinpointing areas that are vulnerable to disasters, but also in integrating local communities into the map-making […]
Moving Momentum on Public Health in the Arab World
Several trends have given a jump-start to public health initiatives in the region, where more and more experts are focusing their energy.
The Noise After Defeat
While the nuclear deal with Iran has its limitations, current responses reveal more about would-be critics’ failure to derail it than about the agreement itself.
All Hands On Deck: Who’s Missing in the Clean Energy Workforce
Gender equity could be a smart climate change innovation.
Volume 39:1 of The Fletcher Forum of World Affairs Now Available
The editorial staff of The Fletcher Forum of World Affairs is pleased to bring you our latest issue, Winter Volume 39:1. The Winter 2015 volume reviews the events that defined 2014 and examines the complex set of decisions required to manage these crises, from the rise of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, to Vladimir Putin’s annexation of Crimea, and the Ebola crisis.
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