When it comes to climate change and energy costs, it’s hard to find anyone more vulnerable than a person living in a low-lying island nation. Rising sea levels and extreme weather threaten islands, and fluctuations in fossil fuel prices limit their economic vitality.
This blog is part of a series where Donna Shalala, President of the Clinton Foundation, shares updates on Clinton Foundation programs. View the previous entries here.
Colombia is on the frontier of a new future. The nation is nearing a major peace agreement, bringing an end to more than 50 years of conflict that claimed over 200,000 lives and displaced six million citizens.
Over the last two decades, maternal mortality has nearly halved and the gap between the number of boys and girls enrolling in primary schools globally has almost closed. These are examples of the important progress that has been made for girls and women in the areas of health and education.
It’s been more than a week since the historic climate change deal was adopted in Paris.
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