Our World

Somalian pirates have become some of the most notorious modern day ‘bad guys’. With high profile news stories combined with blockbuster films focussing on the subject, it can be sometimes difficult to grasp the idea that behind the headlines and film premieres, are real men. The reality of twenty...
UN Charter, Article 51 says that, every country has the right to arm itself for its defence. However, another article of UN, Article 26 should be taken into consideration with this respect. It states that, “In order to promote the establishment and maintenance of international peace and security with the...
Can you imagine a world without Mumbai or Amsterdam? How about Miami? These are just some of the coastal cities at risk from climate change over the coming decades. Rising sea levels are one of the main concerns of scientists in this field of study, with a predicted rise...
It’s winter right now in the UK and everyone’s a bit chilly. It’s really annoying, actually, because one minute we’re turning up the central heating and donning our dressing gowns, and the next we’re opening the windows, gasping for fresh air, because we’ve overheated the house. Sigh. It’s so...
The lack of gender equality has come to be known as one of the most crucial issues of today’s world. But of all the fields in which gender inequality is painfully observed, it remains the most alarming when seen in sport. Some of the data regarding women’s sports leaves a...
Around the world, indigenous cultures are being disproportionately affected by the challenges facing humanity. Indigenous cultures are peoples who hold rights based on their historic ties to a particularly land or territory. There are approximately 370 million Indigenous people in the world, in 90 countries, some in remote areas rarely...
The idea that law enforcement does not often serve what the general public consider justice is not an unfamiliar concept. It is not uncommon for there to be public outcries about high profile cases and the sentences the accused receive, with general consensus often being that the public themselves...
It has been several years now that international medias' attention is focused on Syria and the civil war. In 2011, the outburst of the so known Arab Spring led to the civil war in Syria, in which we find rebels opposing the Assad Government. Due to the widespread violation of...
Once again the group calling itself Islamic State has grabbed the media's attention after a series of brutal terrorist attacks across the world. For fear of allowing the horrific actions to create widespread anti-Islamic contempt, we take a look at the implications of using the name Daesh when referring...
Youth is a powerful force for generating new ideas and solutions in respect of global engagement, sustainable development and implementation of the Post-2015 global agenda. As the United Nations is turning to every member of the society to take collective action, young people are standing at the front line....