In Iceland, a biopharmaceutical company wants to inform 2,400 people of the life-threatening but preventable risk their genes predict. But that would be illegal. They have a right not to know.
Hrafnhildur Sveinbjörnsdóttir had a double mastectomy after finding out she had a gene mutation linked to a high risk of breast cancer. But trying to avoid illness cost her her health.
Discover how one woman is creating a space of inclusion for refugee students.
Sweden is on track to become the world's first cashless economy. Who will be left behind?
The City of London is pushing back against Uber, raising safety and financial concerns.
A glacial fjord situated between the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland may create an international game of tug-a-war.
How does the international human rights movement connect with local groups?
The UK, and London particularly, has become the global hub for showcasing weapons of war.
After historic protests in 2016, has the reality of women's rights in Poland improved?
A journalist dives into Berlin's renowned computing scene in search of hackers.
Are sufficiently strong systems in place to protect nuclear systems from being hacked?
Patrice Quélard's grandfather was a French refugee from Saint-Nazaire during WWII. Now he and other locals are welcoming today's refugees into their community.
Hackers are targeting nuclear facilities around the world. Understanding why the nuclear sector's cyber defenses are vulnerable—and how leaders are responding—has never been more urgent.
Despite having fewer yearly cases than Massachusetts, France is the first country to release a national plan on Lyme disease. What can France's prevention, research and treatment efforts teach us?
A team of German prosecutors are scouring two continents for Nazis who have managed to escape justice, hoping to bring them to trial before it's too late.
How are newly arrived refugees interacting with preexisting Muslim, Christian and other religious communities in Germany? What role does faith play in their integration, or lack thereof?
PBS NewsHour goes inside Russia for a series that explores everything from the bilateral relationship with the United States to ascendant nationalism, widespread propaganda, and the fate of the President Vladimir Putin’s enemies.
Thousands of lone minors fled war to find shelter in Sweden, a once exceptionally welcoming country. Now, asylum regulations are tightening, leaving refugees uncertain of the future.
The French elections are the next major test for gauging the global impact of populism, nativism and Islamophobia.
"A Postcard Home" is a collaborative series exploring a remarkable chapter in human migration through the viewpoint of a child.
What is home for war refugees and the communities trying to integrate them? Where do conflicts arise and how do diverse people find common ground? A series about war refugees starting over in Europe.
The three Baltic republics—Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania—have been confronting the threat of Russian information warfare for years. What can the United States learn from their experience?
High levels of poverty and malnutrition in the UK are triggering a re-emergence of related “Victorian” diseases, such as scurvy, rickets and TB—and even cholera and diphtheria. But who is most at risk?
From smugglers in Agadez, to factory owners in Turkey, to the Italian and Nigerian mafias in Italy, and small business owners in Greece, people making a killing off the global migrant crisis.
Photographer Diana Markosian discusses her collaborative series, 'Year One,' which profiles a refugee family's first year in Germany as they witness some of their first experiences.
Joshua Kucera traveled along the conventional border between Europe and Asia, from Istanbul's Bosphorus to the Russian Arctic—reporting on the people who live between East and West.
Laura Kasinof learns what it means to leave everything behind and move to a new country with little knowledge of what the future will hold.
Journalist Elisabeth Zerofsky talks about the French government's efforts to create new deradicalization programs to address the increase in young French citizens drawn to jihadism.
Europe's extremist Muslim fringe dominates headlines, but progressive artists and activists on the "other Muslim fringe" are at the forefront of efforts to shape the future of Islam in Europe.
Tens of thousands of people fleeing bombs and beheadings are trapped in squalid refugee camps and ad hoc settlements across Greece. Will the country's tattered health system be able to prevent an epidemic?
Daniel Grossman and Alex MacLean traveled to northern Europe to report on the low carbon footprint, adaptation to sea level rise, and creative solutions that might be useful models for the U.S.
The first time she visited Northern Ireland, Laura Flanders, who grew up in London, was just 22 years old. Thirty years later, she returns to report on how the country may have changed.
Claire Provost and Matt Kennard discuss their six-month exploration of the transfer of territory around the globe from the state to corporations for the past six months.
Grantee Christopher de Bellaigue investigates the impact of deradicalization programs in the French prison system.
Yigal Schleifer explores the European political sphere after the Cold War and examines the struggle for democratization in three countries: Hungary, Ukraine and Turkey.
Two projects sponsored by the Pulitzer Center have received a World Press Photo nomination.
This week: Syrian refugees try to find home after leaving their country, a special investigation into the killing of Rohingyan Muslims, and your chance to take home a print from a Pulitzer Center-sponsored photographer.
This week: A deep dive into the complexities of European migration, our grantees win an Emmy, and how the Internet hurt Myanmar overnight.
Middle and high school students across New York City got an inside look into the stories of three mothers swept up in Europe's refugee crisis.
Since September 2016, the TIME team has been documenting three pregnant women and their families at the heart of Europe’s refugee crisis.
The Pulitzer Center partners with Skype in the Classroom to facilitate engaging virtual conversations with professional journalists in classrooms across the U.S. and beyond.
This week: the global rise of private security services, China's motivation for investing in renewable energy, and photographs from a teenage refugee.
Grantee journalists present thought-provoking narratives on the refugee crisis, exhibiting a myriad of lessons learned and reflecting on questions that linger after returning from the field.
Persephone Miel fellow and photojournalist Anastasia Rudenko to report from Russia.
This week: how the world's poorest countries lose billions at the hands of corrupt officials, the journey of a Nigerian girl, and building urban life from scratch in Haiti.
Amy Toensing visited Guilford College to present her Pulitzer Center-supported project, "A World of Widows."
Pulitzer Center Student Fellows are chosen as three regional winners and one finalist for the Society of Professional Journalists Mark of Excellence Awards.
Students analyze how photojournalist applies different photography techniques to communicate his reporting on a variety of global issues in order to plan and execute their own photo stories.
This plan includes lessons connected to the work of journalists that presented at the University of Chicago Summer Teacher Institute in June 2017.
Students use journalist Sarah Wildman’s analysis on the 2017 French election to discuss and write about differing perspectives on the final two presidential candidates.
After reading Erik Vance's The Science Behind Miracles, students discuss what it means to have a “limitless” world and whether or not science has anything to do with achieving the impossible.
An extension of "Seeking Asylum: Women and Children Migrating Across Borders", this lesson provides suggestions for student research, reporting, arts activities, and community service.
Students learn about the legal, political, cultural, and religious factors that impact the treatment of widows in India, Uganda, and Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Students learn about asylum seekers and the boundaries between refugees and migrants. They explore how current refugee and migration policies impact women and children.
The following lesson plans for middle school teachers, high school teachers and college professors introduce reporting connected to migration and the experiences of refugees.
This lesson covers some of the psychological impacts that affect migrant workers and their families using reporting on Filipino migrant workers and their families by Ana P. Santos.
Students look at the journey and struggle that immigrants endure to come to the United States through their perspectives.
Students develop solutions for challenges in HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment. Students will conduct in-depth research on their issues, create proposals, and present them.
This is a painting lesson that combines Pablo Picasso's famous 1937 Guernica with current day issues presented from The Pulitzer Center.