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.
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.
Following the lives of four Syrian refugee mothers and their babies from the day these women gave birth through their newborns’ all-important milestones: first smiles, first meals, first steps.
As 21st century refugees cross Europe with their smartphones, they've left behind a trail of digital breadcrumbs documenting their exile.
Some 1.1 million migrants came to seek asylum in Germany’s borders in 2015 and more are on their way. What's life like for refugees after they arrive?
Examining the cultural, historical, and political meanings of Europe by traveling along its geographical border with Asia.
The crisis in Europe has created entire towns of refugees in rural Germany and prompted an epidemic of xenophobic arson attacks across the country.
This investigation into the lifestyles, struggles and cultures of the Roma people living in Rome examines how the Italian government—and citizens—treat the Roma population.
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.
Grantee Jeanne Carstensen reports on the Syrian refugee crisis and Greece's reaction to the influx of migrants crossing its borders.
Photographer Misha Friedman talks about Ukrainian Police reform: why he chose to do this project and why it matters.
Pope Francis encounters the limits of his moral authority in Latin America, where his encyclical on climate change and environmental protection is met with scorn from those who need to be influenced.
Journalist Jeneen Interlandi travels to Hungary to report on prejudice towards the Roma, desegregation efforts and the potential for psychological interventions.
Photojournalist Holly Pickett discusses her project with Joanna Kakissis, reporting on Syrian migrants seeking asylum in Europe.
Mathilde Dratwa describes the process behind an animated video on Luxembourg's tax haven.
Do bans on buying sex work? Or is it better to legalize everything? Journalist Michelle Goldberg traveled to Europe to find out.
Pulitzer grantee Misha Friedman travels to Russia to report on how LGBT communities have been affected by the amendment to Russia's Child Protection law, which effectively criminalized homosexuality.
Between anti-government protests and investigations into high-level corruption, it has been a tumultuous year in Turkey.
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.
National Geographic photographer, Amy Toensing and Deputy Director of Photography, Whitney Johnson, select the final photographs for Your Shot assignment.
This week: the lives of refugees throughout Europe and beyond, the humanitarian crisis caused by Boko Haram, Russian hacking in Eastern Europe, and the ICIJ wins the Pulitzer Prize.
Cynthia Gorney discussed her Pulitzer Center-supported National Geographic project, "For Widows, Life After Loss" at the University of Texas at Austin.
The International Consortium for Journalists, Elliott Woods, Malia Politzer and Emily Kassie, and Ben Taub all won 2017 Overseas Press Club Awards.
There are two weeks left to submit photos of strong women to the joint assignment with NatGeo Your Shot.
NatGeo Your Shot features photographs of inspiring women from around the world.
Pulitzer Center grantees provide insights into the lives of refugees affected by United States' recent ban of migrants from seven countries.
Honored reporting covers issues ranging from refugees and the world economy to human rights abuses by the Assad regime.
This week: how the refugee crisis changes the world economy, migrants search for their children, and Pulitzer Center staff picks for a year in photos.
After engaging with reporting projects, students propose and defend a recommendation about how many refugees the U.S. government should accept.
College journalism students analyze Eli Kintisch’s reporting process and journalistic strengths.
This is a painting lesson that combines Pablo Picasso's famous 1937 "Guernica" with current day issues presented by the Pulitzer Center.
Students explore how journalists use various mediums to analyze the experiences of communities migrating to Britain.
Students read an article, watch a film, and ultimately engage in a discussion comparing financial challenges facing Irish communities to financial challenges facing their own communities.
The following lesson plan for English teachers, history teachers, humanities teachers, and science teachers asks students to explore how authors use different tones to their reporting.
This is a painting lesson that combines Pablo Picasso's famous 1937 Guernica with current day issues presented by the Pulitzer Center.
Resources to support student Letters to the Next President inspired and informed by global problems such as water access, climate change, forced migration and more.
This lesson plan and attached classroom resources use international reporting to investigate how Muslim communities in Sweden are preventing radicalization of Muslim youth in their communities.
This lesson explores the Greek Island of Lesbos, which has taken in thousands of refugees despite its small population. The island has been a focal landing point for migrants and refugees.
Students read global news articles and design a mock campaign addressing the issue of driving under the influence.
This lesson looks at climate change and how some countries are trying to combat it.