On Thursday, Nov. 8, Governance Studies at Brookings convened a panel of experts to address these questions and more.
In Spain, a constitutional debate has arisen over the body of former dictator Francisco Franco.
The Inuit’s rapid dietary shift from harvested to store-bought food is fraught with nutritional, financial, and cultural consequences.
Sanitary and living conditions for an estimated 2,000 homeless people along Los Angeles’ Skid Row are so severe that the United Nations recently compared them to Syrian refugee camps.
“Na Ponta dos Pes” (On Tiptoes) is a ballet project in the Alemão favela complex in Rio de Janeiro, created by Tuany Nascimento – a 23-year-old dancer whose flourishing career was cut short by a lack of resources.
As development increases in Thailand, so does deforestation. Buddhist ecology monks, a new category of religious activists, are making an effort to conserve the environment in Thailand.
From Lagos to Onitsha and Port Harcourt, Nigeria’s southern region suffers off-the-charts air pollution. Leaders are doing little to help.
Three years into the migration crisis, Spain has overtaken Italy as the main entry point for African migrants, in part because of its more welcoming stance toward immigrants.
The legacy of Northern Ireland's Troubles have left harsh memories and intergenerational trauma among its communities, often depicted by murals and the remaining interface areas.
Amid the new revelations about the shocking death of Jamal Khashoggi, Democracy Now speaks with investigative journalist and Pulitzer Center Grantee Sarah Aziza about Saudi Arabia’s long history of targeting dissidents.
Libya has cracked down on African migrants seeking to flee to Europe. As a result, Morocco has become the new jumping off point from the African continent. One flashpoint is Ceuta, a Spanish enclave at the northern tip of the country.
Khashoggi's case sends a chilling message to independent Saudi voices and castigates those who've called MBS a reformer.
Marc Herman discusses his reporting on the straits of Gibraltar: borderland between two continents seemingly separated by sea: Europe and Africa.
Jackie Spinner spent three months in Morocco exploring the ways in which the country has become a moderate Islamic hub in the North Africa and to examine the contrast between image and reality.
Gregory Scruggs, a U.S.-based journalist specializing in land and property rights, traveled to Antigua and Barbuda after Hurricane Irma. Watch to learn more.
A freelance journalist based in Brooklyn, Wes Bruer received a Pulitzer Center grant to pursue a story of a unique counterterrorism program being implemented by the U.S. State Dept in Mumbai, India.
For over a decade, there existed a fake U.S. Embassy in Accra, Ghana. When the news broke, there were more questions than answers and some officials are convinced it didn't happen.
NBC News producer Janelle Richards traveled to Nairobi, Kenya to report on the technology industry. Hear more about her trip to the region.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reporter Mark Johnson and photojournalist Mark Hoffman traveled to Brazil, Kenya, and Uganda to report on the threat of zoonotic diseases long associated with poverty.
Post-NAFTA Mexico was flooded with cheap sugary, fatty junk food from the U.S.–triggering a dual crisis: obesity and malnutrition. As NAFTA renegotiations progress, will these crises come up at all?
What does it take for a developing country like Nigeria to roll out a new healthcare protocol for newborns on a national scale? T.R. Goldman discusses the challenges this country faces.
The U.S. spent more than one trillion dollars on the war in Iraq but today Iran's influence appears to outweigh Washington's. How far has Iran extended its reach in Iraq and should the U.S. be concerned?
Together, more than 148 non-profit Jewish federations hold assets of $16 billion in the United States and Canada. Investigative journalist Uri Blau examines how the money is spent.
Tumultuous reform at home and aggressive foreign policy abroad spell dramatic change for a conservative Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
To mark World Water Day (March 22), the Pulitzer Center presented films on water and population at the 19th Annual Environmental Film Festival in the Nation's Capital on Monday, March 21.
A discussion with Katherine Bliss, Director of the Global Water Policy Project at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, and filmmakers Stephen Sapienza, Rhett Turner, Jonathan Wickham and Fred de Sam Lazaro followed the screening. The panel was moderated by Pulitzer Center Executive Director Jon Sawyer.
Of the 600,000-plus hand pumps installed in sub-Saharan Africa over the past 20 years some 30 percent are known to have failed prematurely.
On mothers Day in Norway the NGO Congo Women projected a video including images by Marcus Bleasdale onto the facade of the Nobel Peace Center in Oslo, Norway.
Pulitzer Center/ Human Rights Watch presentation at George Washington University on Lord's Resistance Army. Video highlights.
When Melinda Gates addressed the Women Deliver Conference in Washington earlier this month, she said in her speech that preventing women from using "safe and effective tools" for family planning was "reckless."
Two months ago, Sudan conducted its first multiparty elections in almost twenty-five years. The National Congress Party (the ruling party of northern Sudan) portrayed the elections as a milestone in Sudanese history, an opportunity for a peaceful transfer of power and a bloodless process that truly spoke to Sudan’s political evolution.
This week’s Women Deliver Conference in Washington, D.C. was the first in a series of international conferences and summits that will focus the world’s attention, for the next four months, on Millennium Development Goal 5: to reduce maternal deaths in the world by two thirds and to provide access to reproductive health care for all by the year 2015.
The Pulitzer Center is presenting five panel discussions February 22-26, featuring Pulitzer Center journalists who have reported from Afghanistan. Entitled "Afghanistan: The Human Factor," the panels will be held at George Washington University, Columbia, Yale, Harvard and Wellesley.
The video presents a virtual tour through Afghanistan, taking you to the areas from which the journalists reported.
Pulitzer Center journalists join funders, activists, and the community to discuss the impact of stigma on HIV prevention, the need for multi-sectoral action, and journalism's role.
HOPE is a multimedia performance based on poems by Kwame Dawes, poet in residence at the University of South Carolina and set to music by composer Kevin Simmonds. The work grew out of a Pulitzer Center commission to report on the impact of HIV/AIDS on Jamaica, the country where Kwame Dawes grew up. While in Jamaica Dawes wrote poems in response to the stories he heard.
Jon Sawyer participated in a panel discussion about Darfur, Sudan at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. He explained why the African Union force couldn’t fulfill its peacekeeping mission.