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U.N. chief takes aim at the ‘scourge of war’

The U.N. secretary-general led off a major push to cut arms stockpiles — everything from “grenades to H-bombs” — in an attempt to eliminate warmongering.

Africa’s youth enlisted to fight corruption

Fighting the endemic corruption that deters Africa’s development is a major focus for some international organizations in 2018.

Experts propose clean energy global fund

Proponents say a new global fund is needed to accelerate creation of technology that can help the clean energy sector fulfill the 2015 Paris Agreement.

Mideast adds focus on war crimes tribunal

A Palestinian request for an investigation into Israeli settlement policies and alleged crimes brings into focus the International Criminal Court’s role.

Harassment and abuse claims on the rise

A leading insurance provider for international organizations says a major cause of loss and risk is rising liability from global harassment and abuse claims.