Education Alone Cannot Eradicate Poverty

January 29, 2016

A top-down, one-size fits all approach to achieve Goal 4 of the Sustainable Development Goals will not solve the issue of poverty. In the developing world, one primary school looks like any other primary school. Although the children and teachers might speak different languages, the desks are...

The European Union Will Accompany Latin America in the Path of Progress

November 25, 2014

An exclusive Fair Observer interview with former Austrian Foreign Minister Benita Ferrero-Waldner. Trade ties and political exchanges between the European Union (EU) and Latin America are growing. The EU is the second biggest trade partner for Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC), and some 2.2...

Youth: From Problem to Asset

August 30, 2013

Rather than seeing youth as a problem, we must recognize how youth can be the solution. It was a calm morning on July 6, just before dawn, at a boarding school in Momudo, a small town in northern Nigeria. While the students and staff slept, a group of Boko Haram militants attacked, using guns,...