Critics of "foreign aid" must understand that it is one of the most critical aspects of national security, and that cutting it only puts the nation in danger.
The Peace Corps turns 52 on the same day we seem likely to see forced cuts in government, but a cost-effective program that makes the world safer and stabler is worth celebrating.
Citizens around the world have been actively mobilizing for progress on gender equality. But will governments take more strident steps to close the gender gap?
If you've found yourself lagging behind when it comes to world news, here's a quick recap of the political figures across the globe you should pay attention to in 2013.
While foreign affairs coverage in the US was dominated by a few key states like Iran, Israel and Afghanistan, many important stories passed largely unnoticed by the mainstream press.
While many are calling for new investments in agriculture, there are facets of our global economy that need to be halted to fight food insecurity. No longer can such issues remain "off the table"
The annual commemoration marks a united global effort working for a cure and is a time to remember those who have died.
USAID recently unveiled its new comprehensive policy concerning youth and international development. The policy is unprecedented in its overarching approach to incorporating youth issues.