/ Politics

28 May 2014


Sushil Koirala has surprised leaders by rebuffing his family’s inheritance in favour of a simpler way of life

Press Conf IPU and UN Women

/ Politics

10 Apr 2014


A growing number of women in parliament indicate an encouraging trend towards equality

Tunisian President Marzouki gestures after signing the country's new constitution in Tunis

/ Politics

05 Mar 2014


Significant advances for women are among a catalogue of new rights for citizens, in what is being widely received as the most progressive constitution in the Arab world

Iran-US-main LOW_RES

, / Peace, Peace & Democracy, Politics

27 Nov 2013


Iran has agreed to temporarily suspend its nuclear programme in exchange for the relaxation of sanctions, which could boost its stagnant economy by $7bn

African woman crop LOW_RES

/ Politics

01 Nov 2013


When genocide tore through Rwanda in the early 1990s, women endured a particularly tough struggle. But in September, Rwanda elected a parliament with 64% of seats held by women – more than in any other country in the world

Uruguay's president-elect Jose Mujica celebrates winning the presidential run-off election in Montevideo

/ Politics

11 Apr 2013


Despite being the figurehead of a country on the up, Uruguay president José Mujica donates his earnings to charity and lives on a small modest farm. Matthew Pike considers how his grounded principles are changing the political landscape

JL agency visit 2

/ Peace & Democracy, Politics

14 Jun 2012


A public meeting on how links between corporate lobbying and politics can be made more transparent is to be held in Manchester on 15 June

SG Meeting

/ Economics & Innovation, New Economics, Peace & Democracy, Politics, Sustainable Development, Wellbeing

01 Jun 2012


At a landmark UN meeting on happiness, delegates proposed making wellbeing the central goal of economic development


/ Politics

27 Mar 2012


Green House wants a random panel of people to have the power to veto legislation that could negatively affect future generations


/ Politics, Positive Perspective

05 Dec 2011


Ellie Mae O'Hagan takes in the atmosphere outside St Paul's

Michael Meacher MP for Oldham West and Royton

/ Politics

10 Oct 2011


Labour MP Michael Meacher shares his views on science, spirituality and being a politician

World Food Prize

, / Food, Politics

02 Sep 2011


John Agyekum Kufuor and Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva awarded The World Food Prize 2011

“This is just the start”

/ Justice, Politics, Positive Perspective

12 Jun 2011


Polly Higgins: Bolivia’s Law for Mother Earth could spark a new world of ecological justice

David Cameron and Chris Huhne

/ New Economics, Politics, Sustainable Development

12 Jun 2011


New targets see Britain take the lead on climate change

Bolivia to give legal rights to the Earth

/ Conservation, Justice, Politics, Sustainable Development

12 Jun 2011


Law of Mother Earth sees Bolivia pilot new social and economic model based on protection of and respect for nature


Renewables can power the world


/ Politics, Renewable Energy

08 Jun 2011


Almost 80% of the world‘s energy supply could be met by renewable energy in 2050, if governments implement the right policies, a new report shows.


Alternative vote would increase power of average UK voter, says new report


/ Politics

06 May 2011


Independent analysis from think-tank nef (the new economics foundation) shows that the alternative vote, or AV, would increase the power of the average voter

Marina Silva: leading Brazil’s green revolution

/ Conservation, Politics

15 Mar 2011


After a convincing third place in her first time standing for the Brazilian presidency, environmentalist Marina Silva offers hope for a sustainable future in Brazil


Why Measuring Happiness Matters


Politics, Wellbeing

06 Dec 2010


Nic Marks proposes that the government's plans to measure wellbeing mark a significant step forward


Government to Measure Wellbeing


/ Politics, Wellbeing

06 Dec 2010


The wellbeing of people in the UK is to be measured and the findings used to inform future government policy