The story about a small boy, who encounters a beach full of stranded starfish and throws them one by one back into the ocean, explains the current state of global development.
Internal documents obtained by the Associated Press show that the World Health Organization, criticised for its response to the Ebola crisis, spends US$200 million per year on travel.
Being altruistic can be very complex indeed. Ingrid Nanne asks how we can be truly helpful and shift focus away from gratifying, feel-good interventions to un-sexy work that's likely to take longer but have greater impact.
Haiti, the poorest nation in the Western hemisphere, was hit by a devastating earthquake in 2010 before being struck again by Hurricane Matthew in 2016. While the world responded generously, the mismanagement of funds was disastrous and the efforts of relief organisations were painfully slow and ineffective, putting large, established INGOs under serious scrutiny. Liza Moiseeva gives some simple advice...
The UN has selected its new Secretary General. Brendan Rigby gives 14 reasons to embrace Guterres as the UN's next top man (even though a woman should have been selected).