U.S. State Department

May 27, 2016

This week on Global Beat: The Peace Corps will be established in Vietnam for the first time in history; Santiago’s subway system will become the world’s first solar-powered metro; Greece and Kenya move to close down refugee camps; and more.

European Commission

May 20, 2016

This week on Global Beat: several southern African nations declare states of emergency due to severe drought; Colombia’s FARC rebels agree to free their child soldiers; rising seas due to climate change threaten islands in the Pacific; and more.

May 16, 2016

Madison Webb, the Pacific Council's Foundation Officer, is heading to Geneva, Switzerland as a delegate to the 69th annual World Health Assembly, the supreme decision-making body of the World Health Organization. Here's what you need to know.

Photo credit: Alex Barth

May 6, 2016

This week on Global Beat: Puerto Rico’s debt crisis deepens; the king of Spain dissolves parliament; Doctors Without Borders slams the UN Security Council; Kenya burns the largest stockpile of ivory in history; and more.


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