The leading international economic adviser of his generation and special adviser to UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon says we can reduce poverty by devoting just a modest fraction of our vast wealth to the effort
The Chief of Staff of the United Nations under Kofi Annan and former Administrator of the UN Development Programme talks us through some of the key ideas and institutions that helped develop globalisation
The Wall St Journal reporter and member of The Chicago Council For Global Affairs talks on Hunger. Selects illuminating further reading on the subject including a technical analysis of micro-lending as well as the Bible
An expert in disaster reconstruction and climate change, Khurshid discusses five illuminating books on natural disasters and outlines some of the key political issues relating to disaster management
The UN veteran chooses books on the fate of children in the developing world and the Millennium Goals and says giving money to the poor works
The Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times columnist selects his five books on Saving The World. Argues, amongst other points, that the cost of peacekeeping is cheap compared to the average cost of a war
The actress and humanitarian activist says that in any genocide 95 per cent of us are capable of being led or enticed to a tipping point where we can pick up a machete and hack to death strangers and friends alike.