Modern Diplomacy

Laws Still Restrict Women’s Economic Opportunities Despite Progress

Countries are inching toward greater gender equality, but women around the world continue to face laws and regulations that restrict their economic opportunity, with the COVID-19 pandemic creating new challenges to their health, safety, and economic security, a new World Bank report says.    Reforms to...

How Cyber-warfare is a looming threat in the fast-changing technological world

A cyber attack is no less lethal than a nuclear attack. It could cripple financial systems, stock markets, navigation systems of ships at sea or airplanes in air, and shut down industrial or nuclear plants. Cyber-warfare is, relatively, a new phenomenon. Though the FBI had already...

Climate change is a ‘global emergency’- Poll

Almost two-thirds of over 1.2 million people surveyed worldwide say that climate change is a global emergency, urging greater action to address the crisis, results from a new UN climate survey revealed on Wednesday.  Described as the biggest climate survey yet conducted, UN Development Programme (UNDP)’s “People’s...