PH’s solar chainstop in Asia

PH’s solar chainstop in Asia

The Philippines, leads the solar energy revolution in Asia, according to a Dutch consultancy firm, Solarplaza. The country topped the list in terms of the use of solar photovoltaic systems for electricity generation.Rotterdam-based Solarplaza conducted the study among developing countries in Asia. “The country is still relatively young when it comes to solar development, but…Read More

Can the Winter Olympics 2018 melt the icy relationship between South and North Korea?

Can the Winter Olympics 2018 melt the icy relationship between South and North Korea?

As stated by Jung Woo Lee in his online article, ´A political history of the Winter Olympics´, “the Winter Olympic Games is a relatively humble sporting event in comparison with its summer counterpart”. Personally, I agree with Woo Lee´s introductory sentence, which maps the political history of previous winter Olympic Games, as indeed it is…Read More

North Korea’s New Strategy: Charm Offensive

North Korea’s New Strategy: Charm Offensive

North Korea has been on the headline every now and then whenever there is either a joint military exercise between South Korea and the United States or a nuclear test by its regime. It may seem as if this country is on a suicidal path for testing its nuclear weapons ignoring the sanctions being imposed…Read More

geopolitical importance of turkey

Turkey on the Offensive: Operation Olive Branch

The Middle East is one of the most volatile regions in the world. There are many players with different interests sometimes at odds with one another. Turkey is one of those players. In 2016 it has taken the spotlight for launching Operation Euphrates Shield into Syrian territory to push back against the Islamic States. Turkey…Read More

Gender in Internet Governance

Gender in Internet Governance

The ‘Governance’ in the term Internet Governance does not imply governments. Internet Governance multi-stakeholder group includes stakeholders from civil society, the private sector, government, academia and the technical community.   THE 12th INTERNET GOVERNANCE FORUM Gender and access themes were a key part of the 12th Internet Governance forum’s program that took place at the…Read More

Energy Trilemm: a critical analysis

Energy Trilemma: A Critical Analysis

For a moment, imagine yourself without electricity: you can’t cook, you don’t have Internet, you can’t do the all-nighter you need to study for your exams, nor bathe in hot water or wash the clothes in the machine… Our life has changed since mass access to energy (electricity, oil,…) and we are no longer able…Read More

Nadia's dream to eradicate myths of women health

Nadia’s dream to eradicate myths of women health

Nadia Sarwar, an epitome of courage and hard work. She never spares even a minute chance to be better at life every day and always makes lemonade when life throws lemons at her. Word ‘’impossible’’ doesn’t exist in her vocabulary. Nadia’s life took the major turn when she was just a 6th grader and her…Read More

The Consequences and Initiatives taken Regarding Climate Change in Bangladesh

Climate Change is happening NOW: The Consequences and Initiatives taken Regarding Climate Change in Bangladesh

In some places, the impact of climate change is already observable. In others, scientists predict the occurrence of climate change based on intricate mathematical and computer models. But in Bangladesh, it is already happening NOW, at a scale that involves unmatched natural and human tragedy. The long history of natural calamities of Bangladesh that used to…Read More