When Pili Opal left Udon Thani, a farming region in north-eastern Thailand, to go to University in Bangkok, she bravely left her family to improve her life and theirs through her education.
Measuring peace at the global and national level allows us to assess the social, political and economic factors that create peace. Each year the Institute for Economics & Peace produces the Global Peace Index, the world’s leading measure of national peacefulness, ranking 163 countries according to their levels of peace.
Fast fashion has changed the way clothing is manufactured and sold to consumers around the world. It’s bought, worn once or twice, goes out of fashion, disposed of in the bin, destined for landfill, only to begin the process all over again.
Catarina Caria is the new Sustainable Development host on World Made Good. She will be interviewing notable project leaders across sustainability initiatives around the world. These include by are not limited by the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Born in Lisbon, Portugal and passionate about Peace & Security, and Civil Society, Catarina focused on research of Women, Peace and Security Agenda at the University of Virginia under a Fulbright/FLAD Scholarship in 2021.
Fundraising for causes such as polio eradication, brain cancer and human trafficking takes many traditional forms. Testing human endurance in extreme physical and mental challenges was a non-traditional method taken on by one exceptional Rotarian on multiple occasions.