Coordinated international action is contributing toward a declining overall success rate of pirate attacks off the Horn of Africa.
Women have made enormous progress, but still have a long way to go.
President Barack Obama reaffirmed his commitment to meet the challenge of the worst environmental disaster in United States history
Illicit drug traffickers are increasingly using West Africa as a transshipment point for illicit drugs.
Economies are growing, but still prosperity reaches too few, and extreme inequality persists.
Capturing carbon dioxide emissions and storing them away from the atmosphere is an important means of mitigating environmental damage.
While trafficking victims include men and boys, today, 56% of human trafficking victims worldwide are women and girls.