Fifty-five countries are now participating in the initiative, encompassing a quarter of the world’s people.
The United States sends its warmest and sincerest congratulations to President Joyce Banda.
To be successful, governments need the support and partnership of civil society.
The political situation in Guinea-Bissau has worsened after a military junta suspended the West African nation’s constitution.
The death toll continues to rise in Syria, as Syrian authorities keep up military attacks.
Russia continues to be a very dangerous country for journalists.