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A. Awais

Coronavirus Pushes the World into Recession

The outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19) is possibly the greatest global health emergency in human history. With over half a million people infected by the disease, and tens of thousands dead, the virus continues to infiltrate cities and continents. As entire countries are forced into stringent lockdowns, the virus […]

Skills Needed to Thrive in the 21st Century

The twenty-first century is characterised by an innovation-driven economy and rapidly emerging technology. We find ourselves in an age when digital screens have taken over our lifestyles while our industries are fast becoming automated. There are specific skills and traits that are needed to thrive personally and professionally […]

How to Protect Yourself from Coronavirus

The outbreak of the coronavirus (COVID-19) has claimed tens thousands of lives, with over half a million people infected. The virus originated in the city of Wuhan in central China during December 2019, and has spread all across the world since then, causing the World Health Organization (WHO) […]

How Climate Change Affects People and Communities

Climate change has emerged as a major issue the world is facing today. While a rise in temperature by 2°C above pre-industrial levels may not appear much, it can have potentially disastrous effects for certain communities. Climate-related events can significantly impact our health, food, water supplies, security, economies, […]

40 Daily Actions to Make the World a Better Place

In 2015, the United Nations General Assembly set 17 goals as “the blueprint to achieve a better and more sustainable future for all”. These Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) address issues linked to poverty, inequality, climate, environmental degradation, prosperity, peace, and justice, and set certain targets for the year […]