Hemispheres: William Ury

William Ury is the co-founder of The Harvard Program on Negotiation and co-author of the best-selling negotiator’s handbook, Getting to Yes. He consults political leaders engaged in demilitarizing conflicts and was instrumental in the Central American Peace Accords of the 1980s […]

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Hemispheres: Reducing Violence Against Women in Nigeria

Efforts to Support The Elimination of Violence Against Women in Nigeria and Strengthen Women’s Rights Internationally Nwankwo has long been visibly proactive and energetic in her efforts to engage in legislative advocacy towards the enforcement of women’s human rights. One […]

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Hemispheres: Protecting The World’s Last Rain Forests

Samuel Nnah Ndobe has dedicated his life in Cameroon to protecting Africa’s oldest, richest rainforest, The Congo Basin Forest from land grabbing and deforestation. Why does he think grassroots action is the only way to protect this irreplaceable ecosystem? Samuel […]

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Hemsipheres: Water Quality in China

Water in China, as it is here, is a vital resource at the heart of environmental concerns. Much of the work to improve water quality is being done by grassroots activists with the help of small grants from Global Greengrants […]

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