Felipe Guarin and Catalina Lotero used design and creativity to help inform more people about the COVID-19 pandemic.
Yu Po’s three days of experiences at the Social Enterprise World Forum (SEWF) 2019 in Ethiopia, where she hear and learn from different social enterprises that are tackling challenges around the world!
The (ongoing) resurrection of New Orleans has been a long and painful process. It is a significant example to understand the competing forces that reshape post-industrial port-cities during and after catastrophic climate events. By (re)positioning community at the heart of redevelopment plans, New Orleans has shown how to mitigate these risks. Resilience and recovery lies in empowerment and social inclusion; as New Orleans – and the world – faces off against another, far greater threat from COVID-19, this may be a lesson worth remembering.
On 26th March 2020, in tune with the global crisis released by the spread of the coronavirus, Colombia entered into a quarantine that has been lately extended until May 11th. Currently, the country has confirmed 6211 cases and 278 deaths. These are the official numbers, however, the lack of evidence, medical capacity, equipment damage, inefficiency, etc. suggest that there are many more cases than those presented.
As a historian, I explain the present floodings in Jakarta with the past. The significant role of the Dutch colonizers in the urban planning and the circulation of ideas of this city is discussed.