Tag: civil conflict

Why ‘hydro-politics’ will shape the 21st century

It's been called the 'next oil'. In the coming decades, the supply of water has the potential to influence geopolitics, diplomacy and even conflict.

Missing persons and refugees – a new target for standardization?

In 2016, over 65.6 million people worldwide were uprooted from their homes by war and persecution. ISO Standards help develop solutions for humanitarian work.

7 reasons we’re at more risk than ever of a global pandemic

It could take just one cough, one kiss, one touch or even one bite to change not only your life, but the lives of everyone around you -- and for months or even years. Public health experts believe we are at greater risk than ever of experiencing large-scale outbreaks and global pandemics like those we've ...