On August 22, the eighth National Development Report for Honduras (NDRH) was launched in the city of Tegucigalpa before an audience of over 900 development professionals. The report, titled “Reducing Inequality: An Urgent Challenge," analyzes economic and social inequity in Honduras, a challenge that the country must address now to achieve a higher level of human development in the future.
In just a few months, Transparency International Bangladesh introduced and disseminated a cutting-edge new tool to bolster anti-corruption efforts and to promote transparent governance: TIBInfo. The database system, now accessible online, helps keep track of anti-corruption activities taking place in Bangladesh (e.g. performances, meetings, rallies…), a country that possesses one of the highest rates of corruption in the world.
Access to the Internet means that almost any research question can be answered within seconds and countless learning tools are available to access and share information. While professors around the world are celebrating the democratization of education, one major issue has surfaced: while the quantity of information available to students is infinite, how is it possible to control the quality of that information?