What is empathy and why do we have it? Is it necessary for morality, or can it sometimes be more of a hindrance than a motivator? We will discuss these and other questions in the first episode of the PaX Podcast.
Access to banking and finance has long been a symbol of the differences between the world’s rich and the world’s poor. However, another idea popularised in the mid-2000s sought to challenge that concept: microfinance.
These divergent meanings of humanitarianism are harbouring contradictions that lie at the heart of the moral dilemma that development aid is facing, even though this aspect is often overlooked.
The Democratic Republic of the Congo is a country whose past is steeped in violence, conflict, internal strife and an ongoing humanitarian crisis. The question is whether the UN can deliver peace?