Benjamin Bathke is a freelance journalist covering media innovation, startups and intractable global issues for Germany’s international broadcaster Deutsche Welle, as well as several other international publications. In 2015-2016, Ben was a Global Journalism Fellow at the Munk School of Global Affairs and a multimedia storyteller for Washington University in St. Louis.
United Nations University researcher Cosmin Corendea talks to Devex at COP23 in Bonn about why climate change, migration, and human rights have to be dealt with together — and the importance of finding common language.
2017 is on track to be one of the costliest years on record for insurance payouts from natural disasters — but payments are mostly made to developed countries. Ernst Rauch, head of climate at reinsurance company Munich Re, sat down with Devex at the United Nations climate conference to explain how climate risk insurance can work better for developing countries.
With cyberattacks on the rise, many organizations are scrambling to ramp up their online security measures — but high costs and a lack of expertise can make it difficult for nonprofit actors to take the necessary precautions. Devex sat down with Melanie Rieback, CEO of Radically Open Security, to get her insights on the best steps NGOs can take to protect themselves online, while keeping costs down.