The writer, an economist, is member of the advisory panel and senior advisor to the UNDP’s Human Development Report Office.
President Bashar al-Assad's regime has stepped up its air campaign against the jihadists in recent weeks.
This year’s edition of the Human Development Report contains a set of practical recommendations.
Papa CJ started stand-up comedy in 2004 after his visit to the annual Fringe festival in Edinburgh. Since then, amongst various places, he has performed at the Sydney Opera House and also at gun-point in South Africa, he quips.