The Top 10 Innovative Global Solutions of the Decade
The Worldfocus newsroom celebrates the end of the decade with a look at some of the smartest ideas worldwide. We produced an eclectic list of ten innovative solutions to social and political problems. View a slideshow of the winners -- from Bangladesh and Bhutan to Guyana and Rwanda.
Posted: December 30, 2009 19:20
From the Field
Baltic states preserve identities, but remain vulnerable
Worldfocus producer Ara Ayer reported on a signature series from the Baltics and writes about those nations' efforts to retain their national and cultural identities, even as the global economic crisis looms and Russia reemerges as a world power.
Posted: April 9, 2009 12:07
Web Original Video
Estonia’s Internet guru Linnar Viik shares cyber strategy
Estonian Internet guru Linnar Viik explains his country's success and comments on 2007's cyber attack, when hackers tried to take down the most wired country in Europe.
Posted: April 8, 2009 07:07
Estonia becomes E-stonia with digital revolution
A digital revolution is turning the tiny European nation of Estonia into a nation of Internet innovators. Estonians have put their digital identities onto their national identification cards, and much more.
Posted: April 7, 2009 15:16
Estonia emerges from Soviet rule to fight in Afghanistan
After NATO backed President Obama's new approach to the war in Afghanistan at a summit this weekend, Worldfocus reports on the commitment of one NATO ally -- the small eastern European nation of Estonia, population 1.3 million.
Posted: April 6, 2009 13:28
In the Newsroom
Newly-minted Estonian soldiers head to Afghanistan
Producer Sally Garner is reporting from Estonia and writes from a military base about the newly-independent country's contribution to the war in Afghanistan.
Posted: March 13, 2009 16:22
Leaders log on as e-governments grow
Barack Obama's victory was called the "first election the Internet won" because of his integration of technology and social networking tools. But governments around the world are also heading online.
Posted: November 17, 2008 15:50