Saturday, April 17, 2021

Profound Reform or Redundancy United Nations’ Quandary?

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GENEVA, Apr 13 (IPS) - Three recent developments bring about again the reasoning on the dire need to immediately reform the United Nations...

Palestinians are Suffering from Hunger, Poverty, Conflict & a Global Pandemic

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UNITED NATIONS, Apr 09 (IPS) - The Trump administration’s decision to cut off assistance to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA)...

Cost of Being Honour Bearers Sexual Violence During Communal Riots in India

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NEW DELHI, India, Apr 08 (IPS) - Delayed, or no, justice and perpetrators’ impunity effectively silence rape and sexual assault survivors of communal...

Transforming Global Food Systems – Jose Graziano da Silva on the Path to Zero...

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CAMBRIDGE MA, Apr 06 (IPS) - The battle for the future of food has grown contentious, and José Graziano da Silva has become...

Getting to Better than Normal in a Post-COVID-19 World

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JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, Apr 06 (IPS) - Girls in Asia don't want to go back to normal – they want to go "back...

Disability Discrimination at the World Bank: Is it Immunity or Impunity?

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UNITED NATIONS, Apr 06 (IPS) - The 15,900-strong World Bank, which has funded over 12,000 development projects worldwide since 1947, is an international...

Recipes with a Taste of Sustainable Development on the Coast of El Salvador

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SAN LUIS LA HERRADURA, El Salvador, Mar 31 (IPS) - Salvadoran villager Maria Luz Rodriguez placed the cheese on top of the lasagna...

In Syria, a Decade of Death, Destruction, Displacement, Disease, Dread & Despair

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UNITED NATIONS, Mar 30 (IPS) - The conflict in Syria is now ten years old. A decade of death, destruction, displacement, disease, dread...

Why Rehabilitation is as Vital as Rescue for Child Trafficking Survivors

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SYDNEY, Australia, Mar 29 (IPS) - Twelve-year-old Babloo’s (Name changed) parents, who worked as daily wage agricultural labourers in the eastern Indian state...

Debt Moratoria in the Next Pandemic: Be Prepared, and Be Fair

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WASHINGTON DC, Mar 25 (IPS) - Imagine it is 2025 and that, unfortunately, another pandemic is sweeping the world. Much like in the...

End Vaccine Apartheid Before Millions More Die

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SYDNEY and KUALA LUMPUR, Mar 23 (IPS) - At least 85 poor countries will not have significant access to coronavirus vaccines before 2023....

Human Rights Groups Demand an end to Myanmar Militarys Crackdown on Journalists

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UNITED NATIONS, Mar 22 (IPS) - Two human rights groups have called on the military in Myanmar to release journalists arbitrarily jailed and...

The UN Food Systems Summit: How Not to Respond to the Urgency of Reform

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NEW YORK, Mar 22 (IPS) - At a critical juncture on the road to the UN Food Systems Summit, three UN rights experts...

Indigenous Communities in Mexico Fight Energy Projects

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MEXICO CITY, Mar 19 (IPS) - Indigenous farmers on communally owned lands have blocked since 2016 a private solar farm in the southeastern...

Living Hell – Concerns Mount over Dramatic Deterioration in Yemen Conflict

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UNITED NATIONS, Mar 17 (IPS) - The United Nations Special Envoy for Yemen has warned that the world’s worst humanitarian crisis, is rapidly...