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Friday, November 08, 2019UNITED NATIONS, Nov 08 (IPS) – Given the political, economic and social exigencies of contemporary peacekeeping, it is important that the Department of Political and Peacebuilding Affairs (DPPA) remains engaged in the process.
Friday, November 08, 2019UNITED NATIONS, Nov 08 (IPS) – While the UN grapples with weighty global matters, can an Indian gift solve an unlikely matter of great concern to journalists and staffers – a partial shutdown of an escalator as part of the world body’s austerity measures?
Friday, November 08, 2019NAIROBI, Kenya, Nov 08 (IPS) – As we count down the remaining days to the opening of the Nairobi Summit or the International Conference for Population and Development(ICPD), I am confounded by how much humanity has managed to simultaneously empower more women than at any other time in history, while at the same time failing to see that ‘women’s issues’ are actually ‘everyone’s issues’.
Thursday, November 07, 2019UNITED NATIONS, Nov 07 (IPS) – The United Nations agency for Palestinian refugees was in “crisis mode” on Wednesday after director Pierre Krahenbuhl resigned amid a misconduct probe over whether he fast-tracked his girlfriend into a top aid job, analysts said.
Thursday, November 07, 2019NUR-SULTAN CITY, Kazakhstan, Nov 07 (IPS) – The water resources in Central Asia’s Aral Sea Basin support the lives and livelihoods of about 70 million people — a population greater than Thailand, France, or South Africa.
Wednesday, November 06, 2019KIEL, Germany, Nov 06 (IPS) – Global temperatures are set to rise by a catastrophic 3°C by the end of the century unless we take major action. The next 10 years in particular are crucial.
Tuesday, November 05, 2019UNITED NATIONS, Nov 05 (IPS) – My name is Alaa Salah. I am 22 years old and I grew up in Khartoum. Before the revolution, I was a student of architectural engineering. I did not grow up around politics, but in an ordinary middle-class family—my mother is a designer and my father owns a construction company.
Tuesday, November 05, 2019
KUALA LUMPUR and SYDNEY, Nov 05 (IPS) – The International Monetary Fund (IMF), the World Bank and the World Trade Organization (WTO), all dominated by rich countries, have long promoted trade liberalization as a ‘win-win‘ solution for “all people—rich and poor—and all countries—developed and developing countries”, arguing that “the gains are large enough to enable compensation to be provided to the losers”.
Tuesday, November 05, 2019UNITED NATIONS, Nov 05 (IPS) – Once considered rare in their occurrence, in the last 10 years tsunamis have struck nearly every year: from Samoa to Chile, and from Iceland to New Zealand.
Tuesday, November 05, 2019UNITED NATIONS, Nov 05 (IPS) – Using armies of online fans, trolls and, automated ‘bots’, the world’s authoritarians and populists are increasingly using the web to d
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