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Experts Call For Global Momentum on Gender Parity

Mary Wanja, a farmer at Ngangarithi, Kenya, using water from a stream to water her produce. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) indicates that the face of ...

Recognising the Debilitating Nature Conflict Has on Food Security

For many people affected by conflict, agriculture is their only means of survival, according to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). Credit: Busani Bafana/IPS By ...

Chairman of the Geneva Centre: World Conference outcome declaration contributes to the realization of the 1948 Universal Declaration of Human Rights

By Geneva CentreGENEVA, Sep 21 2018 (Geneva Centre) The World Conference outcome declaration entitled “Moving towards greater spiritual convergence worldwide in support of equal citizenship ...

Ethiopian Domestic Workers Battle for Survival in Saudi Arabia

African refugees await news of their work and residency visa applicatiosn in Lavinsky Park near the Tel Aviv, Israel. Credit: Zack Baddorf/ZUMA Press / IPS By Rabiya JafferyJEDDAH, ...

Indigenous Peoples Link Their Development to Clean Energies

United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, Victoria Tauli-Corpuz of the Philippines (3rd left), calls for the full participation of indigenous communities ...

First Steps Towards a Global Agreement on the High Seas

Coral reef in Mexico. Credit: Mauricio Ramos/IPS By Andrew NortonLONDON, Sep 20 2018 (IPS) The world’s first efforts to develop a way to govern the high seas – international waters ...

Unfinished Business – Nurture entrepreneurs, connect the dots between youth, innovation, and jobs toward green growth

Juhern Kim is Manager, Greenpreneurs Program By Juhern KimSep 20 2018 (GGGI) It was the summer time in 2011, when I visited the rural town called Takéo for the first time, located ...

Freezing Inside UAE’s High Rise Buildings While Temperatures Soar Outside

The United Arab Emirates is also paying the price of rapid economic development in terms of climate change. Air-conditioning has proved to be a major challenge to climate change mitigation ...

Levelling the Playing Field for Persons with Disabilities in the United States

According to the United Nations “sport can help reduce the stigma and discrimination associated with disability because it can transform community attitudes about persons with disabilities ...

UN Expects More Upheavals as Trump’s Foreign Policy Runs Wild

Donald J. Trump, President of the United States of America, addresses the Assembly’s annual general debate. Credit: UN Photo/Cia Pak By Thalif DeenUNITED NATIONS, Sep 19 2018 (IPS) The ...
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