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Limiting Global Temperature Rise to 1.5 Degrees

PHOTO: PETER ANDREWS/REUTERS By Saleemul HuqJul 18 2018 (The Daily Star, Bangladesh) In the run-up to the negotiations under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change ...

The Industrialization of Cybercrime

Tamas Gaidosch, a senior financial sector expert in the IMF’s Monetary and Capital Markets Department, is a cybersecurity professional with more than 20 years’ experience, including ...

Social Media – the New Testing Ground for Sri Lanka’s Freedom

Sri Lanka’s media has been under pressure for most of the past decade and only gained some breathing space since the 2015 presidential election. Credit: Amantha Perera/IPS By ...

Nusseibeh calls for greater cooperation on SDGs

By WAMNEW YORK, Jul 18 2018 (WAM) Ambassador Lana Zaki Nusseibeh, UAE’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations in New York, called for greater international cooperation ...

New York, With 8.5 Million People, Among Cities Heading for a Sustainable Future

Maimunah Mohd Sharif is Executive Director of the United Nations Human Settlements Programme and Achim Steiner is Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme By Maimunah ...

Emirates Diplomatic Academy hosts King of Spain at WOCMES

By WAMABU DHABI, Jul 17 2018 (WAM) The Emirates Diplomatic Academy, EDA, held a networking reception in the presence of King Felipe VI of Spain at the fifth World Congress for Middle ...

Chile Has Medicine Against Desertification, But Does Not Take It

Hundreds of children, many from rural schools in the Coquimbo region, have visited the fog catchers in Cerro Grande as part of an educational programme to raise awareness among future ...

Immigration, Lot of Myths and Little Reality

The Italian Navy rescues migrants in the Mediterranean Sea. Credit: Italian Coastguard/Massimo Sestini By Roberto SavioROME, Jul 17 2018 (IPS) According to the latest statistics, ...

Fate of Rohingya Refugees Discussed by IOM Chief and Bangladesh Prime Minister

IOM DG William Swing meets new mothers from the Rohingya refugee and local communities. Photo: IOM By International Organization for MigrationDhaka/Cox’s Bazar, Jul 17 2018 (IOM) Almost ...

Q&A: Air Pollution Remains Cause for Alarm in Asia

On any given day, a pall of smog and dust hangs over Kabul’s streets. It clings to the face, burns the eyes, and stains the hands. It bathes the cars, often stuck bumper-to-bumper ...
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