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World’s Youth Are Being Left Behind

Rohingya girls taking religious education lessons at a Madrasah in the camps. Globally, 75 percent of refugees of secondary education age are not in school. In Bangladesh, Kenya, and ...

Bangladesh faces a challenge to ensure welfare of its aging population

This report is produced by UNB United News of Bangladesh and IPS Inter Press Service. By Abdur Rahman JahangirDHAKA, Bangladesh, Feb 22 2019 (IPS-Partners) (IPS/UNB) – Bangladesh ...

Taking the Lead in Fight Against Climate Change

Monique Taffe, a 22-year-old London-based fashion designer, makes clothing from recycled textiles and objects. Credit: A.D. McKenzie/IPS By A. D. McKenziePARIS, Feb 22 2019 (IPS) As ...

The Unwanted People of Myanmar: A Tropical Srebrenica in the Land of the Golden Pagodas

Dr. Hanif Hassan Ali Al Qassim, Chairman of the Geneva Centre for Human Rights Advancement and Global Dialogue By Dr. Hanif Hassan Ali Al QassimGENEVA, Feb 22 2019 (IPS) The massacre ...

Local School Is a Model for Energy and Water in Rapa Nui

The roof of the original headquarters of the Toki Foundation on Easter Island, or Rapa Nui, located 3,800 kilometers from the Chilean coast, is also used to collect rainwater, which ...

The President of the United States Is More the President of My Country Than the President of My Country

Oswaldo Guayasamín, The Workers, 1942. By Vijay PrashadFeb 22 2019 (IPS-Partners) (Tricontinental) – As the United States and its allies put pressure on Venezuela, a poem by the ...

The Future of Urbanism: Is the UAE Pioneering it?

Masdar City in Abu Dhabi. Credit: Masdar By Rabiya JafferyABU DHABI, UAE, Feb 22 2019 (IPS) According to data from the UN Development Programme (UNDP), the Arab world is one of the ...

DRC’s First Peaceful Transition of Power Was At Expense of Women

Justine Masika Bihamba at the UN Security Council in 2018. By Justine Masika BihambaGOMA, DR Congo, Feb 21 2019 (IPS) When Felix Tshisekedi, the 55 year old son of the former opposition ...

A World Party

Roberto Savio is founder of IPS Inter Press Service and President Emeritus By Roberto SavioROME, Feb 21 2019 (IPS) I have been a member of the first international party: the Transnational ...

How Development Excludes Adivasi Peoples

Local governance structures—in which every individual has the right, capacity, and opportunity to take part—must be kept alive | Photo courtesy: Wikimedia Commons By Debjeet SarangiODISHA, ...
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