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ICC Gives Greenlight for Probe into Violent Crimes Against Rohingya

A Rohingya girl goes to fetch water in Balukhali camp, Bangladesh. Credit: Umer Aiman Khan/IPS By External SourceUNITED NATIONS, Nov 15 2019 – Judges of the International Criminal ...

World’s Sewage Workers ‘Underpaid, Sidelined and Risking their Lives’

(L-R) Somappa, 52, Muniraju, 37, and Kaverappa, 54, finish manually emptying a pit, in Bangalore, India in August 2019. Courtesy: WaterAid/ CS Sharada Prasad/ Safai Karmachari Kavalu ...

Dangers and Questions of the Zuckerberg Era

By Roberto SavioROME, Nov 15 2019 – This year the Worldwide Web is thirty years old. For the first time since 1435, a citizen from Brazil could exchange their views and information ...

Summary Report on the event of GGGW2019

GGGW2019 was held in InterContinental Seoul COEX from Oct. 21 – 24 By Ha Young KimNov 15 2019 (IPS-Partners) It has been a great experience for me to attend the Global Green Growth ...

Los Angeles Joins a Global Movement to Protect Human Right to Water

Credit: Council of Canadians By Vi BuiOTTAWA, Canada, Nov 15 2019 – On November 6, Los Angeles became the first major city in the United States to earn the designation of “Blue ...

Empower Young People to Sustain Our Planet, and Let Peace and Prosperity Thrive

Young people at ICPD25 youth session. Credit: Mantoe Phakathi / IPS By Crystal OrdersonNAIROBI, Kenya, Nov 15 2019 – Q: At ICPD25 we heard that women and girls are still waiting ...

The UN at 75: Time to Give Citizens a Voice

Credit: UN photo, Mark Garten By Andreas Bummel, Lysa John and Bruno KaufmannUNITED NATIONS, Nov 14 2019 – Next year the United Nations will commemorate its 75th anniversary. ...

Campaign Targets UNESCO’s Tie-up with ‘Saudi Spies’

A protest against the welcoming of Mohammad bin Salman at Downing Street, last year. Rights organisations have started an online petition against the involvement of bin Salman’s ...

The Global Economy of Pulses: Impressive Gains and the Way Forward

By Boubaker Ben Belhassen and Vikas RawalROME, Nov 14 2019 – Pulses are highly nutritious and their consumption is associated with many health benefits. They are rich in proteins ...

Art Helping Women to Highlight Gender-based Violence at ICPD25

Ann Kihii (25) spends time with other young women from poor communities in Nairobi and use embroidery to create images that tell a story about the daily challenges they face. They ...
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