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Q&A: Conflict in Africa makes Migration Compact Useless

The Global Compact for Migration will be useless as long as there are still areas of conflict in Africa. Credit: Jared Ferrie/IPS By Danielle EngoloMARRAKECH, Morocco, Dec 12 2018 ...

GCM Adoption: An Approval for Change or Business as Usual?

Journalist Amel Morandi is particularly concerned with the voluntary aspect of the Compact as it does not place legal obligations on States. Courtesy: Chahreddine Berriah By Chahreddine ...

Q&A: How Will the Global Compact for Migration Aid the Work of Civil Society

Claudia Interiano from Fundación para la Justicia y el Estado Democratico de Derecho, a Latin American organisation that works to access justice for persons killed or missing during ...

Bamboo — the Magic Bullet to Rapid Carbon Sequestration?

Dr. Hans Friederich, the Director General of the International Bamboo and Rattan Organisation (INBAR) is calling on the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) ...

Time to Follow EU’s Lead & Step Up Climate Action with 2050 Plans

Since 2009, the Ministry of Railways has partnered with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to adopt a range of energy efficient technologies that can support the vision ...

Final Thoughts as the Global Compact for Migration Starts its Own Long Journey Against the Odds

Louise Arbour, the U.N. Special Representative for International Migration, urged those who were still sceptical of the Compact to reread it, very carefully, and form their own opinion. ...

COP24 gets political after first week

People attend a demonstration to urge politicians to act against climate change in Paris, France, as the COP24 is held in Poland, December 8, 2018. PHOTO: Piroschka van de Wouw/ REUTERS By ...

From Cambodia, with love

A Phnom Penh street scene. PHOTO: JONAS HANSEL/FLICKR By Rubana HuqDec 12 2018 (The Daily Star, Bangladesh) Education indeed. Getting to Phnom Penh took me to yet another learning ...

Q&A: The Global Compact that Respects Human Rights During all Stages of Migration

By Youssef LakhderMARRAKECH, Morocco, Dec 12 2018 (IPS) Amid the hustle and bustle of the two-day Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration (GCM), IPS spoke to Younous ...

New Science Shows Climate-Smart Farming is Within Reach

Godefroy Grosjean is Asia Climate Policy Hub Leader, International Center for Tropical Agriculture By Godefroy GrosjeanKATOWICE, Poland, Dec 12 2018 (IPS) Until the United Nations ...
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