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Cuban Women, Vulnerable to Climate Change, in the Forefront of the Struggle

A group of women clean a street after the passage of Hurricane Irma, in the Havana neighborhood of Vedado in September 2017. Women play a leading role in mitigating the impacts of ...

The Right to Choose

Manes Feston, flanked by her children, holds her four-month-old son Fedson. He was one of triplets but his siblings died because of a lack of welfare support. High fertility rates ...

Women as Liberia’s Guardians of Peace

Liberian women at an empowerment and leadership conference in Monrovia, Liberia. Credit: UNMIL Photo/Christopher Herwig By Franck Kuwonu, Africa RenewalUNITED NATIONS, Oct 19 2018 ...

Don’t “Whitewash” Khashoggi’s Murder

According to the Committee to Protect Journalists, 44 journalists have been killed so far in 2018 alone, 27 of whom were murdered. Courtesy: UN Geneva By Tharanga YakupitiyageUNITED ...

UAE Raising Awareness About the Impact of Climate Change

Vegan Society in the United Arab Emirates By Rabiya JafferyABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates,, Oct 19 2018 (IPS) The Middle East, due to its geographical location, is particularly prone ...

500 People Participate in IOM’s Fourth Cross-Border Crisis Simulation Exercise in Niger

An exercise along the Niger river challenges the response of government and local communities to the sudden mass movement of people. By International Organization for MigrationTillabéri ...

Is There a Remittance Trap?

RALPH CHAMI is an assistant director in the IMF’s Institute for Capacity Development, EKKEHARD ERNST is chief of the macroeconomic policy and jobs unit at the International Labour ...

Africa Must Increase Spending on Health Care, Education & Modern Contraception

Marie Rose Nguini Effa is a Member of Parliament (MP), President of the African Parliamentary Forum on Population and Development (FPA), Member of National Assembly of Cameroon & ...

Romania’s Prime Minister visits ADNOC

By WAMABU DHABI, Oct 18 2018 (WAM) Dr. Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber, UAE Minister of State and Group CEO of the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) met, today, with Viorica Dancila, Romania’s ...

Africa Remains Resolute Heading to COP 24

The pastoralists of Ethiopia’s Somali region make a living raising cattle, camels and goats in an arid and drought-prone land. They are forced to move constantly in search of pasture ...
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