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Oil-rich Gulf Turns to Renewable Energy

Credit: KUNDA DIXIT By Kunda DixitKATMANDU, Jan 29 2020 – The increased frequency of climate-induced weather extremes and public opinion pressure are forcing even major fossil ...

Kenya Leapfrogging on 4 SDGS- Building Bridges Between Silicon Savannah and Silicon Valley

The Government of Kenya and the UN Kenya team with their hosts on the roof of the LinkedIn HQ in San Francisco on 21 Jan 2019. Credit: UN By Dr. Temina Madon and Radhika ShahNAIROBI, ...

Burkina Faso shattered by world’s fastest growing displacement crisis

By PRESS RELEASEJan 28 2020 (IPS-Partners) The number of people displaced in Burkina Faso increased tenfold last year to over 560,000. The figure is predicted to skyrocket to 900,000 ...

Exchange Rate Undervaluation for Export-Led Growth Promotion

By Vladimir Popov and Jomo Kwame SundaramBERLIN and KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 28 2020 – One mercantilist view is that exchange rate undervaluation – e.g., via accumulation of foreign ...

Multilateralism Versus Regionalism: Which Path Should African Countries Pursue to Expand Trade and Investment Opportunities?

By Amina MohamedUNITED NATIONS, Jan 28 2020 – Increasingly, the ability of multilateralism to address contemporary global issues such as climate change and international trade ...

Russia’s Prodigious Gift of Higher Education to the Developing World

People’s Friendship University of Russia By Somar WijayadasaNEW YORK, Jan 28 2020 – Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia – popularly known as RUDN (acronym from ...

Addressing the Low Female Representation in STEM Education

Data by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), shows that only 35 percent of students studying STEM in higher education globally are women. ...

When economics prevails over genocide

Judge Abdulqawi Ahmed Yusuf is pictured during the ruling at the International Court of Justice in the Hague, Netherlands on January 23, 2020. PHOTO: REUTERS/EVA PLEVIER By Tasneem ...

US-Iran Confrontation & Implications for India

By Simi MehtaNEW DELHI, Jan 27 2020 – The unease in the relations between the US and Iran have been in the international news for around a month now. Both sides have not shied ...

**UPDATE** African Nations Caught in Conflict Re-commit to Inclusive Education

Djibouti’s Minister of Higher Eduction and Scientific Research Nabil Mohamed Ahmed (right) speaks at the International Summit on Balanced and Integrated Education, which his country ...
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