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“The Sustainable Bioeconomy, a Path Towards Post-Extractivism”

Dubai invests AED500 million in energy efficiency

By WAMDUBAI, Jul 19 2018 (WAM) The Regulatory and Supervisory Bureau, RSB, for electricity and water in Dubai has revealed that Dubai’s cumulative investments in the energy efficiency ...

Support of Influential World Leaders Not Enough to End Rohingya Crisis

Over a million Rohingya refugees are now cramped in hilly terrains of Ukhiya in southeastern regions of Cox’s Bazar along Bangladesh border with Myanmar. Credit: ASM Suza Uddin/IPS By ...

India Fast Becoming a Pillar of Global Growth & Stability

Hardeep S. Puri, India’s Minister of State for Housing & Urban Affairs, in his address to the UN’s High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development By Hardeep S. PuriUNITED ...

Blockchain can solve third world problems but who will bell the cat?

By Ehtesham ShahidJul 19 2018 (Al Arabiya) “Is blockchain made of gold”? My wife’s rather amusing question during a random research turned out to be more than just comic intervention. It ...

How Prison Conditions Fuel the Tuberculosis Epidemic

Inmates at the National Penitentiary in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Credit: David Bryden By David BrydenWASHINGTON DC, Jul 19 2018 (IPS) Dozens of grown men peered from behind the barred ...

Limiting Global Temperature Rise to 1.5 Degrees

PHOTO: PETER ANDREWS/REUTERS By Saleemul HuqJul 18 2018 (The Daily Star, Bangladesh) In the run-up to the negotiations under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change ...

The Industrialization of Cybercrime

Tamas Gaidosch, a senior financial sector expert in the IMF’s Monetary and Capital Markets Department, is a cybersecurity professional with more than 20 years’ experience, including ...

Social Media – the New Testing Ground for Sri Lanka’s Freedom

Sri Lanka’s media has been under pressure for most of the past decade and only gained some breathing space since the 2015 presidential election. Credit: Amantha Perera/IPS By ...

Nusseibeh calls for greater cooperation on SDGs

By WAMNEW YORK, Jul 18 2018 (WAM) Ambassador Lana Zaki Nusseibeh, UAE’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations in New York, called for greater international cooperation ...
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