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Blog: Making technology an effective weapon in the battle against COVID-19

By Commonwealth economic adviser, Tamara MughoghoJun 3 2020 (IPS-Partners) Imagine a world without the internet and erase the last few decades of technological advancement. Then imagine ...

The Curious Case of Covid-19 in Africa

Eunice G. Kamwendo is an Economist and Strategic Advisor with UNDP Africa in New York. Chaltu Daniel Kalbessa is a UNDP Fellow and Strategic Analyst with UNDP Africa in New York. By ...

How to Transform UN’s Environmental Goals into a People’s Agenda for Africa

Responding to Climate Change. Credit UNEP By Dr Olukoya ObafemiBRANDENBURG, Germany, Jun 3 2020 – The COVID-19 insurgence has highlighted the need for multilateral cooperation ...

World Comes Together with $1.35 billion for Yemen

A displaced Yemeni woman stands outside a makeshift shelter that she shares with her extended family. Courtesy: IOM/O. Headon By Samira SadequeUNITED NATIONS, Jun 3 2020 – World ...

WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY 2020

By External SourceJun 3 2020 – My name is Emma, I’m 10 years old, and I live in Canada. I am sharing this video with you, today, because I learned at school that my future ...

How the Great Lockdown Saved Lives

By Pragyan Deb, Davide Furceri, Jonathan D. Ostry and Nour TawkJun 3 2020 – Since the COVID-19 outbreak was first reported in Wuhan, China in late December 2019, the disease has ...

Prioritising Life or the Economy Will Determine the Post-Pandemic Focus in Urban Areas

A recreation of how New York’s Times Square could be transformed as part of the ideas of reversible urbanism which experts are calling for in the wake of the pandemic. CREDIT: ...

The Music of Madagascar Is Real Star of New Film

By A. D. McKenziePARIS, Jun 2 2020 (IPS-Partners) The film Haingosoa had barely made it onto screens in France when the government ordered a lockdown because of the Covid-19 pandemic. ...

This Year of Living Dangerously

By Jomo Kwame Sundaram and Anis ChowdhuryKUALA LUMPUR and SYDNEY, Jun 2 2020 – Indonesia’s founding President Sukarno delivered his annual Independence or National Day address ...

Is the Fight for Human Rights & Racial Justice Overriding the Coronavirus Risk?

Black Lives Matter protest in London May 31. Credit: Tara Carey / Equality Now By Thalif DeenUNITED NATIONS, Jun 2 2020 – The deadly coronavirus pandemic, which has claimed ...
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