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‘Women Not Speaking at the Same Table as Men’ Means a Widening Digital Gender Gap in Africa

Marcia Julio Vilanculos brought her baby to the digital literacy training at Ideario innovation hub, Maputo, Mozambique. Women’s caregiving responsibilities must be factored in by ...

UAE, Bangladesh discuss boosting cooperation

By WAMABU DHABI, Sep 14 2018 (WAM) Ways of accelerating cooperation and partnership relations, exchanging of experiences, information and knowledge were the main topic of discussions ...

Kofi Annan, the Last UN Secretary-General Who Paid for His Independence

Kofi Annan. Credit: UN Photo/Evan Schneider By Roberto SavioROME, Sep 14 2018 (IPS) This testimony to Kofi Annan, former UN Secretary-General, comes a month after his death. Much ...

The Causes Behind Africa’s Digital Gender Divide

By IPS World DeskMAPUTO, Sep 14 2018 (IPS) Systemic inequalities based on gender, race, income and geography are mirrored in the digital realm and leave many women, especially the ...

Worldwide Effects of Asbestos Use

By Emily WalshWALLINGFORD, CT, US, Sep 14 2018 (IPS) Earlier this summer, the Environmental Protection Agency of the United States (EPA) issued a Significant New Use Rule (SNUR) on ...

Global Warming Threatens Europe’s Public Health

Parched olive groves in northern Croatia, where West Nile Virus has already claimed one victim this year. West Nile Virus infections have sharply increased in Europe this year, the ...

South-South Cooperation in a Transformative Era

Jorge Chediek is Director, UN Office of South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC) and Envoy of the Secretary-General on South-South Cooperation. By Jorge ChediekUNITED NATIONS, Sep 13 2018 ...

A Personal Remembrance of and a Tribute to Kofi Annan on the Occasion of the 2018 African Green Revolution Forum

Ambassador Kenneth M. Quinn is President of the World Food Prize Foundation By Ambassador Kenneth M. QuinnSep 13 2018 (IPS) When Kofi Annan passed away just last month, I issued ...

Surges and Swarms: A Conversation on Responsible Coverage of Migration

It is essential that media rise to the challenge of covering migration and put ethics at the centre of their coverage. By UN UniversityItaly (UN University), Sep 13 2018 (IOM) Addressing ...

Preservation of the Klamath River – a Life or Death Matter for the Yurok People

Yurok lawyer Amy Cordalis (L) explains the impacts of climate change on the Klamath River, such as the drop in the number of salmon, a key species in the traditions and economy of ...
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