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Call for Returnee Migrants to Join Forces to Fight Irregular Migration

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) has launched a project called Migrants as Messengers (MaM), which aims to make future candidates aware of the dangers of irregular ...

9 of the 10 Worst Global Risks are Linked to Water

By Jens BerggrenSTOCKHOLM, Sweden, Mar 21 2019 – Every year, the World Economic Forum asks some 1,000 decision-makers from the public sector, business, academia and civil society ...

UN’s Plan to Offshore Back-Office Jobs is Probably a Waste of Money

By Ian RichardsUNITED NATIONS, Mar 20 2019 – A $64 million plan to move 750 back office jobs from the UN’s main duty stations to four new centralized service centres in Budapest, ...

VIDEO: World Autism Awareness Day 2019 – Assistive Technologies, Active Participation

By IPS World DeskROME, Mar 20 2019 – Awareness of Austism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) has continued to grow worldwide, in recent years. But the number of diagnoses have continued ...

How One Kenyan Teacher is Lifting His Students Out of Poverty With Science

Maths and physical science teacher Peter Tabichi (far right) in class. The Keriko Mixed Day Secondary School teacher has been nominated for the one million dollar Global Teacher Prize. ...

”As global citizens, we cannot turn a blind eye to the increasing spread of hatred and intolerance”

Message by the Executive Director of the Geneva Centre for Human Rights Advancement and Global Dialogue (“The Geneva Centre”) Ambassador Idriss Jazairy By Geneva CentreGENEVA, ...

Dismantling Patriarchy Must Begin at Home: A Reflection on Gender Equality

Lorato Modongo at the “Speak Up, Speak Out: Young Advocates Advancing SRHR Through Storytelling” in New York, during the current 63rd sessions at the UN Commission on the Status ...

Depression Is More than a Stigma

Manoj K. Pandey is Lecturer in Economics, Australian National University; Vani S. Kulkarni is Lecturer in Sociology, University of Pennsylvania; and Raghav Gaiha is (Hon. ) Professorial ...

Fighting the World’s Largest Criminal Industry: Modern Slavery

An estimated 40 million people were living in modern slavery around the world in 2016, and women and girls are disproportionately affected. Credit: Adil Siddiqi/IPS By Tharanga YakupitiyageUNITED ...

VIDEO: Water for All – World Water Day 2019

By IPS World DeskROME, Mar 19 2019 – Water is a precondition for human existence, and for the sustainability of our planet. It is entwined with almost everything human, from ...
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