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Gender equality key to green growth in Lao PDR says new policy brief, potentially adding USD 3.7 billion to annual GDP by 2025

By GGGIVientiane, Nov 16 2018 (GGGI) Improving gender equality can have a profound effect on economic growth and is integral to maximising green growth, according to a new policy brief ...

Rohingya Protest Against Return to Myanmar and Halt Repatriation

Rohingya refugees protested on Thursday, Nov. 15, against their voluntary repatriation to Myanmar. Credit: Mohammad Mojibur Rahman/IPS By Naimul HaqCOX’S BAZAR/DHAKA, Nov 16 ...

2018 World Tolerance Day: Executive Director of the Geneva Centre appeals to decision-makers to sign and endorse 2018 World Conference outcome declaration

By Geneva CentreGENEVA, Nov 16 2018 (Geneva Centre) On the occasion of the 2018 World Tolerance Day, the Geneva Centre’s Executive Director Ambassador Idriss Jazairy has called upon ...

IOM Launches ‘Holding On’ Campaign: A Virtual Reality Experience of Internal Displacement

Holding On VR exhibitions have been held in ten locations around the world since July. The Holding On digital campaign launched yesterday. Credit: IOM By International Organization ...

Kenya Looks to Lead the Way in Developing the Blue Economy’s Potential

While Africa is bordered by two oceans and two seas, African-owned ships account for a tiny fraction – just over 1 percent – of the world’s shipping. Much of Sierra Leone’s ...

Mexico-US migration: What can data tell us?

By International Organization for MigrationNov 15 2018 (IOM) Douglas Massey, Professor of Sociology and Public Affairs at Princeton University, shares his views on data and migration ...

Earth’s Biodiversity: A Pivotal Meeting at a Pivotal Time

Zainab Samo, along with her son and daughter, planting a lemon seedling on her farm in Oan village in Pakistan’s southern desert district of Tharparkar, to fight desert’s advance ...

Africa Set for a Massive Free Trade Area

(From left) African Union chairperson and president of Rwanda Paul Kagame, president of Niger Mahamadou Issoufou and African Union Commission chairperson Moussa Faki Mahamat at the ...

Reaffirming free trade crucial for summits

By EI SUN OHNov 14 2018 (Manila Times) THE annual summit season beckons again. For several days this month, the leaders of the Association of South East Asian Nations (Asean) and their ...

Do the bells toll for Rohingyas?

Smoke is seen billowing on the Myanmar border as Rohingya refugees walk on the shore after crossing the Bangladesh-Myanmar border by boat through the Bay of Bengal, in Shah Porir Dwip. ...
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