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International Cooperation Required to Solve World’s Severest Problems

Sven Lilienström is Founder of the Faces of Democracy initiative & Faces of Peace initiative By Sven LilienströmSTOCKHOLM, Sep 19 2019 – In an interview with Dan Smith, Director of the renowned Stockholm International Peace Research ...

World is in Crisis– & Multilateral Approach is the Key

Contaminated flood waters in Beira, Mozambique after Cyclone Idai hit presented a significant risk for water-borne diseases like cholera. Credit: Sergio Zimba/Oxfam By Abby MaxmanBOSTON, USA, Sep 19 2019 – As the UN General Assembly ...

GGGI joined Ethiopia Green Legacy Campaign to plant 200 million tree seedlings in a day

Credit: Fanabc By GGGISep 19 2019 (IPS-Partners) In 2019, the Ethiopia government, led by Prime Minster Dr. Abiy Ahmed, launched the ambitious Green Legacy campaign that set a milestone to plant 200 million tree seedlings within 12 hours ...

Boko Haram’s Youngest Victims

“We were so close you couldn’t put one finger between one person and the next, we were like razorblades in a pack”. Illustration @2019 John Holmes for Human Rights Watch. By Jo BeckerSep 19 2019 – “Khadija” was just 8 years ...

NYC Library Ditches Controversial Saudi Royal MBS’ Event

Protestors rallied outside a library building in Manhattan on Wednesday, carrying placards about Saudi Arabia’s war in Yemen and referencing the “bone saw” that was reportedly used to dismember Jamal Khashoggi, a prominent critic of Saudi ...

Community Management, Outmigration Help Nepal Double Forest Area

CANOPY COVER: Nepal’s midhills have seen the greatest increase in forest cover over the past 25 years. Outmigration from villages and the success of community forests like this one in Chitlang of Makwanpur district have contributed to the ...

MDBriefCase Group Announces New Expert Advisors and Transforms its Online Learning Platform

TORONTO, Sept. 18, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — MDBriefCase Group Inc. ("MDBC" or the "Company"), a global leader in e–learning products and services that aims to accelerate better decision–making in healthcare, ...

The Geneva Centre and the UAE Permanent Mission to the UN in Geneva co-organized a panel debate on the rights of the child on 18 September

By Geneva CentreGENEVA, Sep 18 2019 (IPS-Partners) A panel debate was organized by the Geneva Centre for Human Rights Advancement and Global Dialogue (The Geneva Centre) and the Permanent Mission of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to the UN ...

As Climate Crisis Worsens & Poverty Rises, UN Appears Off-Track on Development Agenda

Credit: United Nations By Thalif DeenUNITED NATIONS, Sep 18 2019 – The two key goals in the UN’s development agenda are the eradication of extreme poverty and hunger by 2030. But most of the world’s developing nations, currently ...