Fixing the Food System to Produce Healthy Diets

A young boy cooks food at his home in Masunduza, Mbabane, Eswatini. Experts say the current food system does not promote or produce healthy diets. Credit: Mantoe Phakathi/IPS By Mantoe PhakathiMBABANE, Dec 3 2020 – As the world accelerates ...

Lost in Translation? Understanding Relevance of Women, Peace & Security in Arms Control & Disarmament

The United Nations is conducting a 16-day social media campaign from 25 November to 10 December 2020 for its 2020 Campaign: 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence. The 16 Days of Activism is a worldwide campaign calling for the elimination ...

Keeping Climate Ambition Alive: Challenges Remain but Signs of Progress Abound

By Pablo Vieira SamperWASHINGTON DC, Dec 3 2020 – For those of us in the international climate action community, 2020 isn’t ending the way we expected when we rang in the new year. Even before 2020 dawned, countries were hard at work ...

How to Reap the Benefits of Food as Medicine

Digitisation Could Transform African Agriculture

Nepal’s Climate Targets: Unrealistically Ambitious or Unnecessarily Ambiguous

Credit: Nepali Times. By Sonia AwaleKATHMANDU, Dec 2 2020 – The global pandemic hijacked 2020 and reset priorities, but countries now need to regroup and renew their commitment to cap global warming at well below 2°C above pre-industrial ...

Nyagoa’s Long Journey

By Education Cannot WaitDec 2 2020 (IPS-Partners) Nyagoa Dak was born to a world in chaos. Her story is one of loss, of redemption, of struggle and of triumph. At a very early age, Nyagoa lost her parents to the conflict in South Sudan. As ...

How the Rich Get Richer

Patients seeking treatment at the Redemption Hospital in Monrovia, Liberia. Credit: World Bank/Dominic Chavez By Davide MalacrinoWASHINGTON DC, Dec 2 2020 – Wealth begets wealth. This simple concept of privilege has added to growing ...

DOSarrest Unleashes new version of its Simulated DDoS Attack platform

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Dec. 02, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — DOSarrest Internet Security announced today that they have released a new version of its Cyber Attack Preparation Platform (CAPP). CAPP is a serve yourself portal allowing ...

Bombardier and Alstom Confirm Receipt of All Necessary Regulatory Approvals to Complete Bombardier Transportation Sale to Alstom

MONTRÉAL, Dec. 01, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Bombardier (TSX: BBD.B) and Alstom announced today that all necessary regulatory approvals required to complete the sale of Bombardier Transportation to Alstom have been received. Bombardier ...