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When UN’s Cash Crisis Undermines Human Rights, Are the World’s Torturers the Key Beneficiaries?

A meeting of the Human Rights Council in Geneva. Credit: UN / Jean-Marc Ferré By Thalif DeenUNITED NATIONS, Jan 24 2020 – The UN’s ongoing cash crisis, which has virtually destabilized the Organization’s day-to-day operations, has also undermined ...

At the International Summit on Balanced & Inclusive Education: A Call to Transform Globally

President of Djibouti Ismail Omar Guelleh and President of ERF Manssour Bin Mussallam By Anna ShenUNITED NATIONS, Jan 24 2020 – In an increasingly unequal and divided world, what role can education play to achieve sustainable development globally? How ...

Education Cannot Wait Interview with Rt. Hon. Gordon Brown

By External SourceJan 24 2020 (IPS-Partners) As the world marks the second International Day of Education on 24 January 2020, Education Cannot Wait’s Director, Yasmine Sherif, interviewed one of today’s most prominent and passionate advocates for ...

Experts laud International Court of Justice Order on Myanmar to Halt all Genocidal Conduct

The International Court of Justice instructed Thursday that Myanmar halt all measures that contribute to the genocide of the Rohingya community. More than 910,000 Rohingya refugees have fled to and settled in neighbouring Bangladesh. Pictured here are ...

Am I Abused or Am I a Failure to Adjust? – A Migrant’s Story

By Fairuz AhmedNEW YORK, Jan 24 2020 – Every year hundreds of immigrants leave their homes and trail to a land of dream and hope where they aspire to find peace, happiness and sometimes a little bit of safety compared to what they leave behind. ...

Amnesty’s musical appeal for education of Rohingya and host community children

By Star Online ReportJan 24 2020 (IPS-Partners) Amnesty International released a music video today on the occasion of the International Day of Education to encourage people of Bangladesh and around the world to support education for Rohingya children ...

Inequality, Stagnation and Instability ‒ the New Normal for Finance Capitalism

Inequality out in the open. Credit: A.D. McKenzie/IPS By Yilmaz AkyüzGENEVA, Jan 24 2020 – The failure of large-scale bailout operations, historically low interest rates and rapid injection of liquidity to bring about a strong recovery from the ...

Nature Losses Threaten Emerging Economies

Small-scale slash-and-burn agriculture is one of the deforestation problems in Brazil’s Amazon jungle. Credit: Mario Osava/IPS. By External SourceJan 24 2020 – More than half of worldwide GDP is moderately or highly dependent on nature, putting ...

Michael W. Cappello joins General Fusion to lead Fusion Demonstration Plant Deployment

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Jan. 23, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — General Fusion announced today the appointment of Michael Cappello as Senior Vice President, Prototype Deployment. In his new position, Mr. Cappello will lead the company's Fusion ...

Global Inequality Continues to Grow: UNDESA Report

Tribal women converge at the Boipariguda weekly market in Koraput District, in India’s Odisha state, to sell and buy farm produce. Indigenous communities remain at the centre of those affected by climate change, he said, disproportionately bearing ...
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