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When economics prevails over genocide

Judge Abdulqawi Ahmed Yusuf is pictured during the ruling at the International Court of Justice in the Hague, Netherlands on January 23, 2020. PHOTO: REUTERS/EVA PLEVIER By Tasneem TayebJan 27 2020 (IPS-Partners) (The Daily Star) – Two days ...

US-Iran Confrontation & Implications for India

By Simi MehtaNEW DELHI, Jan 27 2020 – The unease in the relations between the US and Iran have been in the international news for around a month now. Both sides have not shied away from using outright methods of warfare like the use of ballistic ...

African Nations Caught in Conflict Re-commit to Inclusive Education

Djibouti’s Minister of Higher Eduction and Scientific Research Nabil Mohamed Ahmed (right) speaks at the International Summit on Balanced and Integrated Education, which his country is hosting. Credit: Stella Paul/IPS By Stella PaulDJIBOUTI CITY, ...

Balanced and Gender-Inclusive Education is a Smart Investment

China Ranked World’s Second Largest Arms Producer Trailing Behind US

Credit: SIPRI By Thalif DeenUNITED NATIONS, Jan 27 2020 – Donald Trump, the vociferously unpredictable US president, has long chastised China for seeking “unfair” advantage over trade and tariffs, violating intellectual property rights and ...

Biofortified Crops Improve Farmers’ Livelihoods in Zimbabwe

By Martha KatsiHARARE, Zimbabwe, Jan 27 2020 – Steven Seremwe, who is 57 years old, was retrenched from his job as an administrator at Lake Shore Missions in 2012. He decided to focus on farming, and he started growing various crops—white maize, ...

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 ...
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