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Women as Liberia’s Guardians of Peace

Liberian women at an empowerment and leadership conference in Monrovia, Liberia. Credit: UNMIL Photo/Christopher Herwig By Franck Kuwonu, Africa RenewalUNITED NATIONS, Oct 19 2018 (IPS) Not long ago, images of child soldiers and the nation of Liberia ...

Don’t “Whitewash” Khashoggi’s Murder

According to the Committee to Protect Journalists, 44 journalists have been killed so far in 2018 alone, 27 of whom were murdered. Courtesy: UN Geneva By Tharanga YakupitiyageUNITED NATIONS, Oct 19 2018 (IPS) In the midst of international outrage over ...

UAE Raising Awareness About the Impact of Climate Change

Vegan Society in the United Arab Emirates By Rabiya JafferyABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates,, Oct 19 2018 (IPS) The Middle East, due to its geographical location, is particularly prone to the impacts of climate change. Longer droughts, more frequent ...

500 People Participate in IOM’s Fourth Cross-Border Crisis Simulation Exercise in Niger

An exercise along the Niger river challenges the response of government and local communities to the sudden mass movement of people. By International Organization for MigrationTillabéri , Oct 19 2018 (IOM) More than 500 members from communities, local ...

Is There a Remittance Trap?

RALPH CHAMI is an assistant director in the IMF’s Institute for Capacity Development, EKKEHARD ERNST is chief of the macroeconomic policy and jobs unit at the International Labour Organization, CONNEL FULLENKAMP is professor of the practice of economics ...

Africa Must Increase Spending on Health Care, Education & Modern Contraception

Marie Rose Nguini Effa is a Member of Parliament (MP), President of the African Parliamentary Forum on Population and Development (FPA), Member of National Assembly of Cameroon & Member of the Pan-African Parliament. She is also a delegate to the ...

Romania’s Prime Minister visits ADNOC

By WAMABU DHABI, Oct 18 2018 (WAM) Dr. Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber, UAE Minister of State and Group CEO of the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) met, today, with Viorica Dancila, Romania’s first female Prime Minister, at ADNOC, in Abu Dhabi. During ...

Africa Remains Resolute Heading to COP 24

The pastoralists of Ethiopia’s Somali region make a living raising cattle, camels and goats in an arid and drought-prone land. They are forced to move constantly in search of pasture and watering holes for their animals. Ahead of COP 24, African experts ...

Developing Countries Losing Out To Digital Giants

By Jomo Kwame Sundaram and Anis ChowdhuryKUALA LUMPUR and SYDNEY, Oct 17 2018 (IPS) A new United Nations report warns that the potential benefits to developing countries of digital technologies are likely to be lost to a small number of successful first ...

What Accounts For Southeast Asia’s Phenomenal Success?

By Chang Yong RheeWASHINGTON DC, Oct 17 2018 (IPS) Southeast Asia has made extraordinary strides in recent decades. Growth in per capita incomes has been among the fastest in the world, and last year the region was the fourth largest contributor to global ...
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