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The Immense Cost 200 Million Migrant Workers Pay to Rescue their Families

On average, migrant workers send between 200 and 300 dollars home every one or two months. Contrary maybe to popular belief, this represents only 15 per cent of what they earn: the rest –85 per cent – stays in the countries where they earn the money. ...

Rising Population Trends Threaten UN’s Development Goals in Asia & Africa

By Thalif DeenUNITED NATIONS, Jun 19 2019 – The world’s developing nations, currently fighting an uphill battle in their attempts to implement the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), are facing another stark demographic reality: a rise ...

Conference in Vienna: Executive Director of the Geneva Centre received by the Chairman of the Caucasus Muslims’ Board and the Director of the Diplomatic Academy in Vienna

By Geneva CentreVIENNA, Jun 19 2019 (IPS-Partners) In relation to the organization by the Geneva Centre for Human Rights Advancement and Global Dialogue together with its partners in Vienna on the theme of “From the Interfaith and Inter-Civilizational ...

Executive Director of the Geneva Centre: World society must not turn a blind eye to refugees in the Arab region

By Geneva CentreGENEVA, Jun 19 2019 (IPS-Partners) Ambassador Idriss Jazairy, Executive Director of the Geneva Centre for Human Rights Advancement and Global Dialogue, has appealed to international decision-makers to express greater solidarity to destitute ...

SDGs, Currently Off-Track, Need Bold Decisive Action

Tariq Ahmad is Senior Policy and Research Advisor – Aid Effectiveness at Oxfam America By Tariq AhmadWASHINGTON DC, Jun 19 2019 – It has been four years since governments agreed on the most ambitious set of international commitments to fight ...

An Economic No-Brainer: Empower Women, Empower Economies

Christine Lagarde By Katja IversenNEW YORK, Jun 19 2019 – As the first woman to lead the International Monetary Fund (IMF), and a leader in advocating for increased investment and action toward gender equality, Christine Lagarde helps Deliver ...

Myanmar/Bangladesh: Older people denied dignity in camps after facing military atrocities

– PRESS RELEASE — By Amnesty InternationalJun 18 2019 (IPS-Partners) Tens of thousands of older women and men from ethnic minorities across Myanmar who faced military atrocities and were forced to flee their homes are being let down by ...

As Sudan Struggles, AU Should Press for Justice and Accountability

View of the Headquarters of the African Union in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Credit: UN Photo/Antonio Fiorente. By Carine Kaneza NantulyaWASHINGTON DC, Jun 18 2019 – On June 6, the African Union (AU) suspended Sudan from the 55-member group with ...

Desertification ‘More Dangerous and More Insidious than Wars’

Grenada has been spearheading the fight against desertification at local, regional and global levels. Credit: Desmond Brown/IPS By Desmond BrownANKARA, Jun 18 2019 – Businesses are being encouraged to follow the lead of the youth to halt desertification, ...

The Importance of the Upcoming FAO Election

By Kip TomROME, Jun 18 2019 – With each passing day, the world gets just a little smaller as the internet and cell phones bring our communities together, reveal our shared challenges, and lay bare our failures. As global citizens, we are all concerned ...
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