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Empower Young People to Sustain Our Planet, and Let Peace and Prosperity Thrive

Young people at ICPD25 youth session. Credit: Mantoe Phakathi / IPS By Crystal OrdersonNAIROBI, Kenya, Nov 15 2019 – Q: At ICPD25 we heard that women and girls are still waiting for the unmet promises to be met? DO you think this time around there ...

The UN at 75: Time to Give Citizens a Voice

Credit: UN photo, Mark Garten By Andreas Bummel, Lysa John and Bruno KaufmannUNITED NATIONS, Nov 14 2019 – Next year the United Nations will commemorate its 75th anniversary. The General Assembly determined that all the UN’s activities in 2020 ...

Campaign Targets UNESCO’s Tie-up with ‘Saudi Spies’

A protest against the welcoming of Mohammad bin Salman at Downing Street, last year. Rights organisations have started an online petition against the involvement of bin Salman’s Misk Foundation with the United Nations Educational Scientific And Cultural ...

The Global Economy of Pulses: Impressive Gains and the Way Forward

By Boubaker Ben Belhassen and Vikas RawalROME, Nov 14 2019 – Pulses are highly nutritious and their consumption is associated with many health benefits. They are rich in proteins and minerals, high in fibre and have a low fat content. Pulses are ...

Art Helping Women to Highlight Gender-based Violence at ICPD25

Ann Kihii (25) spends time with other young women from poor communities in Nairobi and use embroidery to create images that tell a story about the daily challenges they face. They also get a chance to discuss the issues among themselves in a safe space. ...

This Time Around ICPD25 Commitments Will Be Met Says UNFPA …

Bettina Maas / UNFPA Ethiopia. Credit: Crystal Orderson / IPS By Crystal OrdersonNAIROBI, Kenya, Nov 14 2019 – The United Nations Population Fund, UNFPA Ethiopia country representative, Bettina Maas speaks to IPS at the ICPD25 Nairobi Summit ...

Will Artificial Intelligence Help Resolve the Food Crisis?

Credit: Food Tank By Thalif DeenUNITED NATIONS, Nov 14 2019 – When UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres made a global appeal for “zero hunger” on World Food Day last month, he provided some grim statistics rich in irony: more than 820 million ...

Rock Glaciers Supply Water to Highlands Communities in Argentina

Young People at ICPD25: ‘ We Have the Right to Sexual and Reproductive Rights’

ICPD25 Youth delegates: Michele Simon (left) and Botho Mahlunge. Credit: Joyce Chimbi / IPS By Joyce ChimbiNAIROBI, Kenya, Nov 14 2019 – Every day in developing countries it is estimated that 20,000 girls under the age of 18 give birth. This ...

Sol-Gel Technologies Reports Third Quarter 2019 Financial Results and Corporate Update

Top–line generic product revenue of $4.7 million in the third quarter Results from TWIN Phase 3 trials in acne vulgaris remain on track for the fourth quarter of 2019 NESS ZIONA, Israel, Nov. 13, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Sol–Gel Technologies, ...
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