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The Dictator’s Daughter or the Farmer’s Son?

Police in Peru used “unnecessary and excessive force” during protests in the capital last November challenging the legitimacy of the interim President, the UN Human Rights Office ...

Kuciak Case Retrial An Opportunity to Break Global Cycle of Impunity in Journalist Killings

Last week the Supreme Court in Slovakia ordered the retail in the murders of Slovak journalist Jan Kuciak and his fiancée Martina Kusnirova. In this dated photo, a protester in the ...

Education Cannot Wait for Refugee Children in Crisis, says Yasmine Sherif

Yasmine Sherif in Lebanon with Palestine refugee children. Credit: Education Cannot Wait (ECW) By Nayema NusratNEW YORK, Jun 19 2021 – With financing, the number of out-of-school ...

Improving Water Services Planning for Climate Resilience in Nauru

By External SourceNauru, Jun 18 2021 (IPS-Partners) Policymakers worldwide consistently rank water scarcity among the greatest risks faced by humanity. In Pacific island countries ...

World Refugee Day

By External SourceJun 18 2021 (IPS-Partners) “Education will prepare refugee children and youth for the world of today and of tomorrow. In turn, it will make the world more ...

To Fund Grand Inga Using Green Hydrogen, Equity and Ethics Matter

Inga I dam, with the feeding canal for Inga II in the foreground. Credit: alaindg/GNU license By Philippe BenoitPARIS, Jun 18 2021 – Visions of Grand Inga, a proposed massive ...

Africa Can Be Self-Sufficient in Rice Production

Rice fields in Northern Ghana. Credit: Isaiah Esipisu/IPS By Fadel NdiameNAIROBI, Jun 18 2021 – Every year, people in Sub-Saharan Africa consume 34 million tons of milled rice, ...

The Energy Revolution Is Here: How to Be Part of It

Solar power. Credit: UN-Energy/ UN’s Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA) By Liu Zhenmin, Achim Steiner and Damilola OgunbiyiUNITED NATIONS, Jun 18 2021 – The ...

For People with Disabilities, COVID-19 Lays Bare the Weaknesses in Social Safety Nets

The 14th Session of the Conference of States Parties to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities was held this week, with participants urging policymakers to address ...

The Caribbean Looks to Research for Answers to COVID-19, NCD’s and Climate Change Challenges

A COVID-testing health care team in the community in Dominica. The 65th Health Research Conference in the Caribbean aims hoping to build on cooperation in health and arm policymakers ...

Apocalypse Now? Christian Fundamentalists and COVID-19

By Jan LundiusSTOCKHOLM / ROME, Jun 17 2021 –   Getting hard to breathe hard to believe in anything at all, but fear. Peter Gabriel, Mother of ViolenceLike most male Swedes ...

Let’s up Lift Efforts to Restore Our Pacific Lands as We Mark Desertification and Drought Day

Degraded land in Labasa, Fiji By Jamie Kemsey and Jalesi MatebotoSUVA, Fiji, Jun 17 2021 (IPS-Partners) As the UN and communities worldwide mark Desertification and Drought Day, ...

Will a British ICC Chief Prosecutor be Brave Enough to Investigate UK & its Allies?

Karim Asad Ahmad Khan was elected on 12 February 2021 as the new chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC). On 16 June, he formally took office during a ceremony held ...

Weather for Nigeria

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