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ECW Interviews Melissa Fleming, United Nations Under-secretary-general for Global Communications

By External SourceMay 10 2021 (IPS-Partners) Melissa Fleming is the United Nations Under-Secretary-General for the Department of Global Communications – taking up her functions ...

Bridging the Digital Divide Will Save Our Planet

By Benjamin Larroquette and Reina OtsukaNEW YORK, May 10 2021 – Data, analysis and information are essential building blocks in our race to save humanity from the clear and present ...

How to Assess the Willingness of US to Suspend Patent Protection on Vaccines?

Colombia was one of the first countries in the Americas to receive the COVID-19 vaccine through the COVAX Facility. Credit: PAHO/Karen González By Riccardo Petrella and Roberto ...

CORRECTED VERSION: Struggle for the Future of Food

By Jomo Kwame SundaramKUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, May 10 2021 – Producers and consumers seem helpless as food all over the world comes under fast growing corporate control. Such changes ...

Is the Campaign for a Female UN Chief a Good Try in a Lost Cause?

The 193-member General Assembly, the highest policy making body at the UN, is described as a political non-entity playing only a subservient role to the Security Council in the election ...

Latin America Bets Heavily on Hydrogen

The XXX La Jolla Energy Conference, organized by the Institute of the Americas, began Friday, May 7 and will conclude on May 28 is being held virtually, due to the limitations imposed ...

The Illusion of Digital Inclusion in the Post-COVID World

Credit: SHE Investments Cambodia By Kaveh ZahediBANGKOK, Thailand, May 7 2021 – We are living through a decisive moment. The COVID-19 pandemic’s devasting impact is reaching ...

Africa Goes Digital

Viral Facts Africa, a first of its kind African initiative to combat health misinformation online, was launched recently by the World Health Organization (WHO) and a network of fact-checking ...

Dr Aqsa Sheikh: Transgender Doctor Injecting Hope During COVID Pandemic

Credit: Twitter @Dr_Aqsa_Shaikh By Mariya SalimNEW DELHI, India, May 7 2021 – When Dr Aqsa Sheikh Tweeted and asked if she was the only transgender person to head a vaccination ...

How West African Leaders Can Tackle Youth and Gender Inequities

Women informal cross-border traders. Credit: Trevor Davies/IPS By Ifeanyi Nsofor, Adaeze Oreh, and John Lazame TindabilMay 6 2021 – Recently, both Republics of Benin and Chad ...

High-Dose Vitamin D Supplements Significantly Reduce ICU Admissions & COVID-19 Deaths

UN Secretary-General António Guterres (right) speaks with Yeashea Braddock, Operations Manager at the Morris High School vaccination site, after getting his second vaccine shot against ...

20 Million More People Face Food Crises, As Acute Hunger Rates Rise to a 5-Year High

A new report categorized people in Burkina Faso, South Sudan and Yemen as being in ‘Catastrophe,’ meaning that they need immediate action to prevent widespread death and collapse ...

Coping with the USA-China Conflict – Strategic Procrastination

Credit: Bigstock By Daud Khan and Leila Yasmine KhanAMSTERDAM/ROME, May 5 2021 – For several years, a fast growing and assertive China has been challenging the USA’s global ...

Weather for Nigeria

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