Trump Pitched his Vision of a Global Order — at Odds with the UN Charter — Global Issues

Opinion by Abby Maxman (new york) Wednesday, September 23, 2020 Inter Press Service NEW YORK, Sep 23 (IPS) – Abby Maxman, in a response to President Donald Trump’s UN General Debate remarks.   Abby Maxman is President & CEO of Oxfam AmericaPresident Trump took the UN stage to settle scores and shift blame as he […]

Kailash Satyarthi Warns over a Million Children Could Die Because of COVID-19 Economic Crisis — Global Issues

Nobel Laureate Kailash Satyarthi said that without prioritising children we could lose an entire generation as evidence mounts that the number of child labourers, child marriages, school dropouts and child slaves has increased as the COVID-19 pandemic spread across the globe. Courtesy: Kailash Satyarthi Children’s Foundation by Stella Paul (hyderbad, india) Tuesday, September 08, 2020 […]

Global Knowledge Warfare: Using Strategic Imagination to Harness Uncertainty and Fear

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Enough Is Not Enough – A Call for an Urgent Change of the Mexican Economic Policy — Global Issues

Opinion by Saul Escobar Toledo (mexico city) Friday, August 14, 2020 Inter Press Service MEXICO CITY, Aug 14 (IPS) – A group composed by women and men, called Nuevo Curso de Desarrollo (New Course for Development) based at the National University of Mexico recently published a document to propose a set of measures to change […]

Coronavirus live news: France says UK quarantine will lead to reciprocal measures as global deaths pass 750,000 | World news

Hello and welcome to today’s live coverage of the coronavirus pandemic. My name is Helen Sullivan and I’ll be bringing you the latest from around the world for the next few hours. Get in touch on Twitter @helenrsullivan or via email: [email protected] The UK government has confirmed that six countries, including France, will be removed […]

Google’s $10 billion Investment in India Should be Inclusive of Persons with Disabilities — Global Issues

Unless diversity is accepted and inclusion becomes everyone’s business, it will be impossible to achieve the goal of universal health coverage because 15% of the global population who have some form of disability will be left behind. Credit: Bigstock. Opinion by Ifeanyi Nsofor, Shubha Nagesh Thursday, July 30, 2020 Inter Press Service Jul 30 (IPS) […]

Countdown to a Bitter Battle Over the Water of the Nile? — Global Issues

Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance Dam (GERD). Credit: Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ethiopia. by Ricard Gonzalez (tunis) Tuesday, July 14, 2020 Inter Press Service TUNIS, Jul 14 (IPS) – In the 1990s, after the collapse of the USSR, the idea that water would drive the wars of the future took hold among analysts and the media. Three […]

As protests go global, these Latina moms fight for their sons

Rosa Moreno had heard many stories in her neighborhood about mothers whose sons were killed by police. Their pain seemed unspeakable. Their cases left a trail of questions. “Police are supposed to keep us safe,” Moreno used to think. “Why would they hurt people and take away their children?” Isaiah Valdovinos, age 5, center, raises […]

Sudan’s Partners Pledge almost $2Bn but Is it Enough? — Global Issues

The Sudan Partnership Conference, which took place via teleconference, pledged $1.8 billion to support the transitional government as well as facilitating access to loans and partial or total debt relief by some countries. Courtesy: CC by 2.0/Nina R by Reem Abbas (khartoum) Friday, June 26, 2020 Inter Press Service KHARTOUM, Jun 26 (IPS) – This […]

Coronavirus live news: global deaths near 500,000 as Australian state of Victoria steps up efforts to fight outbreak | World news

1.39am BST01:39 Morrison government denies reports it will permanently lift unemployment benefit payments The Morrison government has denied it about to permanently lift unemployment benefit payments when the treasurer makes a long-awaited economic statement next month. News Corp newspapers, citing senior ministers, had reported the jobseeker payment would rise to $75 per day from $40 […]