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IOM, WHO, DR Congo Ministry of Health Partner to Stop Ebola from Spreading to Kinshasa, Neighbouring

Last week, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), cases of Ebola were confirmed in Mbandaka, a city with a population of 1.2 million people some 150 kil...   [ continue reading...]



Why Would an Immigrant Support Trump?

Giuseppe DiMarco is 83 years old. He has recognized the U.S. as his home for over 30 years. In the aftermath of World War Two, DiMarco fled an impoverished farm...   [ continue reading...]



Digital Revolution Holds Bright Promises for Africa

Eleni Mourdoukoutas writes for Africa Renewal*The post Digital Revolution Holds Bright Promises for Africa appeared first on Inter Press Service.   [ continue reading...]



Energy Cooperatives, Fogged Mirrors for Latin America

“It made me angry that a company from outside the region was making money from renewable energy and I wondered why people weren’t getting involved,&...   [ continue reading...]



Ethiopia’s Green Growth Goals: A Launchpad for Wider Climate Action in Africa

Dex Agourides is Head of Programs - Africa & Europe, Global Green Growth InstituteThe post Ethiopia’s Green Growth Goals: A Launchpad for Wider Climat...   [ continue reading...]



UAE’s FANR signs MoU with China’s Nuclear Safety Administration

The UAE’s Federal Authority for Nuclear Regulation, FANR, signed today a Memorandum of Understanding with China’s Nuclear Safety Administration, NNS...   [ continue reading...]



IOM, Partners to Assist Business Leaders in Combatting Human Trafficking

The Interactive Map for Business of Anti-Human Trafficking Initiatives and Organisations was launched yesterday (22/05) at the British Telecom Centre in London....   [ continue reading...]



Unlocking Private Finance for Developing Countries’ Green Growth

Climate finance has never been more urgently needed, with massive investments in climate action required to meet the goals of the Paris Agreement and avoid the...   [ continue reading...]



A Natural Climate Change Adaptation Laboratory in Brazil

The small pulp mill that uses native fruits that were previously discarded is a synthesis of the multiple objectives of the Adapta Sertão project, a prog...   [ continue reading...]



When Two Becomes One: Blending Public and Private Climate Finance

With the landmark Paris Agreement now almost two years old, funding for climate-related activities continues to be a challenge. However, efforts have been under...   [ continue reading...]



Ministry of Climate Change and Environment hosts upcycled food Iftar

In a departure from norms for the Holy Month of Ramadan, the Ministry of Climate Change and Environment, MoCCAE, hosted an upcycled food iftar utilising food th...   [ continue reading...]



“See a child begging? Call the police!” UN Migration Agency Calls on Ukrainians to Fight Child Exploitation

We see them in the metro. We see them in pedestrian tunnels. We see them in the streets. Every day we see begging children, but usually we just ignore them. To...   [ continue reading...]



$1.7 Trillion Global Spending on Military in 2017: Highest since End of Cold War

According to the latest report by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI), in total, countries around the world spent $ 1.739 billion on ar...   [ continue reading...]



Lesotho Constitutional Court declares criminal defamation unconstitutional

The Committee to Protect Journalists today welcomed yesterday’s ruling by Lesotho’s Constitutional Court that criminal defamation is unconstitutiona...   [ continue reading...]



Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week to explore role of industry convergence in accelerating sustainable development

Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week, ADSW, one of the world’s largest sustainability gatherings, has announced its theme for its next edition, which takes place...   [ continue reading...]



“Cultural Diversity Is the Greatest Strength of Humanity,” Says the Chairman of the Geneva Centre

On the occasion of the 2018 World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development, commemorated annually on 21 May, the Chairman of the Geneva Centre fo...   [ continue reading...]



Media Watchdogs Fear a Chill in Slovakia

International media watchdogs, EU politicians, journalists and publishers have condemned Slovak police investigating the murder of a local journalist after one...   [ continue reading...]



Swedish PM ahead of the ILO Conference: It’s not arm wrestling

ILO’s annual conference is about to begin in Geneva. Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven chairs the Global Commission on the Future of Work which se...   [ continue reading...]



Can Preventive Diplomacy Avert Military Conflicts?

In the paradoxical battle against military conflicts, is preventive diplomacy one of the political remedies that can help deter wars before they break out? Miro...   [ continue reading...]



Upholding International Law in the Context of International Peace & Security

Ambassador Amrith Rohan Perera is Sri Lanka’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations The post Upholding International Law in the Context of Intern...   [ continue reading...]

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