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Why Does Rural Poverty Equal Invisibility?

Alison Small is a communications expert and a former United Nations official.The post Why Does Rural Poverty Equal Invisibility? appeared first on Inter Press S...   [ continue reading...]

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Bangladesh’s Rohingya Refugee Camps Face ‘Life Threatening’ Funding Crisis: Aid Agencies

Work by aid agencies in Bangladesh’s Rohingya refugee camps to create life-saving access routes and prepare people for floods, landslides and other disast...   [ continue reading...]

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Kenya- Overcoming Rivalry & Conflict Through Cultural Diplomacy

Siddharth Chatterjee is the United Nations Resident Coordinator to Kenya.The post Kenya- Overcoming Rivalry & Conflict Through Cultural Diplomacy appeared f...   [ continue reading...]

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New Index Measures Empowerment & Inclusion of Women in Agriculture

The pilot version of a new index for measuring empowerment and the inclusion of women in agriculture was launched April 27 in Washington DC. Described as the Pr...   [ continue reading...]

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Occupational Safety Improves in Latin America, Except Among Young People

Despite progress achieved in occupational safety in Latin America, the rates of work-related accidents and diseases are still worrying, especially among young p...   [ continue reading...]

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Women Farmers in Peru Bring Healthy Meals to Local Schools

Getting children and adolescents to replace junk food with nutritious local organic foods is the aim of a group of women farmers in a rural area of Piura, on Pe...   [ continue reading...]

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Revving Up Green Growth

While sustainable development may still seem elusive to some, a new initiative wants to pave a path for nations working towards a greener future. Partnering for...   [ continue reading...]

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Abu Dhabi Fund for Development finances USD150 million Quweira Solar Power Plant in Jordan

A delegation from Abu Dhabi Fund for Development, ADFD, today attended the official commissioning of the ADFD-funded AED550 million (US$150 million) Quweira Sol...   [ continue reading...]

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“Fake News” a Growing New Threat to Press Freedom

This article is part of a series of stories and op-eds launched by IPS on the occasion of World Press Freedom Day on May 3.The post “Fake News” a Gr...   [ continue reading...]

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Holding on to Hope

Last year’s extremist attack on the proud and ancient city of Marawi has left tens of thousands displaced and clinging to the hope they can return home so...   [ continue reading...]

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Africa’s Millennials Using Technology to Drive Change

Eleni Mourdoukoutas writes for Africa Renewal* The post Africa’s Millennials Using Technology to Drive Change appeared first on Inter Press Service.   [ continue reading...]

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Displaced Pashtuns Return to Find Homes “Teeming” with Landmines

“If I’m assured that my home and my village has been de-mined, I’d be the first to return with my family,” says 54-year old Mohammad Mum...   [ continue reading...]

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Syrian children talk about their futures on the way to school in Jordan

In Jordan’s Azraq Camp where over 45,000 Syrian refugees are seeking shelter from the conflict across the border, 14-year-old Abdallah is finishing the 8t...   [ continue reading...]

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UN Agencies, MIT Solve partner with the Mohammed bin Rashid Initiative for Global Prosperity to revolutionise social innovation

The Mohammed bin Rashid Initiative for Global Prosperity has unveiled key partnerships with eight entities of the United Nations and Solve, an initiative of the...   [ continue reading...]

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World Press Freedom Day 2018

The theme for the 25th celebration of World Press Freedom Day is “Keeping Power in Check: Media, Justice and The Rule of Law,” focussing on the...   [ continue reading...]

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Development Prospects for Hundreds of Millions Remain in Jeopardy

Amina J. Mohammed, Deputy Secretary-General, United Nations, addressing the Forum on Financing for DevelopmentThe post Development Prospects for Hundreds of Mil...   [ continue reading...]

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Myanmar Unlikely to Resolve Rohingya Problem Without International Help

Trevor Wilson is a retired Australian diplomat who served as Australian Ambassador to Myanmar from 2000-03, and has been Visiting Fellow at The Australian Natio...   [ continue reading...]

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The Nowhere People: Rohingyas in India

A devastating fire in a shanty at Kalindi Kunj, a New Delhi suburb, that gutted the homes of 226 Rohingya refugees from Myanmar, including 100 women and 50 chil...   [ continue reading...]

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From Declaration to Action: Improving Immunization in Africa

Joyce Nganga is policy advisor with WACI Health, an African regional health advocacy NGO headquartered in Kenya. The post From Declaration to Action: Improving...   [ continue reading...]

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Illicit Trade in Oil & Fuel: an Emerging Global Policy Challenge

Jeffrey Hardy is Director General, Transnational Alliance to Combat Illicit Trade*The post Illicit Trade in Oil & Fuel: an Emerging Global Policy Challenge...   [ continue reading...]

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