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    Immigration, Lot of Myths and Little Reality
    Aug17

    Immigration, Lot of Myths and Little Reality

    The Italian Navy rescues migrants in the Mediterranean Sea. Credit: Italian Coastguard/Massimo SestiniBy Roberto SavioROME, Jul 17 2018 (IPS)According to the latest statistics, the total flow of immigrants that reached Europe so far in 2018 is 50.000 people, compared with 186,768 last year, 1,259,955 in 2016 and 1,327,825 in 2015. The difference...

    Authoritarian Govts Tighten Grip on Press Freedom
    Apr22

    Authoritarian Govts Tighten Grip on Press Freedom

    Journalists in Peshawar protest an attack on Dawn News near the Peshawar Press Club in November 2016. Credit: Ashfaq Yusufzai/IPSBy Sopho KharaziROME, Apr 22 2018 (IPS)The 25th celebration of World Press Freedom Day will be led by UNESCO and the government of Ghana in Accra on May 2-3. The theme is “Keeping Power in Check: Media, Justice and The...

    Six ‘Signature Solutions’ – New Development Plan for a New Era
    Dec01

    Six ‘Signature Solutions’ – New Development Plan for a New Era

    The UN flag. Credit: Sriyantha Walpola/IPSBy Baher KamalROME, Nov 30 2017 (IPS)While the top priority of any development strategy is still the same – to leave no one behind – the new challenges that have emerged show the need to adapt the actions necessary to face them.This appears to be the key rationale behind the new 21 century development...

    Lobbying & Sponsorships at COP23 Corrupted Climate Talks
    Nov21

    Lobbying & Sponsorships at COP23 Corrupted Climate Talks

    Carbon Projects Waiting to Exhale. Credit : IPSBy Rabiya JafferyABU DHABI, Nov 20 2017 (IPS)The world’s nations got together in Bonn, Germany, for the 23rd annual Conference of the Parties (COP) under the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), where nearly 200 countries and some 23, 000 delegates met to discuss and influence...

    Lobbying & Sponsorships at COP23 Corrupted Climate Talks
    Nov21

    Lobbying & Sponsorships at COP23 Corrupted Climate Talks

    Carbon Projects Waiting to Exhale. Credit : IPSBy Rabiya JafferyABU DHABI, Nov 20 2017 (IPS)The world’s nations got together in Bonn, Germany, for the 23rd annual Conference of the Parties (COP) under the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), where nearly 200 countries and some 23, 000 delegates met to discuss and influence...

    Why New US Cold War with Russia Now
    Aug09

    Why New US Cold War with Russia Now

    Vladimir Popov is a Research Director with the Dialogue of Civilizations Research Institute in Berlin. This op-ed is based on a recent DOCRI publication (https://doc-research.org/en/). By Vladimir PopovMOSCOW, Aug 9 2017 (IPS)Even before the imposition of new sanctions on Russia by Donald Trump and the ongoing fuss over Russian hackers...

    Nikki Haley Grilled in US Congress on America’s Role in the UN and the World
    Jun29

    Nikki Haley Grilled in US Congress on America’s Role in the UN and the World

    Nikki Haley and the Egyptian ambassador to the UN, Amr Aboulatta, in the Security Council. Haley told Congress recently that Trump’s proposed budget for the UN put the world body “on notice.” Credit: RICK BAJORNAS/UN PHOTOBy Barbara CrossetteUNITED NATIONS, Jun 29 2017 (IPS)Five months into her stint as United States ambassador to the...

    Naming and Shaming Human Rights Violators
    Jun07

    Naming and Shaming Human Rights Violators

    Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, in his address to the 35th session of the UN Human Rights Council in GenevaBy Zeid Ra’ad Al HusseinGENEVA, Jun 6 2017 (IPS)Fifty years ago, this was the day I first heard the sound of war. I was three and a half years old and, while fragmentary, I can still remember...

    Post-Soviet Russian economic collapse
    Jun06

    Post-Soviet Russian economic collapse

    Was the post-Soviet transition the greatest ‘man-made’ economic disaster ever?. Credit: IPSBy Vladimir Popov and Jomo Kwame SundaramMOSCOW and KUALA LUMPUR, Jun 6 2017 (IPS)Wide-ranging economic reforms following the demise of the Soviet Union at the end of December 1991 mainly resulted in economic collapse in most successor states....

    Fate of Earth Must Not be Decided by US & Fellow Nuclear States
    Apr24

    Fate of Earth Must Not be Decided by US & Fellow Nuclear States

    Credit: UN photoBy Joan RussowVICTORIA, BC, Canada, Apr 24 2017 (IPS)When the United Nations continues its negotiations in June for an international treaty against nuclear weapons, there must be a treaty that should cover every single aspect of the devastating weapons — and leading eventually to their total elimination from the world’s...

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