Inequality, Stagnation and Instability ‒ the New Normal for Finance Capitalism

GENEVA, Jan 24 (IPS) – Yilmaz Akyüz is former Director, UNCTAD, and former Chief Economist, South…

Nature Losses Threaten Emerging Economies

Jan 24 (IPS) – More than half of worldwide GDP is moderately or highly dependent on…

When UN’s Cash Crisis Undermines Human Rights, Are the World’s Torturers the Key Beneficiaries?

UNITED NATIONS, Jan 24 (IPS) – The UN’s ongoing cash crisis, which has virtually destabilized the…

At the International Summit on Balanced & Inclusive Education: A Call to Transform Globally

UNITED NATIONS, Jan 24 (IPS) – In an increasingly unequal and divided world, what role can…

Experts laud International Court of Justice Order on Myanmar to Halt all Genocidal Conduct

UNITED NATIONS, Jan 24 (IPS) – In a groundbreaking and much anticipated ruling delivered on Thursday,…

Am I Abused or Am I a Failure to Adjust? – A Migrant’s Story

NEW YORK, Jan 24 (IPS) – Every year hundreds of immigrants leave their homes and trail…

Top UN Court Orders Myanmar to Protect Rohingya from Genocide

UNITED NATIONS, Jan 23 (IPS) – Myanmar must take steps to protect its minority Rohingya population, the top UN court unanimously ruled on Thursday. Read…

Blue Innovation in the Commonwealth

Jan 23 (IPS) – New opportunities to invest in the ocean economyWith 95 per cent of…

Leprosy Re-emerges as a Global Health Challenge

HYDERABAD, India, Jan 23 (IPS) – Sunday, Jan. 26, is World Leprosy Day, which is observed…

Tipping Point on Menstrual Banishment in Nepal

KATHMANDU, Jan 23 (IPS) – It is easy to be cynical about recent reports of actions…