Aung San Suu Kyi Defends Myanmar from Accusations of Genocide, at Top UN Court

UNITED NATIONS, Dec 11 (IPS) – Myanmar will have “no tolerance” for human rights abuses committed…

Building Momentum to Hold Companies to Account

WASHINGTON DC, Dec 11 (IPS) – Komala Ramachandra is a senior business and human rights researcher…

Climate Financing Being Undermined by Rich Nations, NGOs Charge

UNITED NATIONS, Dec 11 (IPS) – The successful battle against climate change – which has triggered…

Bangladesh Can Be Leprosy-Free Before 2030 Prime Minister Tells National Zero Leprosy Conference

DHAKA, Bangladesh, Dec 11 (IPS) – Leprosy is not a curse but should be detected and…

Why Africa is Seeking Special Considerations on Climate Finance

MADRID, Dec 11 (IPS) – As the 25th session of climate negotiations draw to an end…

A Reflect on Why the Current Case Against Myanmar in ICJ Is Crucial

NEW YORK, Dec 11 (IPS) – Nobel peace laureate Aung San Suu Kyi has arrived at…

Accelerating SDG Progress in Asia – Pacific

BANGKOK, Thailand, Dec 10 (IPS) – “The 2030 Agenda is coming to life”, declared the Secretary…

Human Rights? But Not for Sanitation Workers

LONDON, Dec 10 (IPS) – Andrés Hueso is Senior Policy Analyst – Sanitation, WaterAid. This year’s…

Human Rights and the Global Protests: Addressing Systems as Well as Symptoms

NEW YORK, Dec 10 (IPS) – Ignacio Saiz is Executive Director, The Center for Economic and…

Why Is Growth Slowing in China?

BERLIN and KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 10 (IPS) – China’s gross domestic product (GDP) grew by 14%.…