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…

UN Plans to Launch a “Decade of Action” to Deliver Development Goals by 2030

UNITED NATIONS, Jan 23 (IPS) – Antonio Guterres, Secretary-General of the United Nations, in an address…

Global Inequality Continues to Grow: UNDESA Report

UNITED NATIONS, Jan 23 (IPS) – More than 70 percent of the global population is currently…