United We Stand to Achieve Sustainable Development — Global Issues

Opinion by Siddharth Chatterjee, Deepali Khanna (bangkok / beijing) Monday, September 12, 2022 Inter Press Service BANGKOK / BEIJING, Sep 12 (IPS) – The world today faces a future that is in peril. Our challenges have become more complex and interconnected, as we see the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, an…

Developing Countries Must Grow More Food; Climate change and war on Ukraine a wake-up call — Global Issues

CHINA – Constructing an irrigation network in Qinghai Province. Workers were paid part of their wages in food supplied by the World Food Programme. Credit WFP/Sarah Errington Opinion by Trevor Page (lethbridge, canada) Thursday, September 08, 2022 Inter Press Service LETHBRIDGE, Canada, Sep 08 (IPS) – As our planet continues to…

UN Report Details Taliban Abuses in Afghanistan — Global Issues

Opinion by John Sifton (new york) Thursday, September 08, 2022 Inter Press Service NEW YORK, Sep 08 (IPS) – This week, the United Nations special rapporteur on human rights in Afghanistan, Richard Bennett, released his first report. It is a catalog of abuses under Taliban rule since August 2021 and their…

Mental Health as a Human Right Left Behind for Children in Fragile and Humanitarian Settings — Global Issues

Yasmine Sherif, Director of Education Cannot Wait and Jan Egeland, Secretary General of the Norwegian Refugee Council meet students at the Souza Gare school in the Littoral region, Cameroon. The school hosts displaced children who have fled the violence in the North-West and South-West regions. Credit: ECW/Daniel Beloumou by Joyce…

Keeping Hope Afloat in a Sea of Uncertainty — Global Issues

Hanadi teaches Syrian children computer skills at a UNICEF Jordan supported Makani centre in Za’atari refugee camp. Credit: UNICEF/Toby Fricker Opinion by Toby Fricker (za’atari refugee camp, jordan) Thursday, August 25, 2022 Inter Press Service ZA’ATARI REFUGEE CAMP, Jordan, Aug 25 (IPS) – “I think I’m making a difference. I’m really…