Refugees Most Vulnerable in Ongoing Food Insecurity Crisis

Two refugees identified as Muhindo and his wife Harriet are among the new waves of people leaving the Democratic Republic of Congo following inter-communal clashes in South-West DRC. UN agencies have called for substantive action on refugees, especially regarding food security. Credit: UNHCR by Juliet Morrison (united nations) Wednesday, September 21,…

UN Agencies Call to Commit to Transforming Education in Crises — Global Issues

Mary Maker chairing a session on “Education in Crisis Situations – A Partnership for Transformative Actions for Learners” on the final day of the Transforming Education Summit. Credit: UN by Naureen Hossain (united nations) Tuesday, September 20, 2022 Inter Press Service United Nations, Sep 20 (IPS) – Refugee youth advocate, Mary…

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…

An Unsealed Indictment of Trumps Crimes Against Migrant Families — Global Issues

Katy Rodríguez (R) and her son (in his father’s arms) when they were reunited after leaving the Migrant Assistance Centre in San Salvador following their deportation. Like thousands of other families, mother and son were separated for four months after entering the United States without the proper documents. Credit: Edgardo…

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…

To Be Black (and Crash the Goal) in Nagorno-Karabakh — Global Issues

Two among the several foreign players currently training with the Nagorno-Karabakh squad. Credit: Anush Ghavalyan/IPS by Anush Ghavalyan (stepanakert, nagorno karabakh) Friday, September 02, 2022 Inter Press Service STEPANAKERT, Nagorno Karabakh, Sep 02 (IPS) – “This year the weather in Nagorno-Karabakh is warmer than in my home country, Senegal,” jokes Sow…

The World Owes the Rohingyas their Right to Human Dignity — Global Issues

Dr Mohsina Chaklader, a doctor with Humanity Auxilium, pictured here in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, says she has Rohingyas refugees for physical and psychological wounds after they were forced to flee unspeakable brutality in Myanmar. Credit: Humanity Auxilium by Sania Farooqui (new delhi) Thursday, August 25, 2022 Inter Press Service New Delhi,…

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…

Refugees Face Often Neglected Mental Health Challenges

Refugee tents in a camp in Greece. UN report shows refugees may be affected by poor health outcomes. CREDIT: Julie Ricard/Unsplash) by Juliet Morrison (united nations) Tuesday, August 16, 2022 Inter Press Service United Nations, Aug 16 (IPS) – While refugees globally face insecurity and uncertainty, a new World Health Organization…