Tuesday, March 28, 2017
UNITED NATIONS: Increasing travel restrictions have prevented delegates from attending this year’s UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW), according to several women’s rights groups.
The travel con .. Read More
UNITED NATIONS (IPS): Low and middle-income countries have far fewer tobacco regulations than high-income countries and are paying the price – with bigger health and economic impacts.
Yet, according to new w... Read More
UNITED NATIONS(IPS): Two years after the UN Arms Trade Treaty entered into force many of the governments which championed the treaty are failing to uphold it, especially when it comes to the conflict in Yemen.
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UNITED NATIONS (IPS) : Young women are beginning to find their voices around issues such as sexism and violence, including through hip-hop, an art-form which has a long tradition of fighting oppression.
Johnna Arti... Read More
UNITED NATIONS (IPS): Coal power does more to harm the world’s poor than to help them, even before the devastating impacts of climate change are taken into account, according to a recent report published by 12 international ... Read More
NEW YORK (IPS): The 15 members of the UN Security Council have jointly announced their decision to select Antonio Guterres of Portugal as the ninth Secretary-General of the United Nations.
“We have a clear fa... Read More