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Elimination of Leprosy

Traveling man: the Goodwill Ambassador shares a joke with two residents of a leprosarium in Krantau, Uzbekistan during a visit in 2013. By External SourceMay 29 2020 (IPS-Partners) ...

COVID-19 – UN Urges World Leaders to Act Now to Avert ‘Unimaginable Devastation’

COVID-19 has resulted in hunger and famine at historic proportions, with some 60 million people pushed into extreme poverty and half the global workforce — 1.6 billion people ...

An Appeal to UN’s Budget Committee: It’s no Time to Cut Back on Child Protection

UNICEF installation on the North Lawn at the UN Headquarters in New York highlights the grave scale of child deaths in armed conflicts during 2018. Credit: UN News/Elizabeth Scaffidi By ...

COVID19 and Its Impact on Pacific Island States

Regional efforts to control the spread of COVID-19 have so far proven successful. Image Credit: Pacific Community By William W. EllisTORONTO, May 29 2020 – By now, the impact ...

FXCM Group Reports Monthly Execution Data

LONDON and SYDNEY, Australia and JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, May 28, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — FXCM Group, LLC (“FXCM Group” or "FXCM"), a leading international ...

Reproductive Rights of Women and Girls Under Lockdown

Protest against anti-abortion law in Opole, Poland. Credit: Iga Lubczańska. By External SourceBEIRUT / GENEVA, May 28 2020 – Health systems around the world are prioritising ...

Triple Emergencies of COVID-19, Flooding & Locusts Makes Somalia Susceptible to Human Trafficking

Head of the Department for the Fight Against Smuggling and Human Trafficking, Abdiwakil Abdullahi Mohamud told IPS that pointed out that it was not possible to control all Somalia’s ...

IITA banana research paper in Wiley’s Plant Pathology journal among the most downloaded

George Mahuku, IITA plant pathologist and lead author of the paper. By External SourceMay 28 2020 (IPS-Partners) A paper published by a team led by scientists from IITA was among ...

Memo from a Multi-Millionaire: Covid-19 Proves Business Case for Taxing the Rich

Health workers applause back to the public applauding them. Madrid, Spain, 22 March 2020. Credit: Burak Akbulut By Djaffar ShalchiCOPENHAGEN, May 28 2020 – For the past few ...

LIVE STREAM: Former Norwegian Prime Minister Brundtland on Pandemic Leadership

By External SourceMay 27 2020 – Between 2002 and 2004, the World Health Organization (WHO) faced the first pandemic of the globalized 21st century, SARS (Severe Acute Respiratory ...

Digital Agriculture Benefits Zimbabwe’s Farmers but Mobile Money is Costly

A communal farmer harvesting her maize crop in Seke communal lands, Zimbabwe. In recent years, Zimbabwe has witnessed a rapid growth in digital agriculture. Credit: Tonderayi Mukeredzi/IPS ...

UN@75 & the Future We Want

By Dr Julia StammBERLIN, May 27 2020 – Crises make us think smaller. When everything is uncertain, we turn inward: to our families, our communities, the immediate needs around ...

How a Post-COVID-19 Revival Could Kickstart Africa’s Free Trade Area

Djibouti Port. Credit: James Jeffrey/IPS By External SourceCAPE TOWN, South Africa, May 27 2020 – The African Continental Free Trade Area was launched two years ago at an African ...

SDG Setback ‘Tremendous’ as COVID-19 Accelerates Slide

Open drainage ditch, Ankorondrano-Andranomahery, Madagascar. Credit: Lova Rabary-Rakontondravony/IPS By Gareth Willmer and Fiona BroomMay 26 2020 – Crucial global goals to ...
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