Global Issues

Food aid reaches Haitians, UN chief condemns attack on Slovakian leader, Russian strikes drive influx of evacuees in Ukraine — Global Issues

Providing an update of the situation, he said the World Food Programme (WFP) distributed close to 10,000 hot meals on Monday and Tuesday to...

UN forum in Bahrain endorses declaration on entrepreneurship and innovation for the SDGs — Global Issues

The fifth Manama Declaration, named after the Bahraini capital where the 2024 World Entrepreneurship Investment Forum (WEIF) has been running since Tuesday, echoed the...

‘Time is running out’ to address crisis in Sudan — Global Issues

UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator for Sudan, Clementine Nkweta-Salami, warned that “time is running out” as famine, disease and fighting close in on the...

UN rights chief, independent experts denounce Georgia’s new ‘foreign agents’ law — Global Issues

The Law on Transparency of Foreign Influence requires media, non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and other nonprofits to register as “pursuing the interests of a foreign...

From Dorms to Demonstrations — Global Issues

Opinion by Jeremi Suri (austin, texas)Wednesday, May 15, 2024Inter Press ServiceThe campus protests across the US aren’t primarily about the Israel-Hamas war but stem from...

US Senators Threaten Criminal Court — & Advises Israel to Nuke Gaza — Global Issues

by Thalif Deen (united nations)Thursday, May 16, 2024Inter Press ServiceUNITED NATIONS, May 16 (IPS) - As the ancient Greek saying goes: those whom the...

The US a Direct Partner in the Israeli War — Global Issues

Opinion by Ramzy Baroud (seattle, washington)Thursday, May 16, 2024Inter Press ServiceSEATTLE, Washington, May 16 (IPS) - A major mistake we often commit in our...

A Change More in Style than Substance — Global Issues

Opinion by Andrew Firmin (london)Thursday, May 16, 2024Inter Press ServiceLONDON, May 16 (IPS) - There’s change at the top in Solomon Islands – but...

Chronicle of a Catastrophe Foretold — Global Issues

Opinion by Jomo Kwame Sundaram (kuala lumpur, malaysia)Wednesday, May 15, 2024Inter Press ServiceKUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, May 15 (IPS) - The IMF warns of a...

Ocean Action on Global Agenda as Negotiations to Save Biodiversity Deepen — Global Issues

by Joyce Chimbi (nairobi)Wednesday, May 15, 2024Inter Press ServiceNAIROBI, May 15 (IPS) - The oceans are as fascinating as they are mysterious. Home to...

Arson at UNRWA’s East Jerusalem office, UN probe on staff member’s death in Gaza, food insecurity in South Sudan — Global Issues

This time it was an “arson attempt by Israeli children and young people on UNRWA”, Commissioner-General Philippe Lazzarini said in a social media post...

Innovation as the key to solving global problems — Global Issues

Getting under way in Manama, the fifth World Entrepreneurs Investment Forum (WEIF), with a key focus on Arab and African regions, is being held...

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