Global Issues

UN chief reiterates Gaza ceasefire call, condemns ‘collective punishment’ of Palestinians — Global Issues

Addressing reporters at UN Headquarters in New York on Monday, the UN chief expressed deep concern about the “unprecedented” level of civilian casualties and...

WHO appeals for $1.5 billion to deliver healthcare in crises — Global Issues

The appeal comes at a time when climate change, drought and other extreme weather events, are fuelling food insecurity, conflict and displacement, causing deeper...

Here’s How We Can Improve Women’s Participation in International Trade For Economic Prosperity — Global Issues

Opinion by Quratulain Fatima (islamabad)Monday, January 15, 2024Inter Press ServiceISLAMABAD, Jan 15 (IPS) - The World Economic Forum is hosting world leaders in Davos...

UN humanitarians launch $4.2 billion appeal for most vulnerable — Global Issues

Today, some 14.6 million people in the country need humanitarian assistance – or 40 per cent of the population – and 6.3 million have...

UN urges radical change to aid relief access in Gaza amid fresh famine fears — Global Issues

“People in Gaza risk dying of hunger just miles from trucks filled with food,” said head of the UN World Food Programme (WFP) Cindy...

The Worlds Richest Men Leave Women Far BehindAmid Rising Economic Inequalities — Global Issues

by Thalif Deen (united nations)Monday, January 15, 2024Inter Press ServiceUNITED NATIONS, Jan 15 (IPS) - The world’s rich are getting progressively richer while the...

We Make the Rules, We Break the Rules — Global Issues

Opinion by Norman Solomon (san francisco, usa)Monday, January 15, 2024Inter Press ServiceSAN FRANCISCO, USA, Jan 15 (IPS) - Have you heard the one about...

Guterres warns against Red Sea escalation — Global Issues

The UN chief's appeal came a day after the United States and the United Kingdom, with the support of other countries, launched airstrikes across...

Security Council meets over widening Middle East crisis — Global Issues

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fdas3xKXSR4While Gaza is the epicentre of this crisis, he said “let us not forget the 1,200 people killed, thousands injured and hundreds taken in...

COVID risk still high, massive Congo flood displacement, concern over Sri Lanka drugs crackdown — Global Issues

The virus is still circulating globally but relatively few countries are following infections closely, meaning the actual threat due to the coronavirus and its...

Another malaria milestone as WHO declares Cabo Verde free of deadly disease — Global Issues

The certification is expected to drive progress on other health fronts in the country such as using the systems built for controlling malaria to...

Gaza ceasefire ‘more urgent than ever’ as conflict approaches 100-day mark — Global Issues

Speaking ahead of Sunday’s grim milestone, Spokesperson Liz Throssell reiterated the need for OHCHR staff to have access to Israel and all parts of...

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