Global Issues

Kaag working closely with partners on new maritime aid lifeline — Global Issues

In a joint statement released on Friday, the Commission, Cyprus, United Arab Emirates, United States and the United Kingdom announced their intent to open...

UN chief launches plan to tackle ‘baked-in bias’ — Global Issues

“Equality is overdue; to achieve it, we must match rhetoric with resources,” said UN Secretary-General António Guterres. “We must invest in women and girls,...

Over 230 million women and girls subjected to female genital mutilation: UNICEF — Global Issues

Released on Friday, coinciding with International Women’s Day, the data compiled by UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) shows that the pace of progress against FGM...

International Womens Day, 2024 – Inside Women Dominated Seaweed Farms in Kenyas Indian Ocean Waters — Global Issues

Research shows mangroves significantly prevent the progression of climate change while also playing a major role in limiting its impact. This is critical as...

5 ways to accelerate women’s economic empowerment — Global Issues

“This year’s theme – invest in women – reminds us that ending the patriarchy requires money on the table,” UN Secretary-General António Guterres said...

Alarming Increase in Journalists Killed in Conflict Zones Last Year, says UNESCO — Global Issues

by Thalif Deen (united nations)Friday, March 08, 2024Inter Press ServiceUNITED NATIONS, Mar 08 (IPS) - The Paris-based UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO),...

Unveiling Blind Spots & Critical Insights to Fight Poverty Effectively — Global Issues

Opinion by Olivier De Schutter, Luis Felipe Lopez-Calva (washington dc)Friday, March 08, 2024Inter Press ServiceWASHINGTON DC, Mar 08 (IPS) - Poverty is multidimensional. If...

Afghanistan’s economy has ‘basically collapsed’: UNDP — Global Issues

Kanni Wignaraja, Director of UNDP’s Regional Bureau for Asia and the Pacific, who recently visited the country, told correspondents in New York that 69...

One third of humanity still offline — Global Issues

Doreen Bogdan-Martin underscored ITU's wide-ranging brief, emphasizing its pivotal role in fostering connectivity across the globe. Founded in 1865 as an international telegraph association,...

Israeli settlement plan condemned, abductions in northern Nigeria, alarm over reported pre-election attacks in India — Global Issues

In a statement, Tor Wennesland reminded that all Israeli settlements in the Occupied Palestinian Territory are illegal under international law.Permits for the new dwellings...

Everything you need to know about #CSW68 — Global Issues

Here is a brief five-point guide to this high-profile UN event.1. Pushing for action for eight decadesThe work of the Commission began in 1946,...

‘Values of Ramadan must prevail’ — Global Issues

The war between rival militaries Sudanese Armed Forces (SAF) and the Rapid Support Forces (RSF), now in its eleventh month, has not only claimed...

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