Global Issues

WHO report reveals major health disparities between European teens — Global Issues

Based on information from 44 countries that engaged in the Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC) study, it highlights unhealthy eating habits, increasing levels...

North Macedonia Turns Back the Clock — Global Issues

Opinion by Andrew Firmin (london)Thursday, May 23, 2024Inter Press ServiceLONDON, May 23 (IPS) - The old guard is back in North Macedonia, as the...

Slovakia PM Assassination Attempt Sparks Journalists’ Safety Fears — Global Issues

by Ed Holt (bratislava)Friday, May 24, 2024Inter Press ServiceBRATISLAVA, May 24 (IPS) - Fears for the safety of journalists in Slovakia are growing in...

Afghanistan is ‘not a hopeless crisis’, top UN aid official says — Global Issues

Afghanistan is “not a hopeless crisis,” Edem Wosornu of the UN humanitarian affairs office, OCHA, told journalists in New York, following a recent visit...

UN establishes International Day of reflection for Srebrenica genocide — Global Issues

Adopting a resolution with the same title, the Assembly also asked the Secretary-General to establish an outreach programme on the Srebrenica genocide in preparation...

‘Appalling’ attacks in Kharkiv, plea to aid Myanmar civilians, maritime tribunal boosts climate action, civilian protection — Global Issues

Denise Brown said civilian lives must be protected during conflict by all sides, but in Kharkiv in recent days, they have instead been targeted...

‘Now is the time to unleash Africa’s peace power’ Guterres tells Security Council — Global Issues

“Now is the time to unleash Africa’s peace power,” he said, opening a debate on its critical role in addressing global security and development...

How Netanyahu Made the Creation of a Palestinian State Irreversible — Global Issues

Opinion by Alon Ben-Meir (new york)Friday, May 24, 2024Inter Press ServiceNEW YORK, May 24 (IPS) - It is ironic how Prime Minister Netanyahu, who...

‘All hands on deck’ in Antigua and Barbuda as small island States chart course to resilient prosperity — Global Issues

The Fourth International Conference on Small Island Developing States (SIDS4) will bring together governments, the UN, civil society, the private sector and leading youth...

Democracy, Civic Space and Fundamental Freedoms Are under Attack, but Civil Society Is Here to Stay — Global Issues

Local civil society from Botswana shared their journey in fighting gender-based violence. "Gender-based violence is a national pandemic, a violation of grand magnitude of...

Lessons From Youth-Focused Future Action Festival Ahead of UN Summit of the Future — Global Issues

by Joyce Chimbi (nairobi)Thursday, May 23, 2024Inter Press ServiceNAIROBI, May 23 (IPS) - The world has crossed the halfway point to the end of...

Magic suitcases for 1960s midwives — Global Issues

On the International Day to End Obstetric Fistula, marked annually on 23 May, we are taking a look at the important role of midwives...

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