Global Issues

Noncommunicable diseases in emergencies, aid plan for Haiti, peace efforts in CAR — Global Issues

NCDs are responsible for 75 per cent of deaths worldwide, and it is estimated that strokes and heart attacks are up to three times...

Security Council hears Gaza famine ‘almost inevitable’ unless aid is massively scaled up — Global Issues

5:33 PM: That's it from the Security Council this Tuesday when the dire aid situation and increasing threat of famine was front and...

Hapless New Year for Global South — Global Issues

Opinion by Jomo Kwame Sundaram (kuala lumpur, malaysia)Wednesday, February 28, 2024Inter Press ServiceOptimistic forecasts As New Year celebrations of different cultures decline with the coming of...

Balis Ancient Canine Guardians on the Brink of Extinction — Global Issues

From 2005 to 2008, the Bali dog population was estimated to be between 600,000 and 800,000, according to a 2018 study. However, due to...

UN Syria envoy appeals for urgent de-escalation across the Middle East — Global Issues

“Regional spillover is only the latest accelerant to a conflict that is growing in complexity and with each passing year. The situation is worsening...

Universal connectivity gets a $9 billion private sector boost — Global Issues

“Universal meaningful connectivity is within our grasp,” said ITU Secretary-General Doreen Bogdan-Martin. “Thanks to these new commitments, millions of people will benefit from accessible...

‘I Havent Forgotten Where I Came From,’ says Yvonne Pinto, Incoming IRRI Chief — Global Issues

Yvonne Pinto, the incoming Director General of the International Rice Research Institute, at the 5th All Africa Horticulture Conference in Marrakesh, Morocco, February 26...

Frustration mounts as UN convoy is blocked outside stricken hospital — Global Issues

“This is not an isolated incident. Aid convoys have come under fireand are systematically denied access to people in need,” said the UN Humanitarian...

Abusive Use of Veto Power Against Global Public Opinion — Why? — Global Issues

Opinion by Anwarul K. Chowdhury (new york)Tuesday, February 27, 2024Inter Press ServiceNEW YORK, Feb 27 (IPS) - With its current cash crisis, UN's leadership...

Female Genital Mutilation Continues Amid Sudans Conflict and Forced Displacement — Global Issues

Opinion by Paleki Ayang (juba)Tuesday, February 27, 2024Inter Press ServiceJUBA, Feb 27 (IPS) - Female genital mutilation (FGM) stands as one of the most...

Fighting continues in DR Congo, Russian anti-war campaigner harassment, LGBTQ rights — Global Issues

Stéphane Dujarric told correspondents at the regular press briefing in New York, that during the clashes, two rockets landed close to the UN peacekeeping...

World unites at UN Environment Assembly to combat ‘triple planetary crisis’ — Global Issues

More than 7,000 delegates from 182 countries are scheduled to take part in the sixth session of the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA-6) which...

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