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  1. Church and Conflict in South Sudan

    Tuesday, July 03, 2018

    JUBA, Jul 03 (IPS) - Throughout fifty years of struggles, South Sudan's different churches have remained one of the country's few stable institutions, and in their workings toward peace, have displayed a level of inter-religious cooperation rarely seen in the world. 

  2. Separated Central American Families Suffer Abuse in the United States

    Monday, July 02, 2018

    SAN SALVADOR, Jul 02 (IPS) - After three hours of paperwork, Katy Rodriguez from El Salvador, who was deported from the United States, finally exited the government's immigration facilities together with her young son and embraced family members who were waiting outside.

  3. UN Chief Calls for JCPOA Implementation

    Monday, July 02, 2018

    WASHINGTON DC, Jul 02 (IPS) - Kelsey Davenport is director for nonproliferation policy at the Arms Control Association.

    UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said the nuclear deal with Iran is at a "crossroads" and expressed his deep regret over U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw from the agreement and reimpose sanctions.

  4. Declining Birth Rates Not Exclusive to Wealthy Nations

    Monday, July 02, 2018

    NEW DELHI, Jul 02 (IPS) - Countries do not have to be economically prosperous to move from a situation of high birth and death rates to low fertility and mortality rates.

    Education, social security, environments conducive to economic development and good value systems are what promote this, as evidenced by the recorded experiences of Asian countries as far apart as Japan and India.

  5. The ‘Stop Soros’ Bill: Strong Drawback for NGOs in Hungary

    Monday, July 02, 2018

    UNITED NATIONS, Jul 02 (IPS) - On World Refugee Day June 20, the Hungarian Parliament passed the ‘Stop Soros' bill which is aimed at criminalizing groups who support refugees and other types of undocumented immigrants.

  6. Community Work and Greenhouses Give a Boost to Women and Their Families in Peru’s Andes Highlands

    Saturday, June 30, 2018

    CUSIPATA, Peru, Jun 30 (IPS) - At more than 3,300 m above sea level, in the department of Cuzco, women are beating infertile soil and frost to grow organic food and revive community work practices that date back to the days of the Inca empire in Peru such as the "ayni" and "minka".

  7. Football, Xenophobia, Racism, Discrimination-- & a Few More Things

    Friday, June 29, 2018

    BUENOS AIRES, Jun 29 (IPS) - Pablo Alabarces holds a PhD in Sociology from the University of Brighton, England. He is Professor of Popular Culture at the Faculty of Social Sciences of the University of Buenos Aires and has published several books on football and popular culture.Football tells us a great deal about identity. Even a budding sports journalist knows that. And it has come to be a meeting point and even an advertising theme. But what we never discuss is the varying forms of this identity that are possible, let alone the consequences, which are sometimes ill-fated.

  8. Bamboo, A Sustainability Powerhouse

    Friday, June 29, 2018

    VIENNA, Jun 29 (IPS) - A landmark conference bringing more than 1,200 people from across the world together to promote and explain the importance of bamboo and rattan to global sustainable development and tackling climate change has ended with a raft of agreements and project launches.

  9. Fight Against Drug Consumption Needs Gender Specific Treatments

    Friday, June 29, 2018

    UNITED NATIONS, Jun 29 (IPS) - The World Drug Report 2018, launched this week by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), highlighted the importance of gender in drug consumption and behaviour, suggesting it is essential to provide different types of health-care and legal solutions.

  10. New Human Rights Chief? UN Secretary-General Cannot Afford to Get It Wrong

    Thursday, June 28, 2018

    LONDON, Jun 28 (IPS) - Fred Carver is Head of Policy & Ben Donaldson, Head of Campaigns, United Nations Association – UKUN Secretary-General António Guterres is about to make one of the most important decisions of his tenure – one that will directly impact communities worldwide: the appointment of the next High Commissioner for Human Rights.

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