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  1. Huge moment for Ethiopia as Abiy Ahmed wins Nobel Peace prize

    Saturday, October 12, 2019

    ADDIS ABABA, Oct 12 (IPS) - It's one of the world's most prestigious honours, and has been awarded to Ethiopia's prime minister in recognition of his inspired leadership across the Horn of Africa. But the award also comes at a time when his domestic policies and credibility are under increasing strain.Ethiopia found itself in the global spotlight for all the right reasons after Abiy Ahmed, its young, dynamic prime minister was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.

  2. The Role of Emerging Technologies in Military Conflicts

    Thursday, October 10, 2019

    STOCKHOLM, Oct 10 (IPS) - Throughout history, technology has transformed armed conflict. The carnage of First World War battlefields is a stark example of what happens when advances in weaponry outpace the normative frameworks around its use.

  3. Modern Conflicts Against the Backdrop of Climate Change, Inequalities, Injustice & Human Rights Violations

    Friday, October 04, 2019

    STOCKHOLM, Oct 04 (IPS) - We will look at how modern conflicts will be affected by the recent unprecedented technological and societal developments. The nature of conflict is also changing. It is becoming more protracted, complex and unpredictable.

  4. The Risk of Nuclear War is Increasing

    Monday, September 30, 2019

    WASHINGTON DC, Sep 30 (IPS) - Over the long course of the nuclear age, millions of people around the world, often led by a young generation of clear-eyed activists, have stood up to demand meaningful, immediate international action to halt, reduce, and end the threat posed by nuclear weapons to humankind and the planet.

  5. Advise to US: When You’re Going to a Gunfight, Bring all Your Friends with Guns

    Tuesday, September 24, 2019

    UNITED NATIONS, Sep 24 (IPS) - Jim Mattis a former United States Defense Secretary in the Trump administration quotes a Marine Corps dictum in a recently released book titled "Call Sign Chaos: Learning to Lead".

  6. International Cooperation Required to Solve World’s Severest Problems

    Thursday, September 19, 2019

    STOCKHOLM, Sep 19 (IPS) - In an interview with Dan Smith, Director of the renowned Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) and Professor of Peace and Conflict at the University of Manchester. The native Londoner, he has been researching conflicts and peace for decades and served in the UN Peacebuilding Fund Advisory Group, which he chaired for two years.

  7. World is in Crisis & Multilateral Approach is the Key

    Thursday, September 19, 2019

    BOSTON, USA, Sep 19 (IPS) - As the UN General Assembly begins, we are once again ringing the alarm on the urgent issues of climate and development that demand our global attention and action. And I worry yet again leaders will not heed the warnings and not act with the clarity and at the scale the issues we're here to tackle demand.

  8. UN Chief Calls for Action, Not “Beautiful Speeches”

    Tuesday, September 17, 2019

    UNITED NATIONS, Sep 17 (IPS) - UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has offered an unsolicited piece of advice to the 190-plus speakers, including heads of state and heads of government, who will address an unprecedented six high level plenary meetings during the General Assembly sessions September 23-27.

  9. Time to Put Data at the Heart of UN’s 2030 Agenda

    Monday, September 16, 2019

    UNITED NATIONS, Sep 16 (IPS) - The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development was adopted in 2015. At its core are 17 Sustainable Development Goals and 169 targets, all meant to guide efforts by all countries towards a more sustainable, prosperous and equal future.

  10. Big Power Conflicts are Increasingly Taking Place in Outer Space

    Thursday, September 12, 2019

    GENEVA, Sep 12 (IPS) - Nearly every article on ‘space security' begins with the acknowledgement that satellites and space-based services are critical for modern societies. And with good reason.

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