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Could Peacekeeping Wives Deter Sexual Abuse in U.N. Overseas Operations?

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

UNITED NATIONS, Jun 17 (IPS) - Back in November 2007, about 108 military personnel from an Asian country, serving with the U.N. peacekeeping mission in Haiti, were deported home after being accused of sexual exploitation and sexual abuse of minors.

Cities Will Be Decisive in Fight for Sustainable Development

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

UNITED NATIONS, Jun 17 (IPS) - With cities increasingly in the spotlight on the international stage, urban planning and development has become a critical issue in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Opinion: What the Philippines Can Learn from Morocco, Peru and Ethiopia

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

MANILA, Jun 16 (IPS) - (Last week, Australian Climate Activist offered an apology to the Philippines for his country's lack of action. Today, he partners up with climate tracker from the Philippines Jed Alegado to talk about what the Philippines can do to show its leadership in tackling climate change.)

Climate Justice: Trial by Public Opinion for World’s Polluters

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

UNITED NATIONS, Jun 16 (IPS) - The United Nations, which is tasked with the protection of the global environment, has asserted that climate change affects people everywhere - with no exceptions.

Rights Groups Call for Durable Solution for Europe’s Migrants

Saturday, June 13, 2015

PARIS, Jun 13 (IPS) - Human rights groups are calling for a sustainable solution to the migrant crisis in Europe, especially following the dismantling of refugee camps in Paris and Calais, France, over the past two weeks.

Opinion: Cli-Fi Film from Philippines Packs a Punch

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

TAIPEI, Jun 10 (IPS) - I live on a crowded, subtropical island ​nation ​in the Western Pacific, on the opposite side of the "Pacific Pond" from North America. And just south of Taiwan is the ​many-splendored island nation of the ​Philippines. We are neighbours. You can fly there in one hour, it's that close.

Why ACP Countries Matter for the EU Post-2015 Development Agenda

Tuesday, June 09, 2015

BRUSSELS, Jun 09 (IPS) - We are witnessing a shift in the original rationale behind the unique relationship between the European Union and the African, Caribbean and Pacific countries of the ACP group, which goes beyond the logic of "unilateral aid transfer", "donor-recipient approach" and "North-South dialogue".

Israel, Hamas Escape U.N.’s List of Shame on Attacks on Children

Monday, June 08, 2015

UNITED NATIONS, Jun 08 (IPS) - Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, reportedly under heavy pressure from the United States and Israel, has decided not to blacklist the Jewish state in an annex to a new U.N. report on children victimised in armed conflicts.

Opinion: Minsk Agreements, the Only Path to Peace in Ukraine

Monday, June 08, 2015

GENEVA, Jun 08 (IPS) - The "U.N. Report on the human rights situation in Ukraine", which was referred to in an Inter Press Service (IPS) article of Jun. 2, does not, in my view, reflect many salient points.

Opinion: Immigration, Myths and the Irresponsibility of Europe

Saturday, June 06, 2015

ROME, Jun 06 (IPS) - With little fanfare, the German IFO Institute for Economic Research recently published a report on population projections for Germany which states simply that the country's population is shrinking fast.

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