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  1. Will the Next War Be About Water?

    Monday, March 19, 2018

    UNITED NATIONS, Mar 19 (IPS) - Ramu Damodaran is Editor-in-Chief of the UN Chronicle and Chief of the United Nations Academic Impact—a vibrant network of more than 1200 academic and research institutions around the world which are committed to supporting UN's goals and ideals.    This article is part of a series of stories and op-eds launched by IPS on the occasion of World Water Day on March 22.One of the first resolutions adopted by the United Nations General Assembly, on the location of the headquarters of the Organization, gives the United Nations "exclusive rights over the subsoil of land conveyed to it, and in particular the right to make constructions underground and to obtain therefrom supplies of water."

  2. Water, Sanitation & Hygiene: First Response in Conflicts & Natural Disasters

    Monday, March 19, 2018

    UNITED NATIONS, Mar 19 (IPS) - Sanjay Wijesekera is Global Chief, Water, Sanitation & Hygiene at the UN children's agency UNICEF*When disaster strikes, or conflict rages, families soon discover their most urgent need - water. In such precarious situations, access is usually limited or non-existent, and children and their families are forced to put themselves in further danger in the quest for water.

  3. Deported Salvadorans in Times of Trump

    Friday, March 16, 2018

    SAN SALVADOR, Mar 16 (IPS) - Carrying a red plastic bag containing an old pair of shoes and a few other belongings, David Antonio Pérez arrives to El Salvador, deported from the United States.

  4. Is UN’s Ambitious Global Compact the Last Word on the Migrant Crisis?

    Friday, March 16, 2018

    UNITED NATIONS, Mar 16 (IPS) - As the death toll keeps mounting and the humanitarian crises continue unabated, the life of the average migrant or refugee has largely turned out to be an unmitigated nightmare.

  5. Water Scarcity: India's Silent Crisis

    Friday, March 16, 2018

    NEW DELHI, Mar 16 (IPS) - As Cape Town inches towards ‘Zero Hour' set for July 15, 2018, the real threat of water scarcity is finally hitting millions of people worldwide. For on that day, the South African city's 3.78 million citizens -- rich and poor, young and old, men and women -- will be forced to queue up with their jerry cans at public outlets for their quota of 25 litres of water per day.

  6. Rohingya Crisis May Be Genocide, UN Officials Say

    Wednesday, March 14, 2018

    UNITED NATIONS, Mar 14 (IPS) - In the wake of persistent violence against the Rohingya community, UN officials have expressed growing fears that genocide is being incited and committed in Myanmar.

  7. Three Ways the Global Compact Can Better Serve Refugees

    Monday, March 12, 2018

    WASHINGTON DC, Mar 12 (IPS) - Kitty van der Heijden is Director of the Washington-based World Resources Institute Europe and WRI AfricaThe UN High Commissioner for Refugees has a tall task: deliver a "Global Compact for Refugees" to the United Nations' General Assembly by the end of 2018.

  8. Guest Workers Prop Up the Economy of Home Country

    Monday, March 12, 2018

    RAYALA, Nepal, Mar 12 (IPS) - Guest workers across the world send home money worth three times as much as global aid. For the Tamang family living in a shack in a Nepalese village, a job abroad can fund a new home and education for their son.NEPAL. A few chickens are running around the courtyard in front of the corrugated iron shack. The village has just awoken. A bus passes by below on the road that snakes around the mountain; it will be hours before another one passes.

  9. We Must Protect the Future for Palestinian Refugee Girls

    Friday, March 09, 2018

  10. A ‘Multicultural Jewel’ in Rome: Migrants and Italians Mingle at Esquilino Market

    Thursday, March 08, 2018

    ROME, Mar 08 (IPS) - The Esquilino market, built at the end of the 1800s, is a pillar of Roman traditional daily shopping. It managed to survive the Fascist period and two world wars: it's a veteran of the city.

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