News headlines for “Causes of Poverty”

  1. Bhutans Civil Servants are Building a Digital Government System -- Heres How

    - Inter Press Service

    A story from Inter Press Service, an international news agency

    GENEVA, Switzerland, Feb 07 (IPS) - New UNCTAD software does to digital government what IKEA did to furniture, allowing Bhutan’s government employees to create their own user-friendly services for citizens online.

  2. Video: Roraima in Search of Safe and Sustainable Energy Autonomy

    - Inter Press Service

    BOA VISTA, Brazil, Feb 06 (IPS) - Roraima, the northernmost state of Brazil, on the border with Guyana and Venezuela, is undergoing an energy transition that points to the dilemmas and possible solutions for a safe and sustainable supply of electricity in the Amazon rainforest.

  3. Australia Leads Against Large Multinational Corporations Tax Dodging

    - Inter Press Service

    MELBOURNE and SYDNEY, Feb 06 (IPS) - Australia is set to become the first country or jurisdiction to require large multinational corporations (MNCs), with a global consolidated income of at least AU$1 billion, to publicly report country-by-country (CbC) tax information. The new Labor Government announced on 25 October, 2022 in its budget paper that MNC’s public CbC tax reporting will begin from 1 July, 2023. Australia’s public CbC reporting rules will apply to all companies headquartered in Australia and companies headquartered elsewhere with sufficient nexus in the country.

  4. Race to Prosperity as Least Developed Countries Top Agenda at UN Conference

    - Inter Press Service

    UNITED NATIONS & NAIROBI, Feb 06 (IPS) - It is a race against time to form a new global partnership to secure a better future for the world’s poorest and most vulnerable nations by 2030 in line with the UN’s SDGs. All 46 countries classified as Least Developed Countries (LDCs) are pressed for time in a bid to deliver critical development goals.

  5. ‘Put people first’ in drive to realize Sustainable Development Goals

    - UN News

    Addressing the opening of the Commission for Social Development’s latest sessionthe president of the UN Economic and Social Council on Monday said it was imperative to put people first, if the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are to be realized by the 2030 deadline.

  6. Downward slide in global food prices continues: FAO

    - UN News

    Global food prices dropped for the tenth consecutive month in January, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) said on Friday.

  7. Transforming how we eat, ‘a critical accelerator’ towards 2030 development goals: Deputy UN chief

    - UN News

    Countries will review progress towards transforming food systems worldwide at a three-day meeting in Rome this July, UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed and Italy’s Deputy Prime Minister announced on Friday, in the Italian capital. 

  8. Peru's Democracy at a Crossroads

    - Inter Press Service

    MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay, Feb 02 (IPS) - On 25 January, roughly six weeks after being sworn in following her predecessor’s removal, Peruvian president Dina Boluarte finally recognised that elections were the only way out of political crisis. Elections were rescheduled for April 2024, much earlier than the end of the presidential term she’s been tasked with completing, but not soon enough for thousands who’ve taken to the streets demanding her immediate resignation.

  9. It's Time to Move Away from Public-Private Partnerships & Build a Future That is Public

    - Inter Press Service

    BRUSSELS / LIMA / MANILA, Feb 02 (IPS) - Last month, we joined more than 1000 representatives from all sectors of civil society who came together in Santiago de Chile to debate the future of – and threats to - public services the world over.

  10. US Policies Slowing World Economy

    - Inter Press Service

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Feb 02 (IPS) - Few policymakers ever claim credit for causing stagnation and recessions. Yet, they do so all the time, justifying their actions by some supposedly higher purpose.

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