News headlines for “Causes of Poverty”, page 3

  1. Lebanon’s Deep Healthcare Crisis Exposed through Communicable Diseases

    - Inter Press Service

    BEIRUT & TORONTO, Jul 08 (IPS) - This summer is bringing an additional challenge to the public health front in Lebanon, along with higher-than-normal temperatures.

  2. UN deputy chief demands bold policies, innovative solutions for SDGs

    - UN News

    The international community must urgently summon the commitment and investments needed to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by the 2030 deadline, the UN Deputy Secretary-General stressed on Monday.

  3. Earth’s hottest June on record

    - UN News

    Last month was the hottest June since records began and the thirteenth month in a row to set a temperature record, according to new data released on Monday from the European Union’s Copernicus Climate Change Service.

  4. Namibia: LGBTQI+ Rights Victory amid Regression

    - Inter Press Service

    MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay, Jul 08 (IPS) - In June, the Namibian High Court struck down two sections of the country’s Sexual Offences Act that criminalised consensual sexual relations between men, finding them unconstitutional. While hardly anyone has been convicted for decades, the fact that their relationships were criminalised forced gay men to live in fear, perpetuated stigma and denied them recognition as rights holders, enabling discrimination, harassment and abuse.

  5. US Fed-Induced World Stagnation Deepens Debt Distress

    - Inter Press Service

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Jul 08 (IPS) - For some time, most multilateral financial institutions have urged developing countries to borrow commercially, but not from China. Now, borrowers are stuck in debt traps with little prospect of escape.

  6. Guterres commends Turkmenistan’s ‘policy of neutrality’ amid troubled times

    - UN News

    Cooperation between the United Nations and Turkmenistan, and regional developments in Central Asia, were the focus of a meeting between UN Secretary-General António Guterres and President Serdar Berdimuhamedov held in the capital, Ashgabat, on Saturday.

  7. The IMF is Failing Countries like Kenya: Why and What can be Done About it?

    - Inter Press Service

    PRETORIA, South Africa, Jul 05 (IPS) - The recent Kenyan protests are a warning that the International Monetary Fund (IMF) is failing. The public does not think it is helping its member countries manage their economic and financial problems, which are being exacerbated by a rapidly changing global political economy.

  8. Kenya’s Cash-Strapped, Ambitious Climate Change Goals

    - Inter Press Service

    NAIROBI, Jul 05 (IPS) - Kenya’s need for climate finance is great—the country has been battered by climate change-related disasters for years—but as this analysis shows, the arrangements remain opaque, leaving the affected communities vulnerable.Climate-related disasters have battered Kenya for years.

  9. Time running short as 2030 deadline looms for UN blueprint for a fairer future

    - UN News

    How can we get closer to achieving UN Member States’ detailed plans to make the world a better place within the next six years? A two-week event starting on 8 July at UN Headquarters will attempt to answer that crucial question.

  10. Investing in Teachers, School Leaders Key in Keeping Girls in School UN-African Union Study Finds

    - Inter Press Service

    NAIROBI & ADDIS ABABA, Jul 04 (IPS) - Investing in teachers and school leaders in Africa is the most important factor in promoting educational opportunities for girls, keeping them in school and ending child marriage, ultimately reducing gender inequality through education.

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