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  1. Combating Corruption to Address the Triple Planetary Crises

    - Inter Press Service

    NEW YORK, Dec 07 (IPS) - The triple planetary crisis of climate crisis, biodiversity loss, and pollution is a threat to the well-being and survival of millions of people around the world. Corruption, in its many forms, worsens these multiple crises.

  2. Civilian Deaths in Gaza a Stain on Israel and its Allies

    - Inter Press Service

    OSLO, Norway, Dec 06 (IPS) - The pulverising of Gaza now ranks amongst the worst assaults on any civilian population in our time and age. Each day we see more dead children and new depths of suffering for innocent people enduring this hell.

  3. New York City youth give a shout out to human rights worldwide

    - UN News

    Hundreds of teenagers from New York schools on Wednesday descended on UN Headquarters to discuss mental health, education, homelessness and systematic racism, as part of the build up to this weekend’s 75th anniversary of Human Rights Day.

  4. Nowhere is Safe in Gaza -- and Nowhere Left to Go

    - Inter Press Service

    GAZA, Palestine, Dec 05 (IPS) - The 7-day ceasefire brought respite to everyone; hostages were reunited with their families and desperately needed aid went into Gaza. We need more of this; all hostages released and considerably more aid and protection for Palestinian civilians.

  5. UN Volunteers and Their Over Reaching Mission

    - Inter Press Service

    KATHMANDU, Nepal, Dec 04 (IPS) - If there is an agency or program within the UN that I really admire and wish the best for, this is the United Nation Volunteers or UNV. Its overarching mission, mandate and key objectives are paramount for humanity.

  6. Israel-Jordan Relations in The Wake of The Gaza War

    - Inter Press Service

    NEW YORK, Dec 01 (IPS) - Although the dire impact of the Israel-Hamas war has touched many countries in the region and beyond, no foreign country has been so profoundly affected by the war than Jordan. Israel must mitigate Jordan’s concerns to save its critical alliance with its neighbor while fully collaborating in the search for a permanent resolution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict

  7. Scale of Death & Destruction in Gaza Result of Wide-Area Explosives in Populated Areas

    - Inter Press Service

    UNITED NATIONS, Nov 30 (IPS) - Remarks to the UN Security Council on the implementation of resolution 2712 on the Middle East, 29 November 2023 Resolution 2712 was approved in a context of widespread death and wholesale destruction unleashed by the conflict in Gaza and Israel.

    According to Israeli authorities, more than 1,200 people were killed -- including 33 children -- and thousands were injured in the abhorrent acts of terror by Hamas on 7 October. Some 250 people were also abducted, including 34 children.

  8. Oceans: Our First Line of Defense Against the Impacts of Climate Change

    - Inter Press Service

    MONTEREY BAY, California, Nov 29 (IPS) - Just a few weeks ago, UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres opened the Climate Ambition Summit with a warning that by failing to act on the climate crisis, he said “humanity has opened the gates of hell.” Could not say it more strongly. And he also said, as you may recall, we’re moving “toward a dangerous and unstable world.”

  9. UN affirms solidarity with the Palestinian people on International Day

    - UN News

    From New York to Jerusalem and beyond, United Nations offices on Wednesday commemorated the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People.

  10. The Increase in Nuclear Rhetoric on the Korean Peninsula is Deeply Concerning

    - Inter Press Service

    UNITED NATIONS, Nov 28 (IPS) - In his remarks to the UN Security Council on Non -Proliferation/DPRK , November 27At 10:42 PM local time on 21 November, the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) launched a rocket “Chollima-1" loaded with the reconnaissance satellite "Malligyong-1", from the Sohae Satellite Launching Station.

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