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  1. Nepal Government, UN Agency Seek Investors for Latest Cash Crop to Boom in Country's East

    - Inter Press Service

    SALAKPUR, Nepal, Sep 29 (IPS) - Two and a half hours’ drive north from Kakarbhitta, Nepal’s eastern-most border crossing with giant neighbour India, lies the hilly hamlet of Salakpur where lives Kaushila Moktan, a famed farmer of large cardamom.

  2. Climate Action Plans Could Help Address Injustice, Inequity in African Cities

    - Inter Press Service

    CAPE TOWN, South Africa, Sep 29 (IPS) - Equity and justice feature prominently in the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change 6th (IPCC) Assessment Report Working Group IIpublished in 2022. The report focuses on the impacts of climate change, as well as vulnerability and adaptation.

  3. Human rights: ‘Disturbing trends’ in reprisals against those cooperating with the UN continues

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  4. Ukraine: UN Secretary-General condemns Russia annexation plan

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    Russia’s plan to annex four occupied regions in Ukraine would be an illegal move, a violation of international law, and should be condemned, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said on Thursday, warning of a “dangerous escalation” in the seven-month war. 

  5. World Maritime Day showcases technology for ‘greener’ shipping

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    How shipping can contribute to a more sustainable future for all is the focus of World Maritime Day, celebrated on Thursday.

  6. UN Special Adviser welcomes start of trial against top Rwanda genocide suspect

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    A senior UN official has welcomed the start of the trial against an alleged leading figure in the 1994 genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda, highlighting the importance of paying attention to hate speech in deterring atrocities. 

  7. Guinea: UN pledges support for justice and accountability, as stadium massacre trial begins

    - UN News

    The UN chief on Wednesday paid tribute to the hundreds of victims and their families, of a 2009 stadium massacre in the capital of Guinea, as some of the ringleaders allegedly responsible for the gruesome death of more than 150 people that day, went on trial.

  8. Climate Change: Hurricanes and cyclones bring misery to millions, as Ian makes landfall in the US

    - UN News

    Hurricane Ian caused devastation across western Cuba and increased its strength and size as it made landfall mid-afternoon local time on Wednesday, in the United States; meanwhile Typhoon Noru underwent an “explosive” intensification before it hit the Philippines, the UN Meteorological agency, WMO, has said.

  9. Go and Tell the Hungry that Their Food Is Being Thrown in the Garbage

    - Inter Press Service

    MADRID, Sep 28 (IPS) - These are facts, not guesses: about 1.3 billion tons of food is wasted and lost… every single year, the equivalent of one ton per each of the one billion hungry people, many of them are those who produced the food.

  10. Israel-Palestine: ‘Meaningful initiatives’ needed soon, to reverse current course

    - UN News

    The UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process told the Security Council on Wednesday, that since the adoption in December 2016 of resolution 2334, which demands Israel stop building new settlements on Palestinian land, there’s been “little progress” implementing it.

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