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  1. Faith Pavilion Adds Spiritual Dimension to Climate Crisis Resolution

    - Inter Press Service

    DUBAI, Dec 07 (IPS) - For the first time at COP28, faith has a pavilion alongside science, technology, nations, and philanthropy, allowing religious leaders from all over the world to discuss the potential for using spiritual merits to protect the earth from climate change.

  2. 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.

  3. Gaza fighting further compromises aid amid near ‘apocalyptic’ conditions: UN humanitarians

    - UN News

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    Two months to the day since Hamas’ terror attacks in Israel prompted a massive Israeli military retaliation in Gaza, the situation in the war-torn enclave is becoming “apocalyptic” with hostilities making meaningful humanitarian efforts “nearly impossible”, UN humanitarians warned on Thursday.

  4. Stories from the UN Archive: The man who defined genocide

    - UN News

    The word “genocide” was first coined by Polish lawyer Raphäel Lemkin in 1944 in his book Axis Rule in Occupied Europe. It consists of the Greek prefix genos, meaning race or tribe, and the Latin suffix cide, meaning killing.

  5. COP28: Climate Migrants Rights, Risk-based Labor Polices Under the Spotlight

    - Inter Press Service

    DUBAI, Dec 07 (IPS) - With COP23 underway, researchers and activists are pointing at the plight of climate migrants.

  6. Revolutionizing the Building Sector for Sustainable, Resilient Cities

    - Inter Press Service

    DUBAI, Dec 06 (IPS) - In the spirit of global cooperation and environmental commitment, COP 28 launched a groundbreaking initiative aimed at transforming the building and construction sectors. Titled ‘Buildings and Construction for Sustainable Cities: New Key Partnerships for Decarbonization, Adaptation, and Resilience,’ the initiative marks a turning point in addressing the environmental challenges posed by the construction industry.

  7. 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.

  8. Global Civil Society Launches Manifesto for Ethical AI

    - Inter Press Service

    NEW DELHI, India, Dec 06 (IPS) - We, a global coalition of over 50 civil society and human rights organizations from over 30 countries have co-developed the "Civil Society Manifesto for Ethical AI", a groundbreaking initiative aiming to steer AI policies towards safeguarding rights and deconolonising AI discourse. We question, and we are not the only ones: whose voices, ideas and values matter in AI ?

  9. Beware Carbon Myopia at COP28: Why Climate and Nature Action Must Now Come Together in the Race for a Liveable Planet

    - Inter Press Service

    NEW YORK, Dec 6 2023 (IPS) - As COP28 delegates focus on the first Global Stocktake, there is no doubt that the race to net-zero greenhouse gas emissions is vital.

  10. Big Cons: How Consultancy Firms Undermine Governments

    - Inter Press Service

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Dec 06 (IPS) - Greater government reliance on consulting companies has greatly enriched them while also undermining state capacities, capabilities, national economies, progress, governance and legitimacy.

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