News headlines for “Global Financial Crisis”, page 3

  1. Unlocking India’s Potential with AI

    - Inter Press Service

    BANGALORE, India, Feb 05 (IPS) - India is on the brink of a transformation that could change its economic and social future.

    Before the end of this decade, more Indians will use AI every day than in any other country in the world. What’s more, people in advanced economies will be surprised by the ways the country will use AI.

  2. World News in Brief: Artificial Intelligence pledge, child abuse online, Sudan crisis deepens

    - UN News

    Some of the world’s leading tech companies have signed a ground-breaking agreement with the UN to build more ethical Artificial Intelligence systems.

  3. Cubans Are Waiting for a Major Boost to Low Emissions Transport

    - Inter Press Service

    HAVANA, Feb 05 (IPS) - Jorge Sarmientos said he made a good investment when he bought an electric motorcycle to get around and avoid the anxiety suffered by the users of Cuba's deficient public transportation system or the high prices of private alternatives.

  4. Inclusive & Sustainable Businesses Set New Pathways for Sri Lanka

    - Inter Press Service

    BANGKOK, Thailand, Feb 02 (IPS) - Selyn, a women-led handloom business, offers flexible employment and valuable income opportunities to about 1,000 women artisans and persons from marginalized groups in rural Sri Lanka. Selyn develops and exports high-value craft products in global markets.

  5. How Soil Microbes Could save the World

    - Inter Press Service

    WAGENINGEN, Netherlands, Feb 01 (IPS) - The 500 per cent increase in global agricultural productivity over the past 60 years has largely been made possible by the scientific advances of the “Green Revolution” – from the ability to breed higher yielding varieties to improvements in farm inputs, especially fertiliser.

  6. The Spectre of Migration: A conversation with Hammoud Gallego

    - Inter Press Service

    STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Feb 01 (IPS) - Karl Marx’s Manifesto of the Communist Party begins with the now worn-out phrase: “A spectre is haunting Europe – the spectre of communism. All the powers of old Europe have entered into a holy alliance to exorcise this spectre”. Nowadays the word “communism” could easily be substituted by “migration”. All over Europe, politicians claim that Europe is being destroyed by migrants. In country after country, ghosts of yesterday are awakened. Parliaments include xenophobic politicians who might be considered as inheritors of demagogs who once dragged Europeans into hate and bloodbaths.

  7. Poverty and Inequality Mark Rural Life in Latin America

    - Inter Press Service

    CARACAS, Jan 31 (IPS) - Rural life in Latin America and the Caribbean continues to be marked by poverty and inequality compared to the towns and cities where the vast majority of the population lives. A new focus on rural life in the region could help reveal and address the challenges and neglect faced by people in the countryside.

  8. Prospects for Commonwealth Countries, Addressing Gaps and Shaping Expectations for COP29

    - Inter Press Service

    LONDON, Jan 31 (IPS) - The 28th Conference of Parties (COP28) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) marked a pivotal moment in the global efforts to combat climate change. Held in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE) with the participation of delegates from around the world, COP28 showcased a commitment to drive genuine strides in climate action, bringing optimism and progress to the forefront. Here we explore the implications of COP28 outcomes for small and other vulnerable Commonwealth countries and identify the gaps that still need attention. Additionally, it will discuss concrete expectations for COP29, focusing on critical discussions held at COP28.

  9. Onerous Debt Making Poorest Poorer

    - Inter Press Service

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Jan 31 (IPS) - Contractionary economic trends since 2008 and ‘geopolitical’ conflicts subverting international cooperation have worsened world conditions, especially in the poorest countries, mainly in Africa, leaving their poor worse off.

  10. Gaza economic recovery could take decades: UN report

    - UN News

    The war in Gaza has resulted in an unprecedented level of destruction to its economy which will take tens of billions of dollars and decades to reverse, UN trade and development body UNCTAD said in a new report on Wednesday.

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