News headlines for “Global Financial Crisis”, page 4

  1. Clean Energies Seek to Overcome Obstacles in Argentina

    - Inter Press Service

    BUENOS AIRES, Jul 18 (IPS) - The multitude of solar panels stands out along a dirt road in an unpopulated area. Although located just an hour's drive from Buenos Aires, the new solar park in the municipality of Escobar is in a place of silence and solitude, symbolic of the difficulties faced by renewable energies in making inroads in Argentina.

  2. Kenya’s Kuruwitu corals are back, thanks to local conservation drive

    - UN News

    A small, quiet village in Kenya has found a new purpose in the fishing industry through a successful marine coral conservation project, the first of its kind in the Marine Protected Areas of the western side of the Indian Ocean.

  3. A safe space for Venezuela’s indigenous women

    - UN News

    Venezuela's rural, remote, indigenous communities have been particularly affected by COVID-19 and the country's socio-economic crisis; community gardens help Wayúu women from Rio Negro to make ends meet, and provide a haven from violence.

  4. Ensure peaceful and constitutional transfer of power in Sri Lanka, urges UN Resident Coordinator

    - UN News

    The head of the UN Country Team in Sri Lanka has urged senior politicians to ensure a peaceful transfer of power in line with the national Constitution, following weeks of protests that finally saw the resignation of President Gotabaya Rajapaksa on Thursday.

  5. Achieving the SDGs in Extraordinary Times

    - Inter Press Service

    BANGKOK, Thailand, Jul 15 (IPS) - The start of the “Decade of Action” to achieve the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) has also marked the start of an unprecedented period of overlapping crises.

  6. Hundreds of Millions of Human Workers Treated Worse than Robots

    - Inter Press Service

    MADRID, Jul 14 (IPS) - While the world’s big private business pours billions of dollars in producing automatic machines and assuring their optimal functioning, barley no money has been invested in the hundreds of millions human workers, who are left shockingly unprotected, treated like cheap robots, or even worse.

  7. World Faces Cascading Crises Causing Profound Suffering & Multiple Famines

    - Inter Press Service

    UNITED NATIONS, Jul 14 (IPS) - In his opening address to the 2022 Ministerial meeting of the High-Level Political Forum on the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals, July 13-15.Our world is in deep trouble – and so too are the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

    Time is running out. But there is still hope. Because we know what we need to do:

  8. Guterres hails ‘critical step forward’ on resuming Ukraine grain exports

    - UN News

    The UN chief on Wednesday described progress between Russia and Ukraine on allowing the resumption of grain exports during UN-brokered talks in Türkiye, as a “ray of hope to ease human suffering and alleviate hunger around the world.”

  9. Income-based Solutions Paramount for Addressing Food Insecurity - Experts

    - Inter Press Service

    Ottawa, Jul 12 (IPS) - Lisa Argiropulos, a single mother of two teenage sons and a resident of Ottawa, Ontario, has been facing food insecurity since 2016, after an accident that left her with chronic pain and disabilities.

  10. Aid for Power in New Cold War

    - Inter Press Service

    SYDNEY and KUALA LUMPUR, Jul 12 (IPS) - Long a means for powerful nations to influence developing countries, development finance has gained renewed significance in the new Cold War. Unlike during the US-Soviet Cold War, the rivalry now is between mixed market capitalist systems.

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