5 October 2022
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Journalists, Under Threat, Need Safe Refuge Through Special Emergency Visas — Global Issues

A video journalist covers a news event. Credit Unsplash/Jovaughn Stephens Opinion by Gypsy Guillen Kaiser (new york) Tuesday, October 04, 2022 Inter Press Service NEW YORK, Oct 04 (IPS) – “This woman sitting next to me, Maria Ressa, is a Nobel laureate and a convicted criminal,” said barrister Amal Clooney, who co-leads the international legal team […]

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The Shadows of Society, or the New Light for the Future? — Global Issues

IPS youth thought leader trainees Minseung Kim (team leader), middle, Henry Cho, right, Dongjun Lee in the interview with Seong Hoon Kim, Senior Director, Platform Development Division of Korea Social Security Information Service. Opinion by Dongjun Lee – Henry Cho – Minseung Kim Wednesday, September 28, 2022 Inter Press Service Sep 28 (IPS) – Have […]

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We Need Urgent Commitment, Resources & Action to Tackle Hunger Crisis — Global Issues

Conversation at the UN General Assembly Side Event on Responding to the Urgent Humanitarian Needs in the Horn of Africa. Credit: Karelia Pallan/Oxfam Opinion by Abby Maxman (new york) Tuesday, September 27, 2022 Inter Press Service NEW YORK, Sep 27 (IPS) – Last week, as world leaders gathered in New York for the 77th United Nations […]

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Global Peace Education Day can Play a Pivotal Role in Transforming Education — Global Issues

Opinion by Anwarul K. Chowdhury (new york) Monday, September 26, 2022 Inter Press Service NEW YORK, Sep 26 (IPS) – Just a week ago, the international community commemorated the adoption of the United Nations Declaration and Programme of Action on a Culture of Peace, a monumental document that transcends boundaries, cultures, societies, and nations. That inspirational […]

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Why Investing in Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Pays Off — Global Issues

Opinion by Ruth Loftus, Michael Alexander (london / edinburg) Friday, September 23, 2022 Inter Press Service LONDON / EDINBURG, Sep 23 (IPS) – As the devastating images of flooding in Pakistan went round the world and the country declared a state of emergency, some 4,000 miles away in Stockholm, delegates had just arrived for World Water […]

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How to Make COP27 a Success — Global Issues

The 27th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, to be held in Egypt from 6 to 18 November 2022, seeks renewed solidarity between countries to deliver on the landmark Paris Agreement, for people and the plan. Credit: United Nations Opinion by Sohanur Rahman (dhaka, bangladesh) Thursday, September 22, 2022 […]

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Answering the Challenges Posed by Antimicrobial Resistance — Global Issues

We are failing to take antimicrobial resistance seriously, perhaps because it is not glamorous and relatable. Credit: Bigstock. Opinion Wednesday, September 21, 2022 Inter Press Service Sep 21 (IPS) – Staphylococcus aureus is the source of a skin infection that can turn deadly if drug resistant. Estimates regarding the most common resistant variation, methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus […]

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Reimagining Urban Agriculture With Vertical Farming — Global Issues

Vertical farm in Finland. Credit: Creative Commons. Opinion by Esther Ngumbi (urbana, illinois, usa) Friday, September 16, 2022 Inter Press Service URBANA, Illinois, USA, Sep 16 (IPS) – Cities across the world including New Jersey and  California, a State that is home to a multi-billion dollar agricultural industry, have continued to experience climate change linked extreme […]

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Pakistan Flooding Shows ‘Adapting’ to Climate Change Can Be a Dangerous Illusion — Global Issues

A flooded village in Matiari, in the Sindh province of Pakistan. Credit: UNICEF/Asad Zaidi Opinion by Philippe Benoit (paris) Wednesday, September 14, 2022 Inter Press Service PARIS, Sep 14 (IPS) – One third of Pakistan is now under water. The scope of the destruction is difficult to fathom, not just the enormity of the devastation its […]

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Lessons for the World — Global Issues

Opinion by Robert Sandford (hamilton, canada) Tuesday, September 06, 2022 Inter Press Service HAMILTON, Canada, Sep 06 (IPS) – Monsoon flooding has occurred often in Pakistan but never to the catastrophic extent presently happening. A distinguishing feature of this disaster is that no one blames the flooding’s unprecedented intensity and destructiveness on anything but climate heating. […]

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