2030 development agenda ‘failed’ on racial equality and non-discrimination — Global Issues

“Despite the promising rhetoric of the 2030 Agenda, it largely fails to deliver on its promise to ‘leave no one behind’ when it comes to the principles of racial equality and non-discrimination,” said E. Tendayi Achiume, Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of racism. . , racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance. limiting progress Presenting the … Read more

Mobilization against hunger in Brazil, where it affects 33.1 million people — global issues

Ação Cidadã’s large warehouse in downtown Rio de Janeiro is full of food donated by solidarity people for distribution to needy and hungry communities. There are 33.1 million Brazilians who are hungry, according to a survey by a network of researchers on the subject. CREDIT: Tânia Rêgo / Agência Brasil by Mario Osava (Rio de … Read more

New suspicious mass graves found in Tarhuna, says UN human rights investigation – Global Issues

Speaking in Geneva, Mohamed Auajjar, chairman of the Independent Fact-Finding Mission on Libya, told journalists that a culture of impunity still prevails across the war-torn country, posing “a major obstacle” to national reconciliation, truth and justice. for victims. and their families. With regard specifically to Tarhuna, the report gathered testimonies and found evidence of “widespread … Read more

Democratic Republic of Congo declares end of latest Ebola outbreak — Global Issues

There have been four confirmed cases of Ebola and one probable case, all of which have died, the WHO said in a statement. The outbreak was the third in Equateur province, northwest Congo. In the previous outbreak in Equateur Province, which lasted from June to November 2020, there were 130 confirmed cases and 55 deaths. … Read more

Setting Up Free Trade Agreements – Global Issues

Opinion by Jomo Kwame Sundaram, Anis Chowdhury (Sydney and Kuala Lumpur) Tuesday, July 05, 2022 Press Service SYDNEY & KUALA LUMPUR, Jul 5 (IPS) – Long seen as a means of seeking advantages under the guise of providing mutual benefits, free trade agreements (FTAs) can increasingly be used as economic weapons in the emerging world. … Read more

Animals are essential to preventing the pandemic We must strengthen their defenses — global issues

Opinion by Carel du Marchie Sarvaas (Brussels) Tuesday, July 05, 2022 Press Service BRUSSELS, Jul 5 (IPS) – The writer is executive director of HealthforAnimals, the global animal health association World Zoonoses Day, which will be celebrated on July 6, celebrates the success of the first vaccine created against the zoonotic disease ‘rabies’. It was … Read more

Nature-friendly endeavors are crucial for Africa’s future, say experts at Africa’s Green Economy Conference — Global Issues

Shaban Mwinji, a community scout, in Ukunda, Kenya. Standing in a mangrove forest restored by Mikoko Pamoja. Mikoko Pamoja is a community-led mangrove conservation and restoration project based in southern Kenya and the world’s first blue carbon project. The aim is to provide long-term incentives for mangrove protection and restoration through community involvement and benefit. … Read more

Androids in human populations — global issues

TOPIO (“TOSY Ping Pong Playing Robot”) is a bipedal humanoid robot designed to play table tennis against a human. Photo: Humanrobo. Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported License. Opinion by Joseph Chamie (portland, usa) Monday, July 04, 2022 Press Service PORTLAND, USA, July 04 (IPS) – It’s time for countries, especially those with slowly growing … Read more

Why we need a safe digital space for LGBTQ youth Asian teen thoughts — global issues

Students from a GSA based primarily in Gyeonggi-do have a Lesbian Visibility Week meeting to discuss the role of GSAs in creating a community of support for LGBTQ people. Opinion by Chaeeun Shin – Junwoo Na – Minchae Kang (Seoul and Nonthaburi, Thailand) Monday, July 04, 2022 Press Service Seoul and Nonthaburi, Thailand, July 4 … Read more

Caribbean is ‘ground zero’ for global climate emergency: Guterres — Global Issues

The Reserve, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is an immense protected area that covers about 11 percent of the national territory, is recognized for its table mountains and endless biodiversity – some considered undiscovered – and remains mostly inaccessible and unaffected by climate change. human action. activity. From above, the rainforest canopy has been painted … Read more