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U.N. Chief, Seeking Accountability, Shatters Myth of Lifetime Jobs

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Posted by admin 13 days ago (http://www.ipsnews.net)
U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon stopped short of telling one his high-ranking Special Representatives: “You’re fired.” If he did, he was only echoing the now-famous words of a U.S. presidential candidate, Donald Trump, who is best known for frequently dismissing his staffers, using that catch phrase, in a long-running reality TV show. Following the alleged outrageous […]

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Opinion: Crisis, Emergency Measures and Failure of the ISDS System: The Case of Argentina

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Posted by admin 16 days ago (http://www.ipsnews.net)
In this column, Federico Lavopa, Professor, University of San Andrés and University of Buenos Aires, argues that the way in which the investor-state dispute settlement (ISDS) system was used to handle a spate of claims from foreign investors against Argentina following its economic and financial crisis of 2001/2002 has shown up flaws in the system and the need for its reform.

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Opinion: Kerry Going Back Home

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Posted by admin 14 days ago (http://www.ipsnews.net)
In this column, Joaquín Roy, Jean Monnet Professor of European Integration and Director of the European Union Centre at the University of Miami, writes that when he visits Havana on Friday Aug. 14 within the framework of the resumption of US-Cuba relations, Secretary of State John Kerry will feel at home because, despite more than half a century of troubled relations, Cuba is the Latin American c

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Tiny Island Nation Pleads for Global Moratorium on New Coal Mines

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Posted by admin 14 days ago (http://www.ipsnews.net)
The tiny island of Kiribati in the Central Pacific, with a population of about 103,000, has long been identified as one of the U.N. member states threatened with physical extinction due to sea-level rise triggered largely by climate change. Expressing these fears, Kiribati President Anote Tong has called on world leaders, on the eve of […]

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U.N. Launches Second Abuse Probe of Peacekeepers in CAR

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Posted by admin 14 days ago (http://www.ipsnews.net)
It was two a.m. on Aug. 2 as peacekeeping forces from the U.N. Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA) searched for a criminal suspect in the PK5 Muslim enclave of the capital city of Bangui. As one house was searched, the men were taken away, the women and crying children were brought […]

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New Label Defends Family Farming in Argentina

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Posted by admin 14 days ago (http://www.ipsnews.net)
It’s pouring rain in the capital of Argentina, but customers haven’t stayed away from the Bonpland Solidarity Economy Market, where family farmers sell their produce. The government has now decided to give them a label to identify and strengthen this important segment of the economy: small farmers. Norma Araujo, her husband and son are late […]

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Clan Wars Increase Displacement, Hinder Development in Papua New Guinea

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Posted by admin 13 days ago (http://www.ipsnews.net)
The charred foundations are all that is left of the homes that made up Kenemote village in the mountainous Eastern Highlands Province of Papua New Guinea in the southwest Pacific Islands. For the past four and a half months a tribal war has raged between four clans of the Kintex tribe who are armed with […]

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Nuclear Deal Could Offer Glimmer of Hope for Jailed Journalist in Iran

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Posted by admin 13 days ago (http://www.ipsnews.net)
As Iranian-American journalist Jason Rezaian awaits his verdict, human rights advocates and press freedom groups continue to condemn the trial and call for his immediate release. It has been over a year since the Washington Post’s Tehran Bureau Chief, Jason Rezaian, was jailed on charges including espionage for the United States and anti-Iranian propaganda. On […]

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