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IPS Reporter Wins Dag Hammarskjöld Fellowship

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Posted by admin 18 days ago (http://www.ipsnews.net)
IPS journalist Fabíola Ortiz is the winner of one of four prestigious Dag Hammarskjöld fellowships to cover the United Nations in fall 2015. The fellowship, named after the former U.N. Secretary-General, gives journalists from developing countries an opportunity to observe deliberations during the first 10 weeks of the U.N. General Assembly (September-November) in New York; […]

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Opinion: Unrestrained ‘Privatisation of Poverty-Reduction’ Puts Human Rights at Risk

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Posted by admin 18 days ago (http://www.ipsnews.net)
Savio Carvalho is Senior Advisor, Campaigning on International Development and Human Rights, Amnesty International, International Secretariat, London, and has worked for two decades in the Development and Human Rights sector in South and Central Asia, East Africa and Europe.

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Indigenous People in Brazil’s Amazon – Crushed by the Belo Monte Dam?

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Posted by admin 17 days ago (http://www.ipsnews.net)
Ethnocide, the new accusation leveled against the Belo Monte hydroelectric dam, brings to light deeper underlying aspects of the conflicts and controversies unleashed by megaprojects in Brazil’s Amazon rainforest. Federal prosecutor Thais Santi announced that legal action would be taken “in the next few weeks” against Norte Energía, the company building the dam, on the […]

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Civilian Killings? West Literally Gets Away With Murder

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Posted by admin 17 days ago (http://www.ipsnews.net)
The United Nations continues to come under heavy fire for singling out mostly non-Western states for human rights violations while ignoring the misdeeds of Western nations or big powers. As part of its annual ritual, the U.N. Third Committee, which deals with human rights issues, has religiously adopted country-specific resolutions every year, mostly critical of […]

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In Search of Jobs, Cameroonian Women May End Up as Slaves in Middle East

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Posted by admin 19 days ago (http://www.ipsnews.net)
Her lips are quavering her hands trembling. Susan (not her real name) struggles to suppress stubborn tears, but the outburst comes, spontaneously, and the tears stream down her cheeks as she sobs profusely. The story of this 28-year-old’s servitude in Kuwait is mind-boggling. Between her sobs, she tells IPS how she left Cameroon two years […]

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Opinion: What Will It Take to Bring a Second Green Revolution to India?

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Posted by admin 18 days ago (http://www.ipsnews.net)
Professor Bijay Singh is a Senior Scientist at the Indian National Science Academy’s Department of Soil Science, Punjab Agricultural University.

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Fear Stalks Students in Northern Pakistan

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Posted by admin 18 days ago (http://www.ipsnews.net)
It has been seven months since a group of gunmen raided the Army Public School in Pakistan’s northern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) province, killing 145 people, including 132 students. For the most part, the tragedy has faded off international headlines, but for the families of the victims and survivors, the memory is as fresh as the […]

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Civil Society Sceptical Over “Action Agenda” to Finance Development

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Posted by admin 18 days ago (http://www.ipsnews.net)
Despite high expectations, the third International Conference on Financing for Development (FfD) ended on a predictable note: the United Nations proclaimed it a roaring success while most civil society organisations (CSOs) expressed scepticism over the final outcome. Hours after the conclusion of the conference in the Ethiopian capital, the United Nations trumpeted the Addis Ababa […]

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