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29.07.2016 Human Wrongs Watch

Chronic Hunger Lingers in the Midst of Plenty

Chronic Hunger Lingers in the Midst of Plenty

Human Wrongs Watch By Neeta Lal* NEW DELHI, 28 July 2016 (IPS) – In a fraught global economic environment, exacerbated by climate change and shrinking resources, ensuring food and nutrition security is a daunting challenge for many nations. India, Asia’s third largest… »

28.07.2016 Reto Thumiger

October 1st In Berlin, let’s face the challenge of peace!

October 1st In Berlin, let’s face the challenge of peace!

First, let’s look at the current veil of tears and then lift it up to reveal a possible better future. The transatlantic defence alliance has been expanding and flexing its muscles. Russia and China feel threatened and are trying to secure their regional influence at any cost. The US has… »

28.07.2016 Pressenza Hong Kong

Bezwada Wilson receives 2016 Ramon Magsaysay Award

Bezwada Wilson receives 2016 Ramon Magsaysay Award

Manual scavenging is blight on humanity in India. Consigned by structural inequality to the dalits, India’s “untouchables,” manual scavenging is the work of removing by hand human excrement from dry latrines and carrying on the head the baskets of excrement to designated disposal sites. A hereditary occupation, manual scavenging involves… »

26.07.2016 Deutsche Welle

What a waste!

What a waste!

Discarded, left to rot or never harvested because its the wrong shape of size, a total of 1.3 billion tons of food are wasted every year. Read on and share your thoughts on one of the biggest scandals of our time. A few facts on food waste. Throwing away, or… »

26.07.2016 IDN InDepthNews

Conference Adopts Global Education Action Agenda to Implement SDGs

Conference Adopts Global Education Action Agenda to Implement SDGs

Analysis by Ramesh Jaura and Katsuhiro Asagiri GYEONGJU, South Korea (IDN) – Five months after the international community began implementing Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) endorsed by world leaders in September 2015, representatives of non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and academia have finalized and adopted a global education… »

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