International

New York and the Italian Contradiction

On September 25, the same day New Yorkers finished celebrating the 10-day San Gennaro Festival in the city’s Little Italy, the Italians, elected the country’s farthest-right government since the fall of Mussolini. For the past 96 years, the festival, which attracts over a million people each year, has…

Peru climbed 12 places in the Global Digitalisation Index

Eleven countries are ranked number 1 in the world, of which six are from Europe, two from Asia, two from Oceania and one from the Americas (Peru). The report also highlights that Peru climbed 12 positions in the UN’s Global…

Modern slavery, around 50 million people trapped according to latest ILO report

On September 12th, 2022, the International Labour Organisation (ILO) released their latest estimates and revealed that 50 million people worldwide are trapped in modern slavery with women (54%), children (1 in 4) and migrants most affected. Modern slavery Modern slavery…

Ending nuclear weapons remains the urgency of the hour. We aspire to a world without nuclear weapons

Achieving global nuclear disarmament is one of the oldest goals of the United Nations, being the central theme of the first resolution passed by the General Assembly in 1946, and has been part of its agenda since 1959, along with…

Connecting the Dots Between Climate Devastation and Fossil Fuel Profits

As Pakistan drowns, as Puerto Rico is cast into darkness, and as Jacksonians remain thirsty, it’s past time for a climate tax on fossil fuel companies. By Sonali Kolhatkar What do Pakistan, Puerto Rico, and Jackson, Mississippi, have in common?…

Colonial Responsibility in the India-China Border Dispute

The world’s two most populous nations have a simmering border conflict that goes back decades and occasionally makes the news in the Western media. 24 soldiers were killed as a result of it in 2020. It would be less concerning…

Refugee Trail for Peace in Celebration of International Day of Peace 2022– Korea

by Yuri Yu and Bereket Alemayehu   On a beautiful Sunday morning, 18 Sept 2022, refugees who live in South Korea and local peace activists set foot on a peace trail celebrating the International Day of Peace 2022. The event…

Russia calls out Western elites at UN (WATCH FULL SPEECH)

By refusing to negotiate, the US and NATO left Moscow no choice but to launch its military operation in Ukraine, FM Sergey Lavrov said Years of NATO encroachment on Russia and the West’s refusal to negotiate over Ukraine left Russia “no…

Bolivia. President Arce proposes at the UN to overcome capitalism to confront threats to humanity

The President of the Plurinational State of Bolivia participated in the 77th Session of the United Nations, where he stated that this forum “must allow us to continue strengthening multilateralism in order to confront more effectively the new and old…

Peace Agenda for Ukraine and the World

Statement of the Ukrainian Pacifist Movement, adopted at the meeting on International Day of Peace 21 September 2022. We the Ukrainian pacifists demand and will strive to end the war by peaceful means and to protect human right to conscientious…

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