Inter Press Service

Inter Press Service

IPS es una institución internacional de comunicación cuyo eje es una agencia mundial de noticias que amplifica las voces del Sur y de la sociedad civil sobre desarrollo, globalización, derechos humanos y ambiente. www.ipsnoticias.net

31.08.2019

Triumph of the Right is Changing the World Order

Triumph of the Right is Changing the World Order

By Katharina Hofmann De Moura SAO PAULO, Brazil, Aug 29 2019 (IPS) – The crisis of regional and multilateral institutions goes hand in hand with the international rise of right-wing populism. In the US, the UK, Russia, Italy, Poland, Hungary, Turkey, the Philippines and Brazil, we are experiencing the rise… »

01.06.2019

The New Face of Activism: Youth

The New Face of Activism: Youth

By Tharanga Yakupitiyage UNITED NATIONS, May 30 2019 (IPS) – Rather than waiting for adults to act, more young girls and boys are standing up and speaking out on the world’s pressing issues. In recent years, the international community has seen a… »

12.05.2019

An Urgent Need to Advance Peace

An Urgent Need to Advance Peace

By Dr Marina Caparini, Senior Researcher and Director of the Governance and Society Programme at SIPRI. Her research focuses on peacebuilding and the nexus between security and development. STOCKHOLM, May 10 2019 (IPS) – Let us be blunt: the world is in crisis. »

26.12.2018

Women in Argentina Are Empowered as They Speak Out Against Gender Violence

Women in Argentina Are Empowered as They Speak Out Against Gender Violence

By Daniel Gutman BUENOS AIRES, Dec 22 2018 (IPS) – “In 2001 I was raped. I was 31 years old, had two university degrees and was still doing postgraduate studies, I had family, friends, a job. Many more resources than most rape victims have. Even so, it was the start… »

29.01.2018

Argentina continues to seek truth and justice, despite the hurdles

Argentina continues to seek truth and justice, despite the hurdles

By Daniel Gutman for IPS. BUENOS AIRES, Jan 21 2018 (IPS) – Thirty-four years after Argentina’s return to democracy, more than 500 cases involving human rights abuses committed during the 1976-1983 military dictatorship are making their way through the courts. This high number not only shows that the process of… »

02.01.2018

Billionaires, Fiscal Paradise, the World’s Debt, and the Victims

Billionaires, Fiscal Paradise, the World’s Debt, and the Victims

By Roberto Savio Among Bloomberg’s many profitable activities there is a convenient Bloomberg Billionaires Index, which has just published its findings for 2017. It covers only the 500 richest people, and it proudly announces that they have increased their wealth by 1 trillion dollars in just one year. Their fortunes… »

20.10.2017

World Campaign to Clean Torrents of Plastic Dumped in the Oceans

World Campaign to Clean Torrents of Plastic Dumped in the Oceans

By Baher Kamal With 30 countries from Kenya to Indonesia and from Canada to Brazil now involved in the world campaign to beat pollution by countering the torrents of plastic trash that are degrading oceans and endangering the life they sustain, the UN has… »

11.09.2017

Floods, Hurricanes, Droughts… When Climate Sets the Agenda

Floods, Hurricanes, Droughts… When Climate Sets the Agenda

By Baher Kamal When officials and experts from all over the world started the first-ever environmental summit hosted by China, they were already aware that climate and weather-related disasters were already seriously beginning to set the international agenda – unprecedented floods in South Asia,… »

14.08.2017

Yemen: African Migrants Beaten, Starved, Sexually Violated by Criminal Groups

Yemen: African Migrants Beaten, Starved, Sexually Violated by Criminal Groups

By Baher Kamal African migrants who arrive on Yemen’s shores –that’s if they are not forced into the sea to drown—risk to fall in the hands of criminal networks who hold them captive for several days to extort money in exchange for their “freedom,”… »

07.08.2017

Can the Gender Gap Be Measured in Dollars Only?

Can the Gender Gap Be Measured in Dollars Only?

By Baher Kamal Until a decade or so ago, experts and world organisations measured the impact of natural and man-made disasters in terms of human losses. For instance, they would inform about the number –and suffering—of human beings falling victims of extraordinary floods, droughts,… »

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