Development

12.06.2017

Humankind 2050 – Peace Development Environment

Humankind 2050 – Peace Development Environment

By Johan Galtung West of Jondal is Torsnes, named after the Nordic war god Thor with his Hammer, a center of the Viking era from 800 to 1050, only 250 years. Why so short? Successful with raids and colonization–Gardarike in Russia, Iceland, Greenland, Vineland in Canada. And then: fini. Why?… »

26.03.2017

‘If We are Serious About Peace and Development, We Must Take Women Seriously’

‘If We are Serious About Peace and Development, We Must Take Women Seriously’

By Ambassador Anwarul K. Chowdhury Without peace, development is impossible, and without development, peace is not achievable, but without women, neither peace nor development is possible, writes Ambassador Anwarul K. Chowdhury, former Under-Secretary-General and High Representative of the United Nations. He is an internationally recognized initiator of the UNSCR 1325… »

19.03.2017

Oh Happy Day!

Oh Happy Day!

By Baher Kamal Once a year, there is a day when the seven billion inhabitants of Planet Earth should feel happy or at least are encouraged to do so–the World Happiness Day, which is marked every year on March 20. So far, so good. »

05.08.2016

The human cost of nuclear weapons

The human cost of nuclear weapons

The human cost of nuclear weapons The International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement, a global humanitarian network Since their first use in 1945, the world has known about the catastrophic effects of nuclear weapons. Today, the urgency of the threat of these weapons has faded for many, and… »

04.05.2016

Anonymous banners getting gov’t message out on Lantau development

Anonymous banners getting gov’t message out on Lantau development

An article appeared on the blog, Lantau Confidential – NOTES FROM THE BIG ISLAND.  It concerns a series of banners that promote the government’s ‘develop Lantau’ message. These have ‘popped up’ all over South Lantau.  “The unusual feature is that no one has put their name to them,” reports the blogger, local resident Robin… »

10.10.2014

Seven Key Facts about Family Farms that You Should Know But that You Probably Do Not

Seven Key Facts about Family Farms that You Should Know But that You Probably Do Not

Human Wrongs Watch Rome, 9 October 2014 — Seven key facts about fans and family farms appear, among other, in the UN Food and Agriculture Organization(FAO) Background paper for The State of Food and Agriculture 2014.   These are: • There are more than 570 million farms in… »

11.09.2014

UN Officials Call for Renewed Global Commitment to Ending Nuclear Tests

UN Officials Call for Renewed Global Commitment to Ending Nuclear Tests

Human Wrongs Watch United Nations officials on 10 September 2014 called for renewed commitment to a world free of nuclear weapons and nuclear tests, noting that nearly 2,000 such tests have taken place since 1945. “Our collective aspiration for a world free of nuclear weapons must be reflected… »

11.05.2014

Migration as a Network for Development

Migration as a Network for Development

By Michelle Tull WASHINGTON, May 10 2014 (IPS) – On the eve of a major international conference on migration in Stockholm, a major think tank here is calling on the delegates from more than 150 countries to recognise the importance of migration in forging development policies. “International migration… »

15.03.2013

Norway tops UN development rankings while Niger is placed last

Norway tops UN development rankings while Niger is placed last

Norway, Australia and the United States lead this year’s Human Development Index (HDI) rankings, the annual United Nations measure of progress in human well-being, while Niger, the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and Mozambique are at the bottom. The new HDI figures, launched today in Mexico City by… »

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