What UN Needs is a Cease-Fire Inside its own Security Council

Featured, Global, Global Geopolitics, Global Governance, Headlines, IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse, TerraViva United Nations US President Donald Trump (on screen), addresses the General Assembly’s seventy-fifth session on September 22. But Trump was missing in action (MIA) during the 75th commemorative meeting on September 21. Credit: United Nations UNITED NATIONS, Sep 24 2020 (IPS) – …

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Why Is Women’s Leadership Not in the Headlines?

Democracy, Gender, Global, Headlines Gender Women are Heads of State and Government in only 21 countries, despite the strong case that their leadership makes for more inclusive decision-making and more representative governance, even during this pandemic. Credit: UN Women UNITED NATIONS, Sep 24 2020 (IPS) – The question has never been whether women can lead …

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Making State-Owned Enterprises Work for Climate in China and Beyond

Climate Change, Energy, Global, Headlines Opinion Across power, industry and transport, State-Owned Enterprises emit in the aggregate over 6.2 gigatons of carbon dioxide equivalent annually, which is more than any other country except China. Credit: Bigstock. WASHINGTON, Sep 24 2020 (IPS) – President Xi Jinping announced on Tuesday China’s aim to become carbon neutral before …

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The Future We Want, The UN We Need

Featured, Global, Global Geopolitics, Global Governance, Headlines, IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse, TerraViva United Nations Opinion Robert W. Sandford is the Global Water Futures Chair, UN University Institute for Water*, Environment and Health in Hamilton, Canada. Celebrating the 75th Anniversary of The United Nations. Credit: United Nations HAMILTON, Canada, Sep 24 2020 (IPS) – As …

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Trump Pitched his Vision of a Global Order — at Odds with the UN Charter

Featured, Global, Global Geopolitics, Global Governance, Headlines, IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse, TerraViva United Nations Opinion Abby Maxman, in a response to President Donald Trump’s UN General Debate remarks.  Abby Maxman is President & CEO of Oxfam America President of the General Assembly opens 75th General Debate. Credit: United Nations NEW YORK, Sep 23 2020 …

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Africa at the Crossroads: Time to Abandon Failing Green Revolution

Africa, Climate Change, Development & Aid, Economy & Trade, Featured, Food & Agriculture, Food Security and Nutrition, Green Economy, Headlines, Health, Humanitarian Emergencies, TerraViva United Nations Opinion STOCKHOLM, CAMBRIDGE (US), Sep 23 2020 (IPS) – As COVID-19 threatens farming communities across Africa already struggling with climate change, the continent is at a crossroads. Will its …

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Scientists Draw up Guidelines to Help Agri-food Companies Align with 2030 Agenda

Aid, Climate Change, Development & Aid, Economy & Trade, Editors’ Choice, Environment, Featured, Food & Agriculture, Food Security and Nutrition, Food Sustainability, Global, Headlines, IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse, Poverty & SDGs, TerraViva United Nations, Trade & Investment Food Security and Nutrition Dominic Kimara, the farm manager at an agri-food company, stands in a rice …

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Bending the Curve on Biodiversity Loss Requires Nothing Less than Transformational Change

Biodiversity, Climate Change, Editors’ Choice, Featured, Global, Headlines, Regional Categories, Sustainability, TerraViva United Nations Opinion The UN will be hosting the first-ever Biodiversity Summit – remotely – on September 30.  Jamison Ervin is Manager, Nature for Development Global Programme, UNDP, New York Waorani women from Alianza Ceibo march for the protection of their forest in …

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Anne Larigauderie UN Biodiversity Summit #ForNature Video

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Looking for Jobs in Latin America – Can the Energy Transition Help?

Economy & Trade, Energy, Headlines, Labour, Latin America & the Caribbean Opinion Itaipu, the largest hydroelectric power station in the Americas, shared by Brazil and Paraguay on their Paraná river border. Credit: Mario Osava / IPS VERNON, Canada, Sep 22 2020 (IPS) – Can the “energy transition” in Latin America help address the risks caused by …

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