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Dec 15, 2017 11:50 AM ET A Responsibility to Prevent Genocide iCrowdNewswire - Dec 15, 2017 - By Tharanga Yakupitiyage     Thousands of new Rohingya refugee arrivals cross the border near Anzuman Para village, Palong Khali, Bangladesh. Credit: UNHCR/Roger Arnold UNITED NATIONS, Dec 12 2017 (IPS) - Almost 70 years since the Genocide Convention was adopted, the international community still faces a continued and growing risk. (more...)

Dec 15, 2017 7:35 AM ET Rohingya Refugees Endure Lingering Trauma iCrowdNewswire - Dec 15, 2017 - By Farid Ahmed   In this special series of reports, IPS journalists travel to the border region between Bangladesh and Myanmar to speak with Rohingya refugees, humanitarian workers and officials about the still-unfolding human rights and health crises facing this long-marginalized and persecuted community. Rubina (far left) along with her. (more...)

Dec 14, 2017 9:54 AM ET Libya: Up to One Million Enslaved Migrants, Victims of ‘Europe’s Complicity’ iCrowdNewswire - Dec 14, 2017 - By Baher Kamal     In Libya, dozens of migrants sleep alongside one another in a cramped cell in Tripoli's Tariq al-Sikka detention facility. Credit: UNHCR/Iason Foounten ROME, Dec 13 2017 (IPS) - “European governments are knowingly complicit in the torture and abuse of tens of thousands of refugees and. (more...)

Dec 14, 2017 7:32 AM ET Bangladesh Aims at Middle-Income Status by 2021 iCrowdNewswire - Dec 14, 2017 - By Thalif Deen     Bangladesh. Credit: FAO UNITED NATIONS, Dec 13 2017 (IPS) - The environmental challenges facing Bangladesh, described by the United Nations as one of the world’s “least developed countries” (LDCs), are monumental, including recurrent cyclones, perennial floods, widespread riverbank erosion and a potential sea level rise. (more...)

Dec 14, 2017 7:00 AM ET Can Korea Power Past Coal? A New World in Which “Solar+Batteries” Becomes the Cheapest Form of Energy iCrowdNewswire - Dec 14, 2017 - By Frank Rijsberman   Frank Rijsberman is Director-General, Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) GGGI Energy Forum 2017, November 24, 2017, Seoul. Credit: GGGI SEOUL, Dec 13 2017 (IPS) - Renewable energy became the cheapest form of electricity in 58 emerging economies last year. This year, the 11th Lazard’s Levelized Cost of. (more...)

Dec 13, 2017 11:26 AM ET Civil Society Summit Calls for International Action on Climate Migration iCrowdNewswire - Dec 13, 2017 - By Megan Darby   Campaign groups meeting in Suva, Fiji, urged recognition of climate change in the global compact for migration due to be negotiated in 2018 The riverfront in Suva, Fiji. Credit: Flickr/Michael Coghlan SUVA, Fiji, Dec 12 2017 (IPS) - Civil society leaders from more than 100 countries. (more...)

Dec 10, 2017 4:54 PM ET “Banging on the Door” – Women Fight for a Voice and Space in Civil Society iCrowdNewswire - Dec 10, 2017 - By Tharanga Yakupitiyage     Women activists demanding a fair share of power. Credit: Mercedes Sayagues/IPS UNITED NATIONS, Dec 9 2017 (IPS) - The space for civil society organizations is shrinking around the world, with particular impacts on women activists and human rights defenders who face additional barriers due to. (more...)

Dec 10, 2017 2:58 PM ET EMIRATOS: Valiosos aportes a Yemen, destaca diario local iCrowdNewswire - Dec 10, 2017 - ABU DHABI,29 nov (WAM) - La Media Luna Roja de Emiratos Árabes Unidos ha prestado un servicio estupendo en Yemen, lo que refleja la voluntad de este país de mejorar las condiciones del pueblo yemení. “Emiratos figura entre los principales países en ofrecer asistencia humanitaria a Yemen”, destacó este miércoles. (more...)

Dec 10, 2017 2:55 PM ET EMIRATOS: Organización de beneficencia lleva atención médica a rohinyás iCrowdNewswire - Dec 10, 2017 - ABU DHABI,25 nov (WAM) - Convoyes de la Caridad Zayed, de Emiratos Árabes Unidos, anunció que completaron la preparación para el hospital de campaña que ofrecerá servicios de salud a niñas, niños y adultos mayores de la comunidad rohinyá en Bangladesh. El hospital ofrecerá servicios de diagnóstico, terapéuticos y preventivos. (more...)

Dec 10, 2017 2:53 PM ET POBLACIÓN: Los hombres se casan a los 27 y las mujeres a los 24 en Emiratos iCrowdNewswire - Dec 10, 2017 - ABU DHABI,20 nov (WAM) - La edad promedio para contraer matrimonio de los hombres de Emiratos Árabes Unidos en Abu Dhabi fue de 27,2 años, y 24,2 para las mujeres, en 2016, según un informe del Centro de Estadísticas-Abu Dhabi. Un total de 5.892 matrimonios se registraron en este emirato. (more...)

Dec 10, 2017 2:51 PM ET EMIRATOS: Media Luna Roja distribuye asistencia de invierno a refugiados sirios iCrowdNewswire - Dec 10, 2017 - AMÁN,14 nov (WAM) - La Autoridad de la Media Luna Roja de Emiratos Árabes Unidos distribuyó ayuda de invierno a unas 35 familias de refugiados sirios que viven en tiendas de campaña en el área de Al Halabat, en Zarqa, Jordania. El secretario general de la Media Luna Roja, Mohammed. (more...)

Dec 10, 2017 2:49 PM ET EMIRATOS: Bibliotecas para niños árabes de comunidades desfavorecidas iCrowdNewswire - Dec 10, 2017 - SHARJAH,,8 nov (WAM) - El Consejo de Medios de Sharjah de Emiratos Árabes Unidos adoptó cinco bibliotecas para niños árabes de comunidades desfavorecidas en el marco de su proyecto “Adopte una biblioteca”, lanzado por la Fundación Kalimat para el Empoderamiento de Niños, que coincidió con el Día Mundial del Libro.. (more...)

Dec 10, 2017 2:47 PM ET Food Sovereignty as a Pillar of Self-Determination iCrowdNewswire - Dec 10, 2017 - By Brooke Takala   Brooke Takala describes herself as a mother, a PhD candidate at the University of the South Pacific, and co-coordinator of an Enewetak NGO called Elimon?dik Climate change has serious implications for agriculture and food security. Credit: FAO/L. Dematteis SUVA, Fiji, Dec 8 2017 (IPS) - A. (more...)

Dec 10, 2017 2:45 PM ET UAE: Arabian Oryx Given Another Chance at Life in the Wild iCrowdNewswire - Dec 10, 2017 - ABU DHABI,Nov 24 (WAM) - Around 200 kilometres away from the hustle and bustle of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) city of Abu Dhabi, 14 Arabian Oryx have been given another chance at life in the wild. The Oryx were released into the Qasr Al Sarab Protected Area, as part. (more...)

Dec 10, 2017 2:42 PM ET Despite Progress, Gay & Abortion Rights Face Threats in Latin America iCrowdNewswire - Dec 10, 2017 - By Gillian Kane   Gillian Kane is a senior policy advisor for Ipas, an international women's reproductive health and rights organisation. Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex (LGBTI) pride march. Credit: OHCHR/Joseph Smida SUVA, Fiji, Dec 7 2017 (IPS) - Cancun, Mexico, of white sand beaches and spring break-style nightlife,. (more...)

Dec 10, 2017 2:39 PM ET UAE: A Perfect Global Model of Tolerance iCrowdNewswire - Dec 10, 2017 - ABU DHABI,Nov 16 (WAM) - As the world marks International Day for Tolerance on Thursday, one nation stands apart as a glorious example for unity in diversity and a perfect model for peaceful coexistence, equality and cultural diversity: the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The UAE is one of the most. (more...)

Dec 10, 2017 2:37 PM ET UAE: ADFD Signs MoU to Support Development Programmes in Colombia iCrowdNewswire - Dec 10, 2017 - ABU DHABI,Nov 14 (WAM) - The United Arab Emirates (UAE) Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) and the Colombian Presidential Agency of International Cooperation, APC-Colombia, yesterday signed a Memorandum of Understanding which stipulates that the ADFD will offer AED165 million, or US$45 million, as a grant from the Abu Dhabi. (more...)

Dec 10, 2017 2:36 PM ET Are Rising Seas, Coastal Erosion & Powerful Storms a Wave of the Future for Small Island Nations? iCrowdNewswire - Dec 10, 2017 - By Thalif Deen     The Maldives. Credit: UNDP UNITED NATIONS, Dec 8 2017 (IPS) - The 44-member Alliance of Small Island States (AOSIS) represents some of the world’s most vulnerable island nations fighting a virtually losing battle against rising sea levels triggered by global warming and climate change. A. (more...)

Dec 10, 2017 2:35 PM ET Rohingya Refugees: The Woes of Women (Part Two) iCrowdNewswire - Dec 10, 2017 - By Sohara Mehroze Shachi   In this special series of reports, IPS journalists travel to the border region between Bangladesh and Myanmar to speak with Rohingya refugees, humanitarian workers and officials about the still-unfolding human rights and health crises facing this long-marginalized and persecuted community. A Rohingya woman and her. (more...)

Dec 10, 2017 2:33 PM ET UAE: Sharjah Media Council Adopts Five Libraries for Arab Children in Disadvantaged Communities iCrowdNewswire - Dec 10, 2017 - SHARJAH,Nov 8 (WAM) - The United Arab Emirates (UAE) Sharjah Media Council (SMC) has adopted five libraries for Arab children in disadvantaged communities as part of the "Adopt a Library" project launched by the Kalimat Foundation for Children's Empowerment, coinciding with World Book Day. The move stems from the SMC’s. (more...)

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The Civil Society Newswire

  • A Responsibility to Prevent Genocide

    By Tharanga Yakupitiyage     Thousands of new Rohingya refugee arrivals cross the border near Anzuman Para village, Palong Khali, Bangladesh. Credit: UNHCR/Roger Arnold UNITED NATIONS, Dec 12 2017 (IPS) - Almost 70 years since the Genocide Convention was adopted, the international community still faces a continued and growing risk...(read more...)

  • Rohingya Refugees Endure Lingering Trauma

    By Farid Ahmed   In this special series of reports, IPS journalists travel to the border region between Bangladesh and Myanmar to speak with Rohingya refugees, humanitarian workers and officials about the still-unfolding human rights and health crises facing this long-marginalized and persecuted community. Rubina (far left) along with her...(read more...)

  • Libya: Up to One Million Enslaved Migrants, Victims of ‘Europe’s Complicity’

    By Baher Kamal     In Libya, dozens of migrants sleep alongside one another in a cramped cell in Tripoli's Tariq al-Sikka detention facility. Credit: UNHCR/Iason Foounten ROME, Dec 13 2017 (IPS) - “European governments are knowingly complicit in the torture and abuse of tens of thousands of refugees and...(read more...)

  • Bangladesh Aims at Middle-Income Status by 2021

    By Thalif Deen     Bangladesh. Credit: FAO UNITED NATIONS, Dec 13 2017 (IPS) - The environmental challenges facing Bangladesh, described by the United Nations as one of the world’s “least developed countries” (LDCs), are monumental, including recurrent cyclones, perennial floods, widespread riverbank erosion and a potential sea level rise...(read more...)

  • Can Korea Power Past Coal? A New World in Which “Solar+Batteries” Becomes the Cheapest Form of Energy

    By Frank Rijsberman   Frank Rijsberman is Director-General, Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) GGGI Energy Forum 2017, November 24, 2017, Seoul. Credit: GGGI SEOUL, Dec 13 2017 (IPS) - Renewable energy became the cheapest form of electricity in 58 emerging economies last year. This year, the 11th Lazard’s Levelized Cost of...(read more...)

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