Aug 16, 2017 6:00 PM ET The Fourth Annual Media For Social Impact Summit Encourages Media Leaders to Promote the Use of Media for Social Change iCrowdNewswire - Aug 16, 2017 - PVBLIC Foundation and the United Nations Office for Partnerships will host the fourth annual Media for Social Impact Summit, on September 14th, at the United Nations Headquarters in New York City. This year’s summit will unite 200 top media executives to foster intelligent conversation about the power of media to. (more...)

Aug 16, 2017 7:45 AM ET Minamata Convention, Curbing Mercury Use, is Now Legally Binding iCrowdNewswire - Aug 16, 2017 - Informal gold mining is one of the main sources of mercury contamination. An artisanal gold miner in El Corpus, Choluteca along the Pacific ocean in Honduras. Credit: Thelma Mejía/IPS. ROME, Aug 16 2017 (IPS) - The Minamata Convention — a legally-binding landmark treaty, described as the first new environmental agreement. (more...)

Aug 16, 2017 7:12 AM ET Yemen: African Migrants Beaten, Starved, Sexually Violated by Criminal Groups iCrowdNewswire - Aug 16, 2017 - By Baher Kamal Map of the Horn of Africa. Source: United Nations, Department of Peacekeeping Operations, Cartographic Section. Public Domain ROME, Aug 14 2017 (IPS) - 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. (more...)

Aug 16, 2017 7:11 AM ET Women Build Rural Infrastructure in Bangladesh iCrowdNewswire - Aug 16, 2017 - By Shahiduzzaman Women laborers engage in a development project in Bangladesh. Credit: LGED DHAKA, Aug 13 2017 (IPS) - Breaking all the social barriers and taboos, poor women in Bangladesh are now engaged in rural development works across the country as labourers. The Local Government Engineering Department (LGED) of Bangladesh initiated the. (more...)

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Aug 13, 2017 11:13 AM ET Smugglers Throw Hundreds of African Migrants Off Boats Headed to Yemen iCrowdNewswire - Aug 13, 2017 - By IPS World Desk     IOM staff assists Somali and Ethiopian migrants who were forced into the sea by smugglers. Credit: UN Migration Agency (IOM) ROME, Aug 11 2017 (IPS) - A total of 300 migrants have reportedly been forced from boats over the past two days by smugglers. (more...)

Aug 11, 2017 6:49 AM ET Jordan Makes Strides Toward Inclusive Green Economy iCrowdNewswire - Aug 11, 2017 - By Safa Khasawneh     Safa Khasawneh interviews the Director-General of the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) Dr. Frank Rijsberman. Credit: Safa Khasawneh/IPS AMMAN, Aug 10 2017 (IPS) - Jordan may be one of the smallest economies in the Middle East, but it has high ambitions for inclusive green growth and sustainable. (more...)

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Aug 8, 2017 6:20 AM ET Can the Gender Gap Be Measured in Dollars Only? iCrowdNewswire - Aug 8, 2017 - By Baher Kamal     FAO Gender and Climate Change Programme. Credit: FAO ROME, Aug 7 2017 (IPS) - 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. (more...)

Aug 7, 2017 11:58 AM ET Migrants Crossing US-Mexico Border Dying at Faster Rate. More Deaths in Mediterranean iCrowdNewswire - Aug 7, 2017 - By IPS World Desk   ROME, Aug 7 2017 (IPS) - While the number of migrants deaths in the Mediterranean Sea has so far in 2017 exceeded 2,350 victims for the fourth consecutive year, migrants crossing the United States-Mexico border are dying at a faster rate in 2017 than in. (more...)

Aug 7, 2017 3:48 AM ET The Uae Will Gladly Share Its Pro-tolerance Strategy with the World: Sheikha Lubna Al Qasimi iCrowdNewswire - Aug 7, 2017 - By WAM     Sheikha Lubna Al Qasimi, Minister of State for Tolerance, the first woman to hold a ministerial post in the UAE. CPC Photo ABU DHABI, Aug 7 2017 (WAM) - As global cooperation on combating extremism picks up pace, more governments are turning to each other for. (more...)

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Aug 2, 2017 5:12 PM ET Last Mile Connectivity to Bangladesh’s Impoverished North iCrowdNewswire - Aug 2, 2017 - By Mahfuzur Rahman     The Dharala River of Kurigram District. It is the poorest district of the country with 67.3 per cent of the population living below the poverty line. Credit: Wikimedia Commons/3.0 DHAKA, Jul 31 2017 (IPS) - Life for Bangladesh’s rural people, particularly in its remote north,. (more...)

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