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Dec 7, 2017 2:15 PM ET Pacific Communities Building Resilience in the Face of Climate Change iCrowdNewswire - Dec 7, 2017 - By Simon Bradshaw, Climate Change Specialist, Oxfam Australia   SUVA, Fiji, Nov 8 2017 (IPS) - In the Pacific, climate change is an ever-present threat, undermining human rights, livelihoods, and security. Pacific Islanders are working with courage and resolve to build the resilience of their communities and to catalyse international. (more...)

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Dec 7, 2017 2:06 PM ET ‘Sparks of Hope’ in a Time of Fear iCrowdNewswire - Dec 7, 2017 - By Tharanga Yakupitiyage   UNITED NATIONS, Dec 1 2017 (IPS) - Out of 300 nominations from across the globe, just four have won an innovation award for their commitment to human rights. Now in its 12th year, the Nelson Mandala-Graça Machel Innovation Awards seeks to celebrate and promote diverse individuals. (more...)

Dec 7, 2017 1:59 PM ET Fiji Civil Society Meeting to Focus on Pacific Islands Under Threat iCrowdNewswire - Dec 7, 2017 - By Thalif Deen   UNITED NATIONS, Nov 30 2017 (IPS) - The 57 small island developing states (SIDS), including 20 described as territories which are non-UN members, are some of the world’s most vulnerable – both economically and environmentally. The United Nations says their vulnerabilities are due primarily to their. (more...)

Dec 7, 2017 1:48 PM ET Rohingya Exodus Is a “Major Global Humanitarian Emergency” iCrowdNewswire - Dec 7, 2017 - By Naimul Haq   IPS Correspondent Naimul Haq interviews WILLIAM LACY SWING, Director General of the International Organization for Migration (IOM) IOM Director General William Lacy Swing (right) visits Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh. Photo courtesy of IOM DHAKA, Bangladesh, Dec 5 2017 (IPS) - In less than four months,. (more...)

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Dec 7, 2017 12:55 PM ET Post-Nuclear Nightmares Still Linger Over Pacific Islands iCrowdNewswire - Dec 7, 2017 - By Thalif Deen     An atmospheric nuclear test conducted by the United States at Enewetak Atoll, Marshall Islands, on 1 November 1952. Credit: US Government UNITED NATIONS, Dec 7 2017 (IPS) - The Pacific islands have long remained victims of nuclear crimes – but the perpetrators, three of the. (more...)

Dec 7, 2017 12:54 PM ET Rohingya Refugees Face Fresh Ordeal in Crowded Camps iCrowdNewswire - Dec 7, 2017 - By Naimul Haq   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 group of Rohingya children emerge. (more...)

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Dec 7, 2017 12:52 PM ET Should Environmental Refugees be Granted Asylum Status? iCrowdNewswire - Dec 7, 2017 - By Thalif Deen     Aerial View of Marovo Lagoon, Solomon Islands. Credit: UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe UNITED NATIONS, Nov 29 2017 (IPS) - The 1951 UN convention on political refugees– which never foresaw the phenomenon of climate change– permits refugee status only if one “has a well-founded fear of persecution. (more...)

Dec 7, 2017 12:31 PM ET Build Back Better: The Tiny Island of Dominica Faces New Climate Reality iCrowdNewswire - Dec 7, 2017 - By Desmond Brown     The island nation of Dominica, once know as a modern-day Garden of Eden, was ravaged by Hurricane Maria in September 2017. Credit: Desmond Brown/IPS ROSEAU, Dominica, Dec 4 2017 (IPS) - McCarthy Marie has been living in the Fond Cani community, a few kilometres east. (more...)

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Dec 7, 2017 11:49 AM ET Pacific Islands Struggling to Meet SDG7 Energy Targets iCrowdNewswire - Dec 7, 2017 - By Will Higginbotham     A large scale energy renewal project in Samoa. Credit: UNDP Photo UNITED NATIONS, Dec 7 2017 (IPS) - The four Pacific Island nations who are amongst the Least Developed Countries (LDCs) may be falling behind in meeting energy access targets because they are too busy. (more...)

Dec 7, 2017 11:39 AM ET Civil Society Week Puts Spotlight on the Pacific iCrowdNewswire - Dec 7, 2017 - By Pascal Laureyn     Fiji landscape. Credit: UN Photo SUVA, Fiji, Dec 5 2017 (IPS) - It’s a busy week for movers, shakers and policymakers attending a global gathering of civil society activists here in Fiji. For the first time, the International Civil Society Week (ICSW) is holding its. (more...)

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  • 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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