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Women & Youth Remain Politically Underrepresented in Africa’s Most Populous Nation

Women queue during Nigeria’s presidential election at Capital School polling unit, in Yola. Credit: Reuters By Ulrich Thum and Lena NoumiABUJA, Nigeria, May 23 2019 – Two months after the general elections in Nigeria, Africa’s most populous ...

YPO Global Pulse Survey Finds the Customer is Always Right

NEW YORK, May 23, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — YPO, the premier global leadership organization for more than 27,000 chief executives, conducted a survey of its members in over 130 countries to get their latest thoughts on innovation and its implications ...

The Continuing US Strategy for Regime Change in Venezuela: A Tragedy is Unfolding

By Haider A. KhanDENVER, May 22 2019 (IPS-Partners) The Venezuelan crisis is festering. For the moment the elected President Maduro has hung onto power against the machinations of Bolton and his crew. However the pressure from the imperialists continues ...

Sol-Gel Technologies Reports First Quarter 2019 Financial Results and Corporate Update

Top–line results from Phase III Epsolay and TWIN trials remain on track; mid–2019 and 4Q19, respectfully Reports top–line generic product revenues of $6.3 million NESS ZIONA, Israel, May 22, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Sol–Gel ...

UN: Catastrophic failure as civilians ravaged by war violations 70 years after Geneva Conventions

– PRESS RELEASE — By Amnesty InternationalMay 22 2019 (IPS-Partners) The UN Security Council must mark the 70th anniversary of the Geneva Conventions this year by ending its catastrophic failure to protect millions of civilians around ...

Emovis wins Utah’s Road Usage Charging for Alternative Fuel Vehicles Project

NEW YORK, May 20, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The State of Utah officially announced the award of its Road Usage Charge for Alternative Fuel Vehicles (AFVs) project to emovis. AFVs eligible for Utah's program include gas hybrid, plug–in ...

Siemplify Closes $30M in Series C Financing

NEW YORK and TEL AVIV, Israel, May 20, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Siemplify, the leading independent provider of security orchestration, automation and response (SOAR), today announced that it has secured $30 million in Series C funding led by Georgian ...

Growing Authoritarianism, Social Inequalities Often a Prelude to Conflict

Swedish Foreign Minister Margot Wallström with UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres By Margot WallströmSTOCKHOLM, May 17 2019 – I want to talk about peacebuilding and inclusive peace. My main point is that peace begins in the minds of people, ...

Do We Need a Global Convention of Common Principles for Building Peace?

Sweden’s Minister for International Development Cooperation Peter Eriksson By Thalif DeenSTOCKHOLM, May 17 2019 – When the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) concluded a three-day forum on “Peace and Development” on ...

The US Strategy for Regime Change in Iran: A Dangerous Game

By Haider A. KhanDENVER, May 17 2019 (IPS-Partners) With the further recent escalations involving US and Saudi accusations of Iran’s involvement in damaging four commercial carriers in the Persian Gulf, and the US military plans to send 120, 000 troops, ...
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