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De-radicalization and the Defeat of Isis: Radicalization Will Not Disappear by Itself

By Dr. Hanif Hassan Ali Al QassimGENEVA, Feb 23 2019 (IPS) The defeat of ISIS in Middle East and North African battlefields is now a reality. The terrorist group – which brought bereavement to the populations of the Arab region – has been ...

A Spotlight on those Suffering in Silence

In Haiti, more than half of the population of Haiti face hunger while 22 percent of children are chronically malnourished. Credit: Valeria Vilardo/IPS By Tharanga YakupitiyageUNITED NATIONS, Feb 23 2019 (IPS) While news of political scandals and tweets ...

World’s Youth Are Being Left Behind

Rohingya girls taking religious education lessons at a Madrasah in the camps. Globally, 75 percent of refugees of secondary education age are not in school. In Bangladesh, Kenya, and Pakistan, the figure is closer to 95 percent. Credit: Kamrul Hasan/IPS By ...

Bangladesh faces a challenge to ensure welfare of its aging population

This report is produced by UNB United News of Bangladesh and IPS Inter Press Service. By Abdur Rahman JahangirDHAKA, Bangladesh, Feb 22 2019 (IPS-Partners) (IPS/UNB) – Bangladesh economy’s impressive growth trajectory over the last decade has been ...

Taking the Lead in Fight Against Climate Change

Monique Taffe, a 22-year-old London-based fashion designer, makes clothing from recycled textiles and objects. Credit: A.D. McKenzie/IPS By A. D. McKenziePARIS, Feb 22 2019 (IPS) As the grandchild of Jamaican citizens who moved to Great Britain, Monique ...

The Unwanted People of Myanmar: A Tropical Srebrenica in the Land of the Golden Pagodas

Dr. Hanif Hassan Ali Al Qassim, Chairman of the Geneva Centre for Human Rights Advancement and Global Dialogue By Dr. Hanif Hassan Ali Al QassimGENEVA, Feb 22 2019 (IPS) The massacre of Srebrenica will enter human history as one of our darkest chapters. ...

Local School Is a Model for Energy and Water in Rapa Nui

The roof of the original headquarters of the Toki Foundation on Easter Island, or Rapa Nui, located 3,800 kilometers from the Chilean coast, is also used to collect rainwater, which runs into eight large storage ponds, and to generate electricity by ...

The President of the United States Is More the President of My Country Than the President of My Country

Oswaldo Guayasamín, The Workers, 1942. By Vijay PrashadFeb 22 2019 (IPS-Partners) (Tricontinental) – As the United States and its allies put pressure on Venezuela, a poem by the Salvadoran radical Roque Dalton (1935-1975) clarifies the structure ...

The Future of Urbanism: Is the UAE Pioneering it?

Masdar City in Abu Dhabi. Credit: Masdar By Rabiya JafferyABU DHABI, UAE, Feb 22 2019 (IPS) According to data from the UN Development Programme (UNDP), the Arab world is one of the most urbanised areas in the world, with more than 70 per cent of the ...

DRC’s First Peaceful Transition of Power Was At Expense of Women

Justine Masika Bihamba at the UN Security Council in 2018. By Justine Masika BihambaGOMA, DR Congo, Feb 21 2019 (IPS) When Felix Tshisekedi, the 55 year old son of the former opposition leader, won the recent presidential election in the Democratic ...
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