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Chinese Academic Defends Country’s Role amid Covid-19 Crisis

By Ehtesham ShahidDUBAI, Apr 1 2020 (IPS-Partners) Global crises need global solutions yet some adjustments will have to be made if the world has to adopt a multilateral approach ...

The Economic Impact of COVID-19 on Developing Countries

Credit: UN Population Fund (UNFPA) By Daud Khan and Leila Yasmine KhanAMSTERDAM/ROME, Apr 1 2020 – What is likely to be the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on developing economies? ...

In memory of Martin Khor

By IPS UN BureauNEW YORK, Apr 1 2020 – Martin Khor, a former Director of Third World Network who was a regular contributor of opinion editorials to IPS over several years passed ...

Education Cannot Wait Interviews Henrietta H. Fore, Unicef Executive Director

Henrietta H. Fore, Executive Director, UNICEF By External SourceApr 1 2020 (IPS-Partners) Henrietta H. Fore became UNICEF’s seventh Executive Director on 1 January 2018. She has ...

The Need for Empathy in the Time of Coronavirus

By Jan LundiusSTOCKHOLM / ROME, Apr 1 2020 – The experience and interpretation of the Coronavirus pandemic oscillates between the personal and the general spheres. The official ...

Modern Day Slavery Reaches a Far Corner of the World

Credit: UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) By Thalif DeenUNITED NATIONS, Apr 1 2020 – The deadly, fast-spreading coronavirus which upended three key ...

Dangers and Lessons of Present Multiple Crises

Dr Mah Hui Lim has been a university professor and banker, in the private sector and with the Asian Development Bank. Dr. Michael Heng, Former professor in Management Science. By ...

COVID-19 and Education in Emergencies

Credit: Education Cannot Wait By External SourceMar 31 2020 (IPS-Partners) Armed conflicts, forced displacement, climate change induced disasters and protracted crises have disrupted ...

GEF Project to be Game-changer for Trinidad Quarries

By Jewel FraserPORT OF SPAIN, Mar 31 2020 – A Trinidad and Tobago parliamentary report in 2018 made two disturbing observations about that country’s quarry sector: Of the ...

Covid-19 and the Rohingya refugee crisis

Rohingya refugee children attend an open-air Arabic school at Kutupalong Refugee Camp in Cox’s Bazar. Because of the pandemic, such gatherings are no longer possible. Photo: ...
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