Biodiversity, Combating Desertification and Drought, Development & Aid, Editors’ Choice, Environment, Featured, Global, Headlines, IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse, Regional Categories, Sustainability, TerraViva United Nations IPS Correspondent Tharanga Yakupitiyage interviews United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP) Coordinator of Freshwater, Land, and Climate Branch TIM CHRISTOPHERSEN If forest loss continues at theRead More →

Development & Aid, Editors’ Choice, Environment, Featured, Global, Headlines, Population, Poverty & SDGs, TerraViva United Nations, Water & Sanitation Opinion Professor Jan Lundqvist is Senior Advisor at the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Jan 17 2019 (IPS) – Concerns about the supply side of food systems are shiftingRead More →

Africa, Development & Aid, Editors’ Choice, Featured, Gender, Headlines, Human Rights, Migration & Refugees, Population, Regional Categories, TerraViva United Nations Migration & Refugees Students of the Itohan Girls Secondary School in Benin City, Nigeria sing during their morning assembly. Courtesy: Sam Olukoya BENIN CITY, Nigeria, Jan 17 2019 (IPS) –Read More →

Development & Aid, Economy & Trade, Education, Europe, Featured, Financial Crisis, Globalisation, Headlines, Health, Inequity, TerraViva United Nations, Trade & Investment Opinion Roberto Savio is founder of IPS Inter Press Service and President Emeritus ROME, Jan 17 2019 (IPS) – After Teresa May’s defeat in the British parliament it isRead More →

Africa, Aid, Armed Conflicts, Crime & Justice, Featured, Headlines, Human Rights, Peace, Religion, TerraViva United Nations Opinion Siddharth Chatterjee is the United Nations Resident Coordinator to Kenya. President Kenyatta addresses the Nation on 16 Jan 2019. “I also commend the civilians who looked after one another. For every act ofRead More →

Climate Change, Combating Desertification and Drought, Development & Aid, Environment, Featured, Global, Headlines, IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse, North America, Population, Regional Categories, Sustainability, TerraViva United Nations Climate Change A desalination plant. Across 177 countries, there are now 16,000 desalination plants, many of which are concentrated in the Middle EastRead More →

Asia-Pacific, Climate Change, Development & Aid, Economy & Trade, Environment, Featured, Food & Agriculture, Headlines, Health, Human Rights, Migration & Refugees, Population, Poverty & SDGs, TerraViva United Nations, Trade & Investment, Water & Sanitation, Women & Climate Change Opinion Nigel Brett is Director of the Asia and Pacific Division atRead More →

Featured, Global, Global Governance, Headlines, Human Rights, Humanitarian Emergencies, IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse, Migration & Refugees, Population, TerraViva United Nations Opinion Jan Egeland, Secretary-General of the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC), visited Honduras in December 2018. The first caravan of Central American migrants reached the town of Matías Romero inRead More →

Development & Aid, Featured, Global, Headlines, IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse, Poverty & SDGs, TerraViva United Nations Opinion Tientip Subhanij is Chief, Financing for Development, Macroeconomic Policy and Financing for Development Division, ESCAP & Daniel W. Lin is Consultant, Macroeconomic Policy and Financing for Development Division, ESCAP Credit: Economic andRead More →