Democracy, Headlines, Human Rights, Latin America & the Caribbean, Press Freedom, Regional Categories Democracy Jair Bolsonaro and his vice president-elect are retired military officers, and the president-elect will appoint seven other officers to the ministerial cabinet. Since he was elected president of Brazil, the far-right politician has shown his predilectionRead More →

Africa, Civil Society, Climate Change, Conferences, Development & Aid, Editors’ Choice, Environment, Featured, Headlines, Regional Categories, Sustainability, TerraViva United Nations Climate Change Kenyan cameraman John Ngaruiya (right) and reporter Zeynab Wandati (centre) interview Mohammed Adow (left) of Christian Aid. There were less than 30 African reporters present at COP24. Credit:Read More →

Biodiversity, Climate Change, Editors’ Choice, Environment, Featured, Headlines Biodiversity Concerned over the rate of biodiversity loss, the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) is calling for a new deal for nature and people. South Africa’s white rhinoceros recovered from near-extinction thanks to intense conservation efforts. Credit: Kanya D’Almeida/IPS UNITED NATIONS, Dec 14Read More →

Aid, Climate Change, Conferences, Development & Aid, Editors’ Choice, Environment, Featured, Food & Agriculture, Food Sustainability, Global, Global Governance, Headlines, Humanitarian Emergencies, Regional Categories, TerraViva United Nations Opinion Gernot Laganda, Chief of the Climate and Disaster Risk Reduction Programmes at the World Food Programme says that because of climate changeRead More →

Aid, Climate Change, Conferences, Editors’ Choice, Environment, Featured, Global, Green Economy, Headlines, Regional Categories, Sustainability, TerraViva United Nations Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) side event at COP24 that discussed transparency and NDC implementation. Credit: Sohara Mehroze Shachi/IPS It is close to curtain call forRead More →

Gender, Gender Violence, Global, Headlines, Human Rights, TerraViva United Nations ICSC Commissioners with former UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. Credit: UN photo UNITED NATIONS, Dec 14 2018 (IPS) – The UN’s heavily-hyped “zero tolerance” policy on sexual abuse is being ridiculed once again –– this time with the abrupt resignation ofRead More →

Active Citizens, Civil Society, Conferences, Editors’ Choice, Featured, Global, Global Governance, Headlines, Human Rights, Migration & Refugees, Regional Categories, TerraViva United Nations Migration & Refugees A few hours after the adoption of the United Nation’s Global Compact on Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration in Marrakech, a consortium of Moroccan humanRead More →

Climate Change, Development & Aid, Economy & Trade, Editors’ Choice, Environment, Green Economy, Headlines, Latin America & the Caribbean, Regional Categories Green Economy Katherina Guevara (L) and Cristina Rentería, with the Environmental Management Office at the La Molina National Agrarian University, stand next to one of the 10 stations forRead More →

Development & Aid, Economy & Trade, Editors’ Choice, Environment, Featured, Food & Agriculture, Headlines, Latin America & the Caribbean, Natural Resources, Poverty & SDGs, TerraViva United Nations Opinion Kifah Sasa is Sustainable Development Officer at UNDP Costa Rica Credit: UNDP SAN JOSE, Costa Rica, Dec 13 2018 (IPS) – TwelveRead More →

Conferences, Development & Aid, Economy & Trade, Editors’ Choice, Energy, Featured, Global, Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), Green Economy, Headlines, Projects, Regional Categories, Sustainability, TerraViva United Nations Opinion IPS Correspondent Sohara Mehroze Shachi interviews DR. FRANK RIJSBERMAN, Director General of the Global Green Growth Institute at COP24 Global Green GrowthRead More →