Modal Edit

Climate change and biodiversity 'must be addressed together'

Demand for bioenergy to reduce fossil fuel emissions could add crushing pressure on plant and animal habitats and undermine the essential diversity of species on Earth.
from IPBES on Nov 15, 2018.

Sri Lanka has no PM or cabinet, says Speaker

Sri Lanka's parliamentary Speaker, Karu Jayasuriya, said today that the country does not have a prime minister or cabinet after Wednesday's no-confidence vote.
from Channel News Asia on Nov 15, 2018.

Secret abortions last resort for fearful Kenyan women

Many Kenyan urban men are not permitting partners to use contraceptives, leading to dangerous back street abortions, a study reveals.
from SciDev.Net on Nov 15, 2018.

Eritrea sanctions lifted

The UN Security Council yesterday lifted international sanctions imposed against Eritrea nearly a decade ago.
from UN on Nov 15, 2018.

HIV and TB treatment 'at risk' as countries lose donor support

MSF has called on the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria to change policy for countries gradually losing donor support.
from MSF on Nov 14, 2018.

Borrowing by developing countries more than tripled in 2017

Borrowing by low and middle-income economies surged to $607bn in 2017 from $181bn the previous year, according to World Bank statistics.
from World Bank on Nov 14, 2018.

Pneumonia could kill 11 million children by 2030, experts warn

Nearly 11 million children are on course to die from pneumonia by 2030, with those living in poverty most at risk, researchers have warned.
from Telegraph on Nov 13, 2018.

APEC objectives still to reach rural people, say PNG bishops

The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation bloc has not impacted rural people in Papua New Guinea, where the organisation's leaders meet this week, say the country's Catholic bishops.
from Loop on Nov 13, 2018.

Windfarms set to overtake nuclear energy by 2040

Windfarms are set to increase their percentage of global energy output from 4 to 12 per cent by 2040, overtaking nuclear, forecasts the latest World Energy Outlook.
from IEA on Nov 13, 2018.

Welcome for China's pause on tiger bone and rhino horn move

China has postponed implementation of a regulation allowing the use of tiger bones and rhino horns in medical treatments.
from WWF on Nov 13, 2018.
Edit
Remove

world

Edit
Remove
Edit
Remove

onfacebook

Edit
Remove

All the best global justice and human rights events in London, updated daily. Find out more

Edit
Remove

events

Edit
Remove

ontwitter

Edit
Remove
Edit
Remove