Tuesday , August 16th , 2022  

‘Aid Organizations Must Include the Youth Voice’ August 12, 2022—International Youth Day

By Yasmine Sherif and H.D. WrightNEW YORK, Aug 12 2022 – Today marks International Youth Day, a global celebration of the transformative power of young people. Introduced by the United Nations General Assembly in 1999, the event was inaugurated not only to observe the power of the youth voice, but to serve as a promise from those in power to activate the power of youth across the development...

Saint Lucia bolsters its medical facilities using CIP funds: CS Global Partners

London, Aug. 12, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Launched in 2016, the Citizenship by Investment Programme (CIP) of Saint Lucia is one of the top performers in the Caribbean region. As the demand for a programme such as this skyrockets amongst high net–worth individuals (HNWIs), the newly elected government is striving to utilise the funds brought in by the programme to develop more advanced...

Democracy in Iraq Under Threat Following the Storming of Parliament

A market in Baghdad, Iraq. Credit: UNAMI/Sarmad Al-Safy   In a statement issued last month, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres appealed to all relevant actors “to take immediate steps to de-escalate the situation, avoid any further violence, and ensure the protection of peaceful protesters and State institutions”. For the second time in a week, protesters stormed the parliament in Baghdad,...

A Safe Haven for Ousted Political Leaders Escaping Executions and Hangings

A Liberian execution squad fires a volley of shots, killing cabinet ministers of Liberia. April 1980. Credit: Website Rare Historical Photos By Thalif DeenUNITED NATIONS, Aug 12 2022 – When world political leaders, mostly presidents and prime ministers, are ousted from power following military coups or street demonstrations, they flee to “safe havens” to avoid being jailed, executed by...

Education Cannot Wait Proud to Participate in Global Citizen Festival 2022: Calling on World Leaders and Donors to Empower Girls and End Extreme Poverty Now

Metallica, Mariah Carey, Jonas Brothers, Charlie Puth, Måneskin, Mickey Guyton and Rosalía set to perform at Global Citizen Festival in New York’s Central Park on 24 September 2022 – Hosted by Global Citizen Ambassador Priyanka Chopra Jonas By External SourceNEW YORK, Aug 12 2022 (IPS-Partners) Education Cannot Wait (ECW) – the United Nations global fund for education in emergencies...

International Summit — World Leaders From Dozens of Countries Are Gathering – August 11-15, 2022, To Address Paths To Global Peace

Washington, DC, Aug. 11, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PRESS RELEASE International Summit in South Korea Toward Peace on the Korean Peninsula: Toward a World Culture of Peace The Universal Peace Federation (UPF) is hosting "Summit 2022 and Leadership Conference," a five–day international summit with related peace events at the Jamsil Lotte Hotel in Seoul,...

ROSEN, GLOBAL INVESTOR COUNSEL, Encourages Outset Medical, Inc. Investors to Secure Counsel Before Important Deadline in Securities Class Action – OM

NEW YORK, Aug. 11, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — WHY: Rosen Law Firm, a global investor rights law firm, reminds purchasers of the securities of Outset Medical, Inc. (NASDAQ: OM) between September 15, 2020 and June 13, 2022, both dates inclusive (the "Class Period"), of the important September 6, 2022 lead plaintiff deadline. SO WHAT: If you purchased Outset Medical securities during...

The Hunger Factory (I): The Miracle of the Sudden Rise and Fall of Food Prices

What the Russian-Ukrainian conflict has once again laid bare is just how fragile globalised food systems are. Credit: Busani Bafana/IPS By Baher KamalMADRID, Aug 11 2022 – The benchmark for world food commodity prices declined “significantly” in July, with major cereal and vegetable oil prices recording double-digit percentage declines. The data, released by the UN Food and Agriculture...

Entera Bio Provides Business Highlights and Financial Results for the Second Quarter 2022

JERUSALEM, Aug. 11, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Entera Bio Ltd. (NASDAQ: ENTX), ("Entera" or the "Company") a leader in the development of orally delivered peptides and therapeutic proteins, today announced its financial and operating results for the quarter ended June 30, 2022. "We have reset our thesis and executed on several critical milestones in the first half of 2022....

Tragic Irony of Hunger Deaths in Karamoja, Uganda Amidst Plenty of Climate Adaptation Technologies

Failed crop in Southwestern Uganda. While there is a lot of focus on Karamoja, most parts of Uganda have been affected by erratic rains leading to crop failure. Credit Wambi Michael/IPS By Wambi MichaelKampala, Aug 11 2022 – Hundreds of people have died of famine in Uganda’s Karamoja region, and local leaders say that some people are now eating grass to survive. The Famine Early Warning Systems...