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Pension and Endowment Funds Linked to Conflict-Plagued Oil Palm in DRC

In Nicaragua, Supplying Beef to the U.S. Comes at a High Human Cost


  • The Sunday Bulletin

    Changing the path to development in Papua New Guinea

    A new report by ACT NOW! Jubilee Australia and Oakland Institute

    Since Independence in 1975, Papua New Guinea's economic and social development outcomes have not matched people's aspirations or government promises. Indeed, despite the abundance of its riches, PNG lags behind...

  • Inter Press Service

    UNITED NATIONS, Oct 9 2020 (IPS)- With the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize bestowed on the Rome-based World Food Programme (WFP), the United Nations and its affiliated agencies continue to hold a monopoly of one of the world’s most prestigious annual awards.

    UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres described the WFP as the “world’s first responder...

  • Washington Post

    By Dalatou Mamane, Frank Jordans and Vanessa Gera - AP

    NIAMEY, Niger — The World Food Program won the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for fighting hunger and seeking to end its use as “a weapon of war and conflict” at a time when the coronavirus pandemic has driven millions more people to the brink of starvation.

    Announcing the prize...

  • Undark

    by Sara Van Note

    WHEN JUAN CARLOS OCAMPO, an Indigenous community leader in Nicaragua, was a child, deer regularly passed his home as they moved between dense riparian forests on the country’s northern Caribbean coast. Like others in his Miskito community, his family caught fish and crayfish from the rivers, hunted deer and large guinea...

  • Common Dreams

    The world needs development policies that serve people and planet first, not policies that focus on economic growth at all costs.

    By Andy Currier

  • Lanka News Web

    Visuals of hundreds of Disappeared Tamils were screened outside the UN.

    Transnational Government of Tamil Eelam (TGTE) organized several protests in different parts of the world to observe the International Day of Disappeared on August 30.