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Saturday, 19 January 2019

Global Goals

Shattering stereotypes

More than one billion people in the world live with disabilities and most of them cannot afford healthcare, attend school or find work. They...

Making fun ‘travel goals’ possible

President Rodrigo Duterte’s flagship program “Build, Build, Build” which targets better infrastructure for the nation is going into high gear into the administration’s third...

Liberia boosts efforts vs rising seas

With rising sea levels due to climate change already affecting coastal communities in Liberia, there are fears that densely populated parts of the capital...

Palestine takes UN coalition reins

Acknowledging “a long road ahead” on the United Nations ambitious agenda, Secretary-General António Guterres welcomed “the historic leadership of the state of Palestine” as...

Children’s future still off-track

Some member states have fallen short of offering a better future to children who continue to die prematurely or fall victim to poverty, trafficking...

Advancing multilateralism goes ‘hand-in-hand’ with UN

Revitalizing the United Nations to “strengthen a multilateral rule-based world order” tops a list of priorities the General Assembly President told United Nations (UN)...

UN: Keep emissions low

The goal of the Paris Agreement on climate change, as agreed at the Conference of the Parties in 2015, is to keep global temperature...

Better prevention plans seen

In the wake of an ongoing Ebola outbreak affecting the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), neighboring Uganda is implementing a series of...

The reality of climate change

The impacts of climate change are being felt everywhere and are having very real consequences on people’s lives. Climate change is disrupting national economies,...