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On Kenya’s Coast, a Struggle for the Sacred
¤ Miriam Gathigah ¤ 23 June 2015
Travel into the heart of Kenya’s southern Coast Province, nearly 500 km from the capital city of Nairobi, and you will come across one of the planet’s most curious World Heritage Sites: the remains of several fortified villages, revered by the indigenous Mijikenda people as the sacred abodes of (...) read more

Smart Phones New Tool to Capture Human Rights Violations
¤ Thalif Deen ¤ 23 June 2015
The widespread use of digital technology – including satellite imagery, body cameras and smart phones – is fast becoming a new tool in monitoring and capturing human rights violations worldwide. Singling out the role of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs), the U.N. Special (...) read more

Young People Lend a Hand to Trinidad’s Ailing Watersheds
¤ Jewel Fraser ¤ 23 June 2015
For a decade, the Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA) of Trinidad and Tobago had been mapping the country’s water quality. Five years ago, they started to notice a worrying trend. The watersheds in the western region of Trinidad had progressed from being of moderate quality in some places to (...) read more

Studying and Working Poses New Challenges for Argentina’s Youth
¤ Fabiana Frayssinet ¤ 23 June 2015
Until not too long ago, young people in Argentina faced a choice: whether to study or drop out and go to work. But now most adolescents in Argentina who work also continue to study – a change that poses new challenges for combating school dropout, repetition and truancy, as well as the circle of (...) read more

Conservation Successes Eclipsed by Species Declines
¤ Roger Hamilton-Martin ¤ 23 June 2015
Although strong gains have been made in some areas of conservation, many species are facing increasing threats to their survival. According to an update from the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources Red List of Threatened Species, conservation successes like the (...) read more

Opinion: Sub-Saharan Africa, Addis and Paris
¤ Jomo Kwame Sundaram and Rudi von Arnim ¤ 23 June 2015
Jomo Kwame Sundaram is Coordinator for Economic and Social Development at the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations in Rome. Rudi von Arnim is Associate Professor of Economics at the University of Utah, Salt Lake (...) read more

Critics of World Bank-Funded Projects in the Line of Fire
¤ Kanya DAlmeida ¤ 23 June 2015
For an entire month beginning in February 2015, a group of between 40 and 50 residents of the Durgapur Village in the northern Indian state of Uttarakhand would gather at the site of a hydroelectric power project being carried out by the state-owned Tehri Hydro Development Corporation (THDC). (...) read more

U.N. Names Winners of First Nelson Mandela Prize
¤ Kitty Stapp ¤ 22 June 2015
The winners of the first-ever United Nations Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela Prize were announced Monday by General Assembly President Sam Kutesa, 25 years to the day that Mandela addressed the U.N. General Assembly to denounce apartheid in his home country of South Africa. They are Dr. Helena Ndume (...) read more

Democracy on the Retreat in Over 96 of the 193 U.N. Member States, Says New Study
¤ Thalif Deen ¤ 22 June 2015
Democracy is on the retreat and authoritarianism is on the rise in more than 96 of the U.N.’s 193 member states, according to a new report released here. The two regions of “highest concern” for defenders of civic space are Sub-Saharan Africa and the Middle East and North Africa, which between (...) read more

Opinion: Pope Francis’ Timely Call to Action on Climate Change
¤ Tomas Insua ¤ 22 June 2015
Tomás Insua is the founding Movement Coordinator of the Global Catholic Climate Movement, and a Fulbright Scholar at the Harvard Kennedy School. read more


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