Why Is Growth Slowing in China?

By Vladimir Popov and Jomo Kwame Sundaram
BERLIN and KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 10 2019 - China’s gross domestic product (GDP) grew by 14%. Since then, its growth rate has declined by more than half to 6.6% in 2018. The five-year moving average growth rate is at its... More >>

South-South Cooperation Offers Solutions to Urgent Climate Challenges

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The World had an ‘Unprecedented’ Number of People in Humanitarian Need this Year

Tropical Cyclone Idai made landfall on Mar.... More >>

Accelerating SDG Progress in Asia – Pacific

By Kaveh Zahedi and Van Nguyen
BANGKOK, Thailand, Dec 10 2019 - “The 2030 Agenda is coming to life”, declared the Secretary General at the opening of the first SDG Summit, a quadrennial event for the follow up and review of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable... More >>

Human Rights? But Not for Sanitation Workers

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The Chairman of the Geneva Centre, Ambassador Ghazi Jomaa, calls upon Empowering the Youth to Stand Up for Human Rights

By Geneva Centre
GENEVA, Dec 10 2019 (IPS-Partners)

All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights“: the words of the first Article of the Universal Declaration on Human Rights are perhaps the most resonant and cited... More >>

Social Summit Demands Stronger Commitments in Climate Talks

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Fostering Sustainable Urbanization and Rural-Urban Linkages

Karim Hussein (Senior International Development Specialist and Strategic Advisor)

David Suttie (International Fund for Agricultural... More >>