Trade costs of non-tariff measures now more than double that of tariffs, finds new UN report

GENEVA, Oct 14 2019 (IPS-Partners)

(ESCAP News) – While applied tariffs in the Asia-Pacific region have halved over the past two decades, the number of non-tariff measures (NTMs) – policy regulations other than tariffs... More >>

Huge moment for Ethiopia as Abiy Ahmed wins Nobel Peace prize

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Wanted: Bold Leadership by António Guterres: On Sustainable Funding of United Nations

By Kul Chandra Gautam
KATHMANDU, Nepal, Oct 11 2019 - The... More >>

Austerity, the “New Normal”

Isabel Ortiz is Director of the Global Social Justice Program at Joseph Stiglitz’s Initiative for Policy Dialogue at Columbia University, former Director at the International Labour Organization... More >>

Obama’s Portraitist Challenges Napoleon’s Painter

Artist Kehinde Wiley discusses his work. Credit: A.... More >>

Justin Trudeau´s Blackface

By Jan Lundius
STOCKHOLM / ROME, Oct 11 2019 - Politics is a dodgy game, maybe even more so if you represent political views based on a moral approach. When the charismatic Justin Trudeau, son of a cosmopolitan liberal who served as Canada´s Prime Minister for... More >>