UN Official Stresses Importance Of Cooperation Between Africa And Its Diasporas

A senior United Nations official today stressed the importance of establishing partnerships and cooperation between African-based decision-makers and diaspora communities worldwide to work on shared issues to improve the life of the continent’s peoples. “There is now clear recognition that […]

Tailoring Trade And Development Policy To Work For The Development Of Countries Most In Need

Last week the European Commission presented an agenda to tailor trade and investment policies in favour of countries most in need, while providing new and different support to emerging economies. Responding to the present-day realities of world trade, the European […]

Nepal Seeks Global Support To Eradicate Poverty

Permanent Representative of Nepal to the United Nations, Gyan Chandra Acharya claimed that though Nepal has made tangible progress in terms of reducing poverty, capacity constraints should be looked at to ensure sustained reduction in poverty. “Nepal’s poverty has reduced […]

Clean, Safe Water Remains A Pipe Dream For The Poor

Ms Asha Zugile, a resident of Kola village in Coast Region’s Kisarawe District,  says that during the dry season, she, and fellow women face difficulties in accessing water because they do not have boreholes as they depend on traditional wells […]

Global Climate Talks Face Tough Legal Questions

Whether last year’s U.N. climate conference in Durban delivered a breakthrough in the international community’s response to climate change or kick-started a new clash of paradigms will be debated for the next couple of years. From the perspective of the […]