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Closure of Displacement Camps in Northeast Nigeria Sparks New Crisis

Posted on 03 May 2024

In a concerning development from northeast Nigeria, the closure of all eight official displacement camps in Maiduguri has precipitated a new crisis. Over 150,000 internally displaced persons (IDPs), who had…
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Assessing Asia's Climate Crisis

Posted on 03 May 2024

Asia faced unprecedented climate challenges in 2023, as detailed in the World Meteorological Organization’s (WMO) “State of the Climate in Asia 2023” report. The continent continued to be the most…
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Solomon Islands Election: Balancing Global Powers and Local Priorities

Posted on 22 April 2024

In a significant move that could redefine the geopolitical landscape of the Pacific, Solomon Islanders headed to the polls in an election closely monitored by global powers. The election marks…
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Papua New Guinea's Consideration of a Gun Ban During Rising Violence

Posted on 22 April 2024

In a decisive move to curb the escalating gun violence, Papua New Guinea is contemplating a comprehensive gun ban. A recent multilateral conference, supported by the United Nations and the…
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Urgent Aid Measures Needed Amidst Gaza Crisis

Posted on 22 April 2024

In the wake of escalating tensions and humanitarian needs, the United Nations has intensified its call for increased assistance in Gaza. The UN humanitarian coordinator for the Palestinian territories emphasized…
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Empowering Youth for a Sustainable Future - Insights from the United Nations ECOSOC Youth Forum

Posted on 22 April 2024

The United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) Youth Forum has become a beacon of hope and action, as young leaders from across the globe convene at the UN Headquarters…
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Understanding Sudan’s Devastating Civil War

Posted on 22 April 2024

The civil war in Sudan, which erupted in April 2023, has rapidly escalated into one of the world’s most dire humanitarian crises. The conflict began with a violent power struggle…
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World Bank Report Highlights Economic Disparities in IDA Countries

Posted on 22 April 2024

In a sobering assessment of global economic disparities, the World Bank’s latest report reveals a concerning trend among the world’s most vulnerable nations. The study, titled “The Great Reversal: Prospects,…
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Samoa Citizenship Bill: Trust and Fairness for Elders

Posted on 22 April 2024

In a significant move, the Restoring Citizenship Removed By Citizenship (Western Samoa) Act 1982 Bill aims to restore entitlement to New Zealand citizenship for people born in Samoa between 1924…
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European Regulations Impact Ethiopian Coffee Farmers

Posted on 22 April 2024

Coffee, Ethiopia’s biggest export, is facing challenges due to rules set by European authorities. Millions of smallholder farmers in Ethiopia are being asked to provide paperwork to prove that their…
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