By Megan Darby | Published on 31/01/2018 | 8:29 AM In a statement, the council president expanded concerns over the links between climate and violence in Africa to two regions that cover 26 countries … Continue Reading Climate change affecting stability across West Africa and Sahel: UN security council
By Richard Nield | Published on 03/01/2018 | 9:31 AM Amid conflict since Muammar Gaddafi was deposed in 2011, gas pipelines have been shelved, leaving two new power plants reliant on burning crude Libya … Continue Reading Libya burns dirty oil for electricity as Islamic State disrupts gas plans
Much of the literature on refugee warehousing and their impacts on the host country’s environment assumes that refugees are exceptional resource degraders. The dominant conceptualization of refugees’ impacts on the … Continue Reading The Environmental Impacts of Warehousing Refugees in Camps in Developing Countries
Environmental Justice Foundation report says 10% of the global population is at risk of forced displacement due to climate change. John Vidal in Barcelona – Monday 2 November 2009 19.05 EST Global warming will … Continue Reading Global warming could create 150 million ‘climate refugees’ by 2050
By Phemo Kgomotso, Regional Technical Specialist, Ecosystems and Biodiversity, UNDP Regional Service Centre for Africa. Date: June 16, 2017 Would forced migration end, if people knew that they could survive and … Continue Reading Land degradation and migration: Will restoring the land keep people at home?
Opinion|Analysis Politics | Domestic & Foreign Policy: By Jenkins Macedo | June 10, 2017 | 08:50 PM As a nation, we have reached a pivotal point in our history since … Continue Reading What does the economic nationalist agenda of “Trumplomacy” means for US Foreign Policy?
By Jeremy Greenstock Chairman, United Nations Association – UK, Natalie Samarasinghe Executive Director, United Nations Association – UK Making the SDGs count will require global cooperation, public involvement and effective … Continue Reading A new era for development
UNHCR expresses alarm at deteriorating security situation in South Sudan. By: Mary Theru Wambui | 7 April 2017 | Français LAMWO, Uganda – Following a recent attack on the town of Pajok in … Continue Reading More than 6,000 flee fresh South Sudan violence into Uganda
You are reading this brief disclosure because of your interests in refugees and displaced persons. No one wants to be a refugee! It is a very painful life mostly fill … Continue Reading The Indispensable Escapes: The Experiences of a Refugee
By: Jenkins Macedo, Editor/Founder, INDESEEM; Date: 02.28.2016 The US and Russia has finally decided that they can settle their selfish difference over their so-called national security interests in Syria and the … Continue Reading Why I feel the United Nations has failed the Syrian people?
Written By: Scott O’Connell, Telegram & Gazette Staff Posted Nov. 15, 2015 at 5:51 PM; Updated Nov 16, 2015 at 8:41 P WORCESTER – U.S.- and foreign-born residents alike call Worcester … Continue Reading Clark researchers examining relationships between U.S.-born, foreign-born Worcester residents
Source: Jakarta Post “No one leaves home unless home is the mouth of a shark.” Overview In the last few days, the world witnessed one of the horrible terror attacks … Continue Reading Where the Governors Got it Wrong: Resettling Syrian Refugees in the United States
Recently, Tony Blair, the former Prime Minister of UK wrote an opinion piece in the CNN Opinions in which he still seems to maintain that the invasion of Iraq was inevitable and … Continue Reading An Open Response to “Tony Blair’s: The clear lesson of Iraq war”
Over the past few months we’ve witnessed and continue to witness events unfold in Europe about the refugee crisis in the Middle East, North Africa and Asia. We’ve heard and … Continue Reading Europe Refugee Crisis
Mega-scale dams built in the developing world are often fashioned as a move towards sustainable societies. But activists argue that these projects leave many displaced, with disastrous consequences for societies. … Continue Reading Injustice is just one dam thing after another
The Lower Mekong River, Vientiane Province, Lao PDR Photo credit: Jenkins Macedo BY STELLA PAUL STOCKHOLM (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – … Continue Reading As the need for power surges, are small – or big – dams the answer?