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Stop colluding with corporate climate culprits!

Reporting from the climate summit, Jagoda Munic slams world leaders for failing to act after typhoon Haiyan.

Filed in: Climate Change Corporations Politics UN

Indigenous Colombians resist toxic anti-drug spraying

Why is the Colombian Air Force poisoning food crops? Johanna Rogers reports.

Filed in: Human Rights Indigenous Peoples Land UN

Refugees challenge Tunisia on human rights

Residents from the closed Choucha refugee camp are fighting for resettlement, not ‘local integration’.

Filed in: Human Rights Libya Politics Refugees Tunisia UN

What will happen when the MDGs expire?

Dan Smith gets to grips with the UN High Level Panel’s report on international development post-2015, and argues that it needs to go deeper.

Filed in: Development (Aid) Peace Poverty UN

The politics of humanity and the reality of aid

Former humanitarian chief defends the UN’s record during the civil war in Sri Lanka, but critics are unlikely to be convinced says Chris Harmer.

Filed in: Sri Lanka UN

Celebrating International Migrants Day

Recognizing migrants’ contribution on 18 December is an opportunity to speak up against discriminatory and divisive policies says Jan Brulc.

Filed in: Migration Politics Society UN United Kingdom

The day after the UN vote on Palestine

Becoming a ‘non-member state’ needs to bring practical as well as symbolic change says Frank Barat.

Filed in: Democracy Israel Palestine Politics UN

UN climate talks: if not now, when?

Climate change is finally on the Qatari political agenda but it’s time every country closed the ‘ambition gap’ says Wael Hmaidan.

Filed in: Climate Change Qatar UN

The Philippines' development should be towards equality

Jessica Cantos on the expiration of the Millennium Development Goals and the need to put people before profit.

Filed in: Development (Aid) Philippines Politics Poverty UN

Big business goes to Rio

With the Earth Summit just days away, Danny Chivers chronicles the urgent battle to stop corporates from hijacking the green agenda.

Filed in: Climate Change Sustainability UN

Killing Gaddafi: the death of legal justice

First it was Saddam, then bin Laden and now Gaddafi. The West gets its man but loses its humanity, says Felicity Arbuthnot.

Filed in: Conflict Libya Military Politics UN United States Violence

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