Whilst the cost of inaction is far, far greater than the cost of inaction for many countries, it was difficult to come to an agreement to contribute to a fund helping those countries most affected by pollution from the industrial and most polluting countries.
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Some highlights of the invasion of Ukraine March 9-16
March 9-10 United States calls Russian disinformation about U.S. biowarfare labs in Ukraine “laughable.” Pentagon spokesman John Kirby dispelled on March 9 false claims by Russia that the U.S. is operating a biowarfare facility in Ukraine. State Department spokesman Ned Price said also on March 9 that Russia “is inventing false pretexts in an attemptContinue reading “Some highlights of the invasion of Ukraine March 9-16”
African misery and women inequality
The widespread sectarian violence and ongoing military conflicts in several political hotspots, including Syria, Iraq and Lebanon, have not only claimed thousands of human lives and devastated fragile economies but also undermined the U.N.’s longstanding plans to eradicate hunger and extreme poverty worldwide. The U.N. Development Programme (UNDP), the world body’s lead agency monitoring humanContinue reading “African misery and women inequality”
Lack of religious freedom South Sudan
The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom is calling attention to the statelessness of people of South Sudanese origin who are living in Sudan amid human rights abuses, including a lack of religious freedom. map from CIA World Factbook, converted from original format (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Sudan has implemented sharia Islamic law, which harshly impactsContinue reading “Lack of religious freedom South Sudan”