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Tuesday, September 19, 2017

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COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh

Rohingya: A Trail of Misfortune

Forsaken and driven out by their home country Myanmar, tens of thousands of Rohingyas are struggling to survive in Bangladesh’s border districts amid scarcities of food, clean water and medical care, mostly for children and elderly people.

Farid Ahmed | Migration & Refugees | Asia-Pacific

“We are a World in Pieces”

I am here in a spirit of gratitude and humility for the trust you have placed in me to serve the world’s peoples. “We the peoples”, and our United Nations, face grave challenges. Our world is in trouble. People are hurting and angry. They see insecurity rising, inequality growing, conflict spreading and climate changing.

António Guterres | Global

Out of Africa: Understanding Economic Refugees

Not a single month has passed without dreadful disasters triggering desperate migrants to seek refuge in Europe. According to the International Organization for Migration (IOM), at least 2,247 people have died or are missing after trying to enter Europe via Spain, Italy or Greece in the first half of this year. Last year, 5,096 deaths were recorded.

Anis Chowdhury and Jomo Kwame Sundaram | Africa

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Africa’s “Must-Do, Can-Do” Decade

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ITUC: The Global Economic Model has Failed

Linda Flood | Labour | Global

World Hunger on the Rise Again

Baher Kamal | Africa

Communities Can be Role Models for Sustainable Development

Nik Sekhran | Global

Caribbean Picks Up the Pieces After Monster Storm

Kenton X. Chance | Caribbean Climate Wire | Latin America & the Caribbean


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Opinion

“We are a World in Pieces”

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Out of Africa: Understanding Economic Refugees

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