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News September 2017

ISIS Might be Defeated but the Challenge for Iraq is Just Beginning.

The Iraqi army and the various militias that support it, have stormed the town of Ayadiya, about 15 kilometers north of Tel Afar. This is the last Islamic State (IS) stronghold in the governorate (province) of Nineveh. Nineveh province, whose capital is Mosul, was once best known for its Assyrian ruins, in the north of…

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Africa. Urban Conflicts Scenarios.

Analysts said that in the future conflicts (especially internal wars) will be fought more and more in urban areas. How are governments, international institutions ready to answer to these new challenges? How will urbanization impact on security in Africa? On a geopolitical level one of the major ongoing trends worldwide is urbanisation. And that is…

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Peru. Kuczynski, One Year Later. A Little To Show.

President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski completed the first year of his term on July 28, with little to show. Corruption, an economy in recession, social conflicts and a hostile Congress has taken its toll. His popularity has fallen from 61 percent when he first took office, to 32 percent right now. “In our first year the…

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Advocacy

SDGs advocacy from UN to the Grassroots.

In 2000, the United Nations (UN) held a Millennium Summit and in its Millennium Declaration adopted the eight international Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) to be achieved by 2015.…

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Baobab

The Lion, Jackal and Man

It so happened one day that Lion and Jackal came together to converse on affairs of land and state. Jackal, let me say, was the most…

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Youth & Mission

Young People. The Voice of the Planet.

The students are on the streets, waving banners, banging drums, singing, chanting, and calling for an end to the causes driving climate change that is wrecking…

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