IPS teamed up with Friends of the Earth and the Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives to produce this set of recommendations for the future of the Green Climate Fund.
Recent floods exacerbate an already desperate situation for many civilians in war-torn Northwestern Pakistan.
After ethnic rioting erupted in Kyrgyzstan this summer, continued international engagement in the country is crucial to reduce the likelihood that violence will break out again, causing more casualties and unpredictable consequences for regional stability.
World powers can’t rely more on the International Monetary Fund to buffer the impact of the economic crisis on poor nations unless they fix many of the Fund’s flaws first.
Obama’s plan for Afghanistan will likely result in the U.S. (and NATO) being trapped in the region for decades to come.