Senior humanitarian describes ‘horror scenes’ in Syria camps |

Speaking by videoconference to journalists in New York, Mark Cutts said humanitarians had seen “some real horror scenes” in the last few days, especially in the northwest, where he said the camps were “bad at...

Policy dialogue on the future of work

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). The European...

Gender-responsive employment policies for a job-rich and fair recovery

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). A new generation of national employment policies can play an important role to promote an inclusive, job-rich recovery from the...

Urgent action needed to protect Vietnamese workers trafficked to Serbia |

Eight companies, including Vietnamese labour recruitment agencies and Chinese construction firms registered in Serbia, have reportedly been implicated in serious human rights abuses, they...

It’s past time for America to do right by Haiti

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). The Biden administration needs a new policy toward migrants fleeing violence and poverty and to get behind grassroots democratic reform. By The...

The case for local reparations

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). By Michele Miller — The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated on April 4, 1968. Four days later, Civil Rights Warrior...

ILO holds public dialogues with candidates for Director-General

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). GENEVA (ILO...

16 recipients selected to receive $25,000 for housing

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). By Will Jones, ABC7 Chicago — Evanston is celebrating a major milestone in its reparations housing program: the city selected its first...

Japanese Americans join fight for reparations

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). By Michela Moscufo, NBC News — At a virtual town hall meeting in August, generations of Japanese American community organizers spoke alongside...

Reclaiming King, Ourselves and Our History

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). By Dr. Maulana Karenga — In the midst of our rightful celebration of the life and legacy of Nana Dr. Martin Luther...

The Maladjusted Madness of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). By Dr. Julianne Malveaux — From the third Monday of January, the federal holiday commemorating Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday, through...

Employment Policy Department Newsletter, November/December 2021

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Jan 18, 2022 Panel Discussion – Racial Healing for Justice: Reparations and Transformation

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). JAN 18, 2022 7:30 PM EST — Join us for a panel that will explore the history and progress of movements...

Sudan urged to stop unnecessary use of force against protestors |

Spokesperson Ravina Shamdasani said the human rights situation in Sudan continues to be of serious concern, with peaceful protestors killed or injured on a...

MLK Day Special Edition of Vantage Point

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Monday, January 17, 2022  3PM to 5PM ET — On this MLK Day edition of Vantage Point, host Dr. Ron Daniels...

ILO to release new analysis of labour market and social trends

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). The International Labour Organization (ILO) will publish a new edition of its World Employment and Social Outlook: Trends 2022 (WESO Trends),...

You searched for value – USCRI

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Horrors of Hiroshima, a reminder nuclear weapons remain global threat |

Those first nuclear weapons deployed by the United States, indiscriminately killed tens of thousands of non-combatants but also left indelible scars for the immediate...

Big data and the future of work

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). The...

UN rights office warns against rising hate speech in Western Balkans |

Spokesperson Liz Throssell said OHCHR was deeply concerned by recent incidents in both countries which saw individuals glorify atrocity crimes and convicted war criminals,...

Decade of Sahel conflict leaves 2.5 million people displaced |

Speaking to journalists in Geneva, the agency’s spokesperson, Boris Cheshirkov, informed that internal displacement has increased tenfold since 2013, going from 217,000 to a staggering 2.1...

Experts urge Iran to halt imminent execution of juvenile offender |

Mr. Shahbazi, now 20, was 17 when he was arrested for fatally stabbing a classmate during a fight involving four people.    He was scheduled...

UN chief: ‘We are in a race against time to help the Afghan people’...

Just two days ago, the United Nations launched its largest-ever humanitarian appeal for a single country, requiring more than $5 billion this year. Speaking to journalists in New York, the UN...

Dr. Waldaba Stewart, Former NY State Senator, Activist, and Educator, Dies at 85

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6HFGIRNs794 The Institute of the Black World 21st Century announces the ancestral transition of the Honorable Dr. Waldaba Stewart on January 1,...