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    Colombian president calls for an end to the War on Drugs

    Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). In his speech to the UN General Assembly, the Colombian president highlighted the necessity of ending the war on drugs and...

    Earl Hutchinson, Bill Fletcher and Dr. Ron Daniels on the state of the mid-term...

    Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). September 26, 2022 — On this edition of Vantage Point, Earl Ofari Hutchinson and Bill Fletcher join the Professor Dr. Ron...

    Exploding the Myth of African Responsibility for Slavery (Part 1)

    Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). By David Comissiong — Now that our Caribbean governments have launched a serious effort to secure the payment of Reparations for the...

    South Sudan violence proliferating, warn independent rights experts |

    Women and girls continue to be gang-raped and survivors have been described as “zombies, physically and emotionally dead”, according to the UN Commission on...

    Sida supports ILO’s work across the Humanitarian-Development-Peace Nexus (2022-2025)

    Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). With the aim of contributing to the UN 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the ILO’s 2019 Centenary Declaration for the Future...

    60+ Black organizations send CBC letter opposing “Fund the police” bills.

    Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). 65 Black-led Organizations Urge the Congressional Black Caucus to Oppose H.R. 6375 and H.R. 6448 To: Congressional Black CaucusDate: September 21, 2022RE:...

    Renewable energy jobs hit 12.7 million globally

    Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). © Stéphane Bellerose / UNDP GENEVA (ILO News) – Worldwide employment in renewable energy reached 12.7 million last year,...

    The Pan-African Unity Dialogue Calls for an Immediate Ceasefire in Ethiopia

    Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Demands that all Parties Commit to a Comprehensive Peace Settlement The Pan African Unity Dialogue (PAUD) condemns the resumption of war between...

    Australia: Groundbreaking decision creates pathway for climate justice on Torres Strait Islands |

    The Committee issued its ground-breaking decision after examining a joint complaint filed by eight Australian nationals and six of their children – all indigenous inhabitants of...

    War crimes have been committed in Ukraine conflict, top UN human rights inquiry reveals...

    The finding came in the first report by the Independent International Commission of Inquiry on Ukraine, which was set up in March this year, at...

    Ukraine refugees: Eager to work but need greater support |

    Lives on Hold: Intentions and Perspectives of Refugees from Ukraine, is based on 4,800 responses from people who have fled the brutal war in...

    Ukraine war-induced crisis affecting women and girls disproportionately: UN report |

    The policy paper developed by gender agency UN Women and the Secretary-General’s Global Crisis Response Group, describes how the war has widened gender gaps...

    Cambodia: UN-backed tribunal ends with conviction upheld for last living Khmer Rouge leader |

    The decision of the Extraordinary Chambers in the Court of Cambodia (ECCC) to uphold the conviction of the regime’s last surviving leader, Khieu Samphan,...

    Ethiopia: Civilians again mired in intractable and deadly war, Human Rights Council hears |

    In their first, extensive report to the Human Rights Council in Geneva, the International Commission of Human Rights Experts on Ethiopia said that they believed that crimes against...

    U.S. Treasury Funding Gives Black-owned Bank Boosts in Helping Minorities and Lower-Income Communities

    Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). ‘A great opportunity for Black banks across the country’ By Angela Swinson Lee, The Washington Informer — The year 2022 has proven to...

    Caricom Gravely Concerned About Security Situation

    Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) today said it is “gravely concerned” by the continuing deterioration of the security situation and the social...

    Myanmar spiralling ‘from bad to worse, to horrific’, Human Rights Council hears |

    “With each report I have warned that unless UN Member States change course in the way they collectively respond to this crisis, the people...

    World falling ‘far short’ of pledge to protect minority rights: Guterres |

    The UN chief was speaking in New York at an event to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the adoption of the Declaration on the Rights...

    No Hereditary King or Queen Among Them

    Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). By Dr. Maulana Karenga — On this the 57th year and 228th season of our coming into being as an organization, it...

    You searched for value – USCRI

    Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). ...

    Think of Puerto Rico

    Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). By Dan Rather and Elliot Kirschner, Steady — Think of Puerto Rico. The islands are getting slammed by Hurricane Fiona. The rains are...

    New platform highlights women’s leadership in tackling global challenges |

    The newly established UNGA Platform of Women leaders held an event where they discussed global issues under the theme of Transformative Solutions by Women Leaders...

    Third World Press 55th Anniversary Celebration

    Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). It is incredible that in the year 2022, many Americans are learning, for the first time, the many contributions that individual...