Transitional justice processes critical to lasting peace, Security Council hears

Michelle Bachelet was speaking during an open debate on the role of transitional justice—which includes mechanisms such as truth and reconciliation commissions—in building and...

Hair Discrimination Is Alive And Well

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Screenshot: Referee forces high school wrestler to cut dreadlocks in order to compete. By Dr. Julianne Malveaux — Andrew Johnson, a...

Use art to end slavery

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). To mark International Day for the remembrance of the slave trade, artist and ILO advocate, Gill Button, calls for...

Sir Hilary Beckles hails ‘abeng man’ Kamau

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The following statement was issued by the Vice-Chancellor of The UWI, Professor Sir Hilary Beckles, on the passing of...

These 19 black women fought for voting rights

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Black women like Harriet Tubman, Rosa Parks, Ella Baker and Mary Church Terrell played a major role in the...

Lawmaker Wants to Open a Dialogue About Reparations in Md.

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Del. Wanika Fisher (D-Prince George’s) wants the state to consider reparations for ancestors of Maryland slaves. By Hannah Gaskill, Maryland...

‘We must all do more’ to protect children in armed conflict: UN chief

Children have “no role in conflict”, the UN chief said, as he painted a damning picture of some 250 million youth living in countries...

What People Still Get Wrong About Segregation

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). African-American students from Saint Augustine College study while participating in a sit-in at a lunch counter reserved for white...

$683 million appeal to deliver reproductive health services, where they’re most needed

The sexual and reproductive health agency has launched a $683 million appeal this year to assist nearly 48 million women, girls and young people in 57 countries affected by conflict or...

‘Don’t forget Madagascar’s children’, UN appeals for long-term help as emergency worsens

Torrential rains two weeks ago affected 120,000 people, cutting off roads, destroying 174 schools and forcibly displacing 16,000, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) reported. Meanwhile,...

Course "Creating productive jobs through structural transformation"

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Course "Creating productive jobs through structural transformation" Source of original article: International Labour Organization (www.ilo.org). The content of this...

Rising prices and heavy taxation are threatening the sustainability of an age-old art in...

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Source of original article: Rezwan / Global Voices (globalvoices.org). The decorative wood carving and inlay art of Hoshiarpur in...

With science ‘held back by a gender gap’, Guterres calls for more empowerment for...

Pledging to end the gender imbalance in science, the UN Secretary-General António Guterres said in his  message for the Day that “dismantling gender stereotypes”...

U.S. Civil Rights and Human Rights Groups Say Water is a Human Right

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). His Excellency Mr. Babajide Sanwo-OluThe Executive Governor of Lagos StateGovernor’s Office,Lagos House Ikeja,Lagos, NIGERIA Email Communication Your Excellency: The Institute of the...

Radioactive material ‘a magnet for groups with malicious intent’, warns UN nuclear watchdog chief

More than 50 ministers and 2,000 experts in the field are attending the International Conference on Nuclear Security, hosted by the UN’s nuclear watchdog,...

non-transparent and —at times— arbitrary · Global Voices

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Source of original article: Raya Sharbain / Global Voices (globalvoices.org). The Jordanian government is increasingly monitoring and restricting access...

Group of Independent Experts Holds Initial Meeting in The Hague – International Justice Monitor

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). In late January, a Group of Independent Experts met in The Hague, the Netherlands to begin their task of...

ILO’s EIIP project participants obtain a contract from the Government

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

Global Support for Principle of Free Expression, but Opposition to Some Forms of Speech

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Although many observers have documented a global decline in democratic rights in recent years, people around the world nonetheless...

ICC Seeks Experts to Advise on Ntaganda Reparations – International Justice Monitor

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). International Criminal Court (ICC) judges have issued guiding questions that will help determine the nature of the reparations in the Bosco...

40% of Millennials OK with limiting speech offensive to minorities

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). American Millennials are far more likely than older generations to say the government should be able to prevent people...

The Future of Accountability Efforts in Guatemala in the Balance as New Hard-Line Government...

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Advocates of accountability for grave crimes and corruption are deeply concerned that under Guatemala’s new presidential administration and Congress, hard-won gains...

Merit-Based Nominations Key to Elect Most Qualified Judges – International Justice Monitor

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). In December 2020, the International Criminal Court’s (ICC) Assembly of States Parties (ASP) will elect a new prosecutor, its own new...

Four Witnesses Conclude Testimony as Kwoyelo’s Trial is Adjourned to March 2020 – International...

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The trial of Thomas Kwoyelo, a former commander of the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA), resumed this week before the...