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Undocumented Migration Puts Pressure on New Chilean Government for Solutions

Lacombe (right), from Haiti, and Ricaela, a Dominican who recently arrived in Chile, pose at the stall where they work for a Chilean entrepreneur at a popular outdoor Sunday market in Arrieta, in Peñalolén, in eastern Santiago. CREDIT: Orlando Milesi/IPS By Orlando MilesiSANTIAGO, May 16 2022 – The pressure of the influx of migrants, especially Venezuelans, has reached a critical level in...

Zenas BioPharma Submits Investigational New Drug Application in China for ZB001 for the Treatment of Thyroid Eye Disease

WALTHAM, Mass. and SHANGHAI, China, May 15, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Zenas BioPharma, a global biopharmaceutical company committed to becoming a leader in the development and commercialization of immune–based therapies for patients in need around the world, today announced the submission of an investigational new drug (IND) application to the China National Medical Products Administration...

Youths’ Strident Voices Demand an End to Child Labour

Lucky Agbavor, a former child labourer from Ghana, shared personal testimony of his life at the 5th Global Conference on the Elimination of Child Labour as a former child labourer. Credit: Cecilia Russell/IPS Children forced into child labour are robbed of their childhoods with dire consequences the 5th Global Conference on the Elimination of Child Labour. Credit: Cecilia Russell/IPS By Fawzia MoodleyDurban,...

Alarm Bells for Africa, Child Labour in Agriculture Requires Urgent Action

Child Rights Advocate and 2014 Nobel Peace Prize winner, Kailash Satyarthi urged participants at the 5th Global Conference on the Elimination of Child Labour, organised by the International Labour Organization (ILO) in Durban, South Africa, to put their efforts to eliminate child labour back on track. Credit: Cecilia Russell/IPS By Sania FarooquiDurban, May 15 2022 – The Global Estimate on...

International CBI Units Put Extra Focus on Due Diligence Processes Amid Global Risks: CS Global Partners

London, May 13, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Financial Times' Private Wealth Management (PWM) magazine has hosted a virtual panel discussion on the impact of global risks on countries with Citizenship by Investment (CBI) programmes. As part of its PWM Perspectives series, the four–part panel discussion shares the views and insights of notable experts from major due diligence investigation...

Accelerated Application Processing (AAP) fast tracks Citizenship by Investment applications

Basseterre, May 13, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Citizenship by Investment Programme of St Kitts and Nevis is recognized as the fastest, safest, and most secure globally. It is the only CBI Programme that allows applicants to opt–in for an Accelerated Application Processing (AAP). Since 1984, St Kitts and Nevis – the smallest country in the Western Hemisphere allowed individuals...

One Hundred Years On, Argentine State Acknowledges Indigenous Massacre in Trial

During one of the hearings in Buenos Aires, the court trying a 1924 indigenous massacre in the Chaco heard the testimony of historian Nicolás Iñigo Carrera, from the University of Buenos Aires, who has been studying indigenous history in Argentina for decades. The expert witness described in detail the conditions in the Napalpí indigenous “reducción” or camp where the massacre took place....

Massive Deforestation in the Congo Basin Will Lead to Poverty

Sylvie Djacbou, Exchanging with indigenous communities and somes civil societies around the Impact of Cameroon growth and employment strategy through structural projects like Agro-industries on Indigenous communities. @inside their sacred forest, Assok/Mintom, South Region Cameroon By Sylvie Djacbou DeugoueYAOUNDÉ, May 13 2022 – Growing up amid under the leafy canopy of the Congo Basin rainforest,...

Call to Freedom for Millions of Children Trapped in Child Labour as Global Conference Comes to Africa

A child beneficiary holding a drawing portraying domestic violence, at the Centre for Youth Empowerment and Civic Education, Lilongwe, Malawi which partnered with the ILO/IPEC to support the national action plan aimed at combating child labour. Credit: Marcel Crozet/ILO By Joyce ChimbiNairobi, May 13 2022 – Children washing clothes in rivers, begging on the streets, hawking, walking for kilometres...

The Time to Support the Global South is Now

General Assembly Holds Emergency Special Session on Ukraine. Credit: UN Photo/Evan Schneider  The abstentions of some developing and emerging countries in the vote on the Ukraine resolution in the UN General Assembly in early March is a warning signal. Among the more than 140 countries that voted for the resolution were primarily those in the Global South where Europe is particularly engaged...